Dr. Huban Atilla, MD, FEBO, completed her medical studies at Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, followed by a residency in the Department of Ophthalmology in Ankara, Turkey. She served as an Associate Professor from 2002 to 2008 and has been a Professor at Ankara University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Ophthalmology since 2008. In 2021, she assumed the role of Head of the Ophthalmology Department at the same university.
Additionally, Dr. Atilla holds the positions of Director of Pediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus and Neuro-ophthalmology sections at Ankara University Faculty of Medicine. She has been serving as the General Secretary and President Elect of the Turkish Ophthalmological Society since 2021.
Dr. Atilla gained international experience by conducting research and undergoing foreign training at Washington University School of Medicine Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus in St. Louis, MO, USA from 1992 to 1993.
She’s actively involved in various professional organizations and societies. Dr. Atilla serves as an Executive Board Member of the European Board of Ophthalmology and as the Program Secretary of the Neuro-ophthalmology, Pediatric Ophthalmology, and Strabismus Section of EVER. She also holds the positions of General Secretary and President Elect in the Turkish Ophthalmological Society, as well as Past President of the Strabismus Section of the Turkish Ophthalmological Association.
Dr. Atilla is a member of multiple subspecialty groups within the Turkish Ophthalmological Society, including Strabismus and Neuro-Ophthalmology. She is also a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Association, European Strabismological Association, European Neuro-Ophthalmology Society, and European Pediatric Ophthalmology Society. She has received recognition for her accomplishments, including the American Academy of Ophthalmology Achievement Award.
With over 80 published articles and approximately 10 book chapters, Dr. Atilla’s research interests encompass a wide range of topics, including strabismus, low vision, albinism, and ophthalmic imaging.