Orbital Disease and Surgery
Dr. Palu’s practice includes evaluation and treatment of orbital diseases. These include inflammatory conditions (pseudotumor, idiopathic orbital inflammation), thyroid disease, and infections (orbital cellulitis).
Dr. Palu also treats orbital tumors include primary orbital tumors (lymphoma, hemangioma, fibrous histiocytoma, melanoma, lympangioma, vascular malformations), metastatic tumors, tumors extending from the skin, from the sinuses and from the brain.
Dr. Palu has over 23 years of extensive experience in treating patients who have sustained orbital injuries and injuries around the eyes. His experience includes orbital fractures, orbital floor fractures (blowout fractures), retrobulbar hemorrhages (orbital hemorrhages), post-traumatic enophthalmos and the late consequences of orbital fractures and injuries. Dr. Palu also performs enucleation and socket reconstruction to treat and improve the appearance in patients who have lost an eye. Dr. Palu also performs orbital exenteration and orbital reconstruction.
Dr. Palu will often work in conjunction with surgeons in other specialties to treat structures around the eyes.
Dr. Palu’s Training
His training at New York University Medical Center included treating trauma patients at Bellevue Hospital, where he has taught since 1989 as part of his teaching at New York University School of Medicine and New York University Medical Center. During his fellowship in Boston he treated trauma patients at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary and Massachusetts General Hospital.
Schedule a Consultation
To learn more about orbital disease and surgery or to schedule a consultation at one of our NYC or New Jersey offices, call 212-213-2002.