About Me

Troy M. Karlik, D.O. completed his undergraduate training at Duquesne University, obtaining a B.S. in Pharmacy. Following this Dr. Karlik completed medical school at the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine. After a one year medical internship at the Western Pennsylvania Hospital in Pittsburgh, Dr. Karlik completed an ophthalmology residency at the University of Pittsburgh Eye and Ear Institute. His ophthalmology experience attained during residency was obtained from working at the University of Pittsburgh Eye and Ear Infirmary, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, the Pittsburgh Veteran's Hospital in Oakland and rotations at the University of New Mexico Hospital in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Dr. Karlik is a certified diplomat of the American Board of Ophthalmology. He treats all aspects of Ophthalmologic pathology. He has broad surgical experience, but focuses primarily on cataract and refractive surgery. Dr. Karlik has extensive experience in treating ophthalmic injuries by working in the emergency departments at UPMC-Presbyterian Hospital and the University of New Mexico Hospital in Albuquerque. During residency, Dr. Karlik made multiple clinical case presentations at the Eye and Ear Institute's grand rounds.

Dr. Karlik has hospital staff privileges at UPMC-Passavant, Allegheny General Hospital, and Ohio Valley General Hospital.

Dr. Karlik's societal memberships include the Pittsburgh Ophthalmologic society, Pennsylvania Academy of Ophthalmology, and the American Osteopathic Association.

Prior to medical school training, Dr. Karlik played Division I golf for Duquesne University and is currently a scratch golfer. He achieved Atlantic-10 Conference All-Academic Team Honors while competing in golf at Duquesne University.

Contact Information
Contact Information
  • Phone: (412) 931-8101 Call
  • Fax: (412) 931-8103
Practices
Hospitals
Hospital Affiliations
  • Allegheny General Hospital
  • Ohio Valley General Hospital
  • UPMC Passavant Hospital
Skills
Specialities
  • Ophthalmology
Clinical Focuses
  • Blepharoplasty repair of dermatochalasis
  • Cataract Evaluations
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Diabetic exams
  • Entropian / Ectropian repair
  • Excision/Repair of eyelid
  • Focal Argon Laser
  • Foreign body removal
  • Glasses/contact fittings
  • Glaucoma exams
  • Punctal plugs
  • Routine Medical Exams
  • Routine Vision Exams
  • Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty
  • Yag Capsulotomy
  • Yag Iridotomy
Languages
  • English
Education & Training
Education
  • Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
    DO
    1996 - 2000
  • Duquesne University School of Pharmacy
    BS, RPh
    1991 - 1996
Training
  • Ophthalmology Residency
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
    2001 - 2004
  • Osteopathic Intern
    The Western Pennsylvania Hospital
    2000 - 2001
Work Experience
Work Experiences
  • Karlik Ophthalmology, Inc.
    Physician
    2004-Present
Certifications
Board Certifications
  • Diplomate
    American Board of Ophthalmology
    2008
Affiliations
Professional Affiliations
  • Member
    American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Member
    Pittsburgh Ophthalmology Society
Accepted Insurances
North Hills Eye Associates / Karlik Ophthalmology