Peter J. Timoney, MD

Director, Oculofacial Plastic and Orbital Surgery

Practice areas

Practice areas

Clinical interests

  • Aesthetic Surgery Specializing in the Face and Eyelids
  • Botox® (Botulinum Toxin) Treatment
  • Congenital Eyelid and Orbital Disorders
  • Correction of Eyelid Malposition
  • Cosmetic Brow Lift
  • Droopy Eyelids
  • Eyelid, Orbital and Lacrimal Trauma
  • Oculoplastic Reconstruction
  • Ophthalmic Graves' Disease
  • Orbital Tumors
  • Tearing and Lacrimal Outflow Issues

Peter J. Timoney, MD

Director, Oculofacial Plastic and Orbital Surgery


Dr. Peter J. Timoney earned his medical degree at Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland. He served as an intern and resident in the UK Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences. He completed a two-year ASOPRS oculoplastics fellowship at Indiana University in Indianapolis.

He is the recipient of many ophthalmology and research awards and has contributed to numerous presentations, research projects and publications.

Faculty rank

Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology


University of Dublin, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland

University of Kentucky, Lexington

Oculofacial Plastic and Orbital Surgery, LLC, Indianapolis

Certifications or Special training
American Board of Ophthalmology

Advanced Eye Care

Shriners Medical Center
Fourth and Fifth Floors
110 Conn Terrace
Lexington KY 40508

Call 859-323-5867
Fax 859-323-8510

(Primary eye care and all subspecialty eye care)

Starting March 20, appointments will be scheduled at the new Shriner's location.

UK HealthCare Parking Garage (Parking Structure #8) is directly behind Shriners Medical Center.

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Advanced Eye Care

Kentucky Eye Institute
Suite 100
601 Perimeter Drive
Lexington KY 40517

Call 859-278-9393
Call 800-432-9278

(Retina and vitreous disorders)

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Advanced Eye Care

Kentucky Eye Institute
65 E. City Dam Road
Corbin KY 40701

Call 606-528-9393
Call 800-593-9393

(Retina and vitreous disorders, oculofacial plastic surgery) 

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Advanced Eye Care

Huffman & Huffman
503 N. Main St.
London KY 40741

Call 606-877-1877

(Corneal and external diseases, glaucoma, retinal and vitreous disorders, oculofacial plastic surgery) 

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Advanced Eye Care

Maysville Clinic and Surgery Center
1360 Medical Park Drive
Maysville KY 41056

Call 606-759-5341

(Retina and vitreous disorders, oculofacial plastic surgery, glaucoma, pediatric ophthalmology)

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Advanced Eye Care

Huffman & Huffman
Suite 250
355 Langdon St.
Somerset KY 42503

Call 606-679-7461

(Cornea and external diseases, glaucoma, retina and vitreous disorders, oculofacial plastic surgery)

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  1. Carossino M, Lee PY, Nam B, Skillman A, Shuck KM, Timoney PJ, Tsai YL, Ma LJ, Chang HF, Wang HT, Balasuriya UB.
    Development and evaluation of a reverse transcription-insulated isothermal polymerase chain reaction (RT-iiPCR) assay for detection of equine arteritis virus in equine semen and tissue samples using the POCKIT™ system.
    J Virol Methods. 2016 Aug;234:7-15.
  2. Mondal SP, Cook RF, Chelvarajan RL, Henney PJ, Timoney PJ, Balasuriya UB.
    Development and characterization of a synthetic infectious cDNA clone of the virulent Bucyrus strain of equine arteritis virus expressing mCherry (red fluorescent protein).
    Arch Virol. 2016 Apr;161(4):821-32.
  3. Pfahl K, Chung C, Singleton MD, Shuck KM, Go YY, Zhang J, Campos J, Adams E, Adams DS, Timoney PJ, Balasuriya UB.
    Further evaluation and validation of a commercially available competitive ELISA (cELISA) for the detection of antibodies specific to equine arteritis virus (EAV).
    Vet Rec. 2016 Jan 23;178(4):95.
  4. Sarkar S, Chelvarajan L, Go YY, Cook F, Artiushin S, Mondal S, Anderson K, Eberth J, Timoney PJ, Kalbfleisch TS, Bailey E, Balasuriya UB.
    Equine Arteritis Virus Uses Equine CXCL16 as an Entry Receptor.
    J Virol. 2016 Apr;90(7):3366-84.
  5. Balasuriya UB, Crossley BM, Timoney PJ.
    A review of traditional and contemporary assays for direct and indirect detection of Equid herpesvirus 1 in clinical samples.
    J Vet Diagn Invest. 2015 Nov;27(6):673-87.