Cataract Expert Witnesses

Cataract expert witnesses and consultants listed here may be able to form expert opinions, draft expert witness reports, provide expert witness testimony at deposition and/or trial as or serve as consulting (non-testifying) experts on cataract. The cataract expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Laser Surgery, Legal Medicine, Ophthalmology, Optometry, and Pediatric Ophthalmology.

Duane M Bryant, M.D. Duane M. Bryant, M.D.

Chula Vista, California
Ophthalmology, Optometry - Ophthalmologist, Cataract, Glaucoma, Ophthalmic Trauma, Intra-vitreal Injection, Eye Injury, Diabetic Retinopathy, Vein Occlusion, Macular Degeneration, Vision Loss/Impairment, Life Care Planning, Nexus Letters
I am a seasoned ophthalmologist with over 30 years of clinical experience with cataracts, glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, branch vein occlusion, central retinal vein occlusion. Surgical experience with cataracts, glaucoma, laser surgery for glaucoma, laser surgery for diabetic retinopathy, laser surgery for central vein occlusion and branch retinal vein occlusion, intravitreal Avastin injections. I have been involved in expert witness, peer chart review and IME work for more than 12 years. I am now doing Life Care Planning for cases of Visual Impairment. In addition, I am available for live video for consultation, deposition, arbitration and mediation.

Andrew F. Calman, MD, PhD Premier Eyecare

San Francisco, California
Ophthalmology, Optometry - Cataract,Glaucoma,Diabetic Retinopathy,eye,vision,eye injury,eye injuries,retina,eye surgery,vision loss,patent,antitrust
Past President of the California Academy of Eye Physicians and Surgeons, and Associate Clinical Professor at UC-San Francisco, Dr. Andrew Calman brings comprehensive expertise in eye diseases, injuries and surgery, as well as outstanding availability and responsiveness. Attorneys have repeatedly praised Dr. Calman's deposition and courtroom skills. Most cases have settled favorably after his expert report or deposition. Dr. Calman is also knowledgeable about pharmacological patent and antitrust issues including Hatch-Waxman, Paragraph IV filings, inter parte review and BPCIA. Dr. Calman has served as an Ophthalmology Expert for the Medical Board of California, Associate Examiner for the American Board of Ophthalmology,and has developed national eye care policy with the Medicare Carrier Advisory Committee and the American Academy of Ophthalmology. He has an active private practice in San Francisco's Mission District, treating a wide variety of medical and surgical eye problems. D...

Thomas Tyler, MD, PhD Expedient Medicolegal Services

San Carlos, California
Ophthalmology, Optometry - Vision Impairment, Ocular Disease, Diabetic Retinopathy, Neuroophthalmology, Sight Disorders, Retinal Detachment, Retinal Tear, Macular Degeneration, Optic Nerve, Eye Trauma, Eye Injury, Malpractice, Cataract, Glaucoma, Vision Loss, Surgery, Complications, Standard of Care, Blindness
Thomas Tyler, M.D., Ph.D., Q.M.E., is a board certified ophthalmologist, with extensive experience in the development of medical devices. Dr. Tyler is a graduate of University of Texas Medical School. Dr. Tyler is part of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Association of Cataract & Refractive Surgery. He hopes to bring expedient case resolution to any case presented to him as a qualified medical evaluator.

Gabriela A Rifkin, JD, MD Gabriela Rifkin, JD, MD, PA

Parkland, Florida
Ophthalmology - comprehensive ophthalmology, law degree, eye, surgeon, comprehensive, glaucoma, vision, malpractice, anterior segment, diabetes, vision loss, pterygium, cataract, eye injury, eye doctor
Gabriela Rifkin, J.D., M.D., is a board-certified comprehensive ophthalmologist, offering medical and surgical eye care for a variety of conditions. She has experience with cataracts, glaucoma, dry eye, macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, uveitis, conjunctivitis, and many other conditions and diseases affecting the eyes and vision. Dr. Rifkin is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania where she earned her medical degree and her law degree. She completed her internship at MacNeal Hospital in the Chicagoland area, followed by residency in ophthalmology at the University of Rochester in upstate New York. Her research has been accepted for posters and presentations at meetings and she has been published in IOVS, a prestigious ophthalmology journal . She is an active member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Society for Cataract and Refractive Surgery.

Oussama Boundaoui, MD Koziol-Thoms Eye Associates

Burr ridge , Illinois
Ophthalmology, Legal Medicine - Retina, cataract, medical retina, diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration, endophthalmitis, giant cell arteritis, glaucoma, cornea, minimally invasive, ocular surgery, cataract surgery
Associate professor of ophthalmology Hines Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Maywood, Illinois Fellowship trained medical retina specialist Comprehensive ophthalmologist

Ali Djalilian, MD University of Illinois at Chicago

Chicago, Illinois
Ophthalmology, Optometry - Cataract, surgery, Pterygium, keratoconus, Cornea Ophthalmology, Optometry, Retina, eye burn, dry eye, chemical, product liability, patent, ocular injury, non lethal projectile injury, paint or pepper ball, MDL
Renowned expert in ophthalmology and corneal surgery. University of Illinois at Chicago professor with expertise in severe corneal injuries (e.g., chemical, burns, flash grenade, ammonia, chlorine, pepper spray, bear spray, paint balls, etc). He is an expert in corneal wound healing disorders, corneal surgery and transplantation. He is an internationally recognized leader and instructor in the management of complex corneal diseases with more than 150 papers and book chapters published. He is also editor-in-chief of the most respected journal related in ocular surface disease. He has interacted with the FDA on clinical studies and has run international clinical trials for treatment of ophthalmologic diseases. He understands the complexity of intellectual property, device, and medication litigation as well as MDL and class action cases. He has been involved in personal injury, medical malpractice, etc. cases on both plaintiff and defense sides. He performs independent medical exam...

Neal A. Sher, MD, FAAO, FACS Medicolegal-Ophthalmology, LLC, Adjunct Faculty University of Minnesota and Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine

Chicago, Illinois
Ophthalmology, Laser Surgery - LASIK, PRK, cataract, glaucoma, refractive surgery, cornea, eye injury, chemical eye injury, laser vision correction, patent, ocular injury, non -lethal projectile injury, pain or pepper ball, MDL
A well -known ophthalmic surgeon with over 40 years of experience. Dr. Sher has an active corneal, refractive surgery and ophthalmology practice and specializes in laser vision correction (PRK and related procedures, complications of LASIK). Dr. Sher has been involved in the laser refractive surgery field since its earliest days and was one of the first surgeons in the world to perform excimer therapeutic and laser vision correction. He has performed thousands of cataract surgeries and treated numerous patients with glaucoma. He has authored two textbooks, several monographs and dozens of peer reviewed articles on refractive surgery. He is an Adjunct Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of Minnesota Medical School and currently, Adjunct Lecturer, Department of Ophthalmology at the Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL. Dr Sher has reviewed over 300 potential malpractice cases for both defense and plaintiff and malpractice insurers. These ...

Roger S Lash, MD

White Plains, New York
Ophthalmology - Ophthalmology, Cataract, Cataract Surgery, Surgical Complication, Eye Surgery Complications
Ophthalmology, Cataract and anterior segment surgery, cataract and other eye surgery complications

Harold P. Koller, MD, FACS, FAAP Harold P. Koller, M.D., LLC

Huntingdon Valley, Pennsylvania
Pediatric Ophthalmology, Ophthalmology - Strabismus - crossed eyes, Retinoblastoma, eye infections, eye trauma, retinopathy of prematurity, uveitis in children, leukocoria, pediatric brain tumors, birth defects, cataracts, glaucoma, learning disorders.
First prize, American Academy of Ophthalmology in 1974 for scientific exhibit Chair Section on Ophthalmology 1996-2000; American Academy of Pediatrics Outstanding Tulane Eye Alumnus 1996 Councilor: American Academy of Ophthalmology 1996-2002 TOP Doc - USA 2002 - 2011 TOP Doc, Philadelphia Magazine, 2003 - 2011

Michael L Harris, MD

South Charleston, West Virginia
Ophthalmology - Comprehensive, General, cataract, medical retina, glaucoma, trauma, cicatrizing, conjunctivitis, uveitis, complications, negligence, macular degeneration, anti vegf intravitreal injection, vitreous, floaters, retinal detachment, endophthalmitis, laser, keratitis
I am a full time practicing comprehensive ophthalmologist with special interest in refractive cataract surgery, medical retina, and glaucoma. I have been practicing for three decades and still greatly enjoy my work. I also enjoy the battle of wits and the detective aspect of a deep dive into the literature as an expert witness. I am very comfortable speaking in public and have extremely strong communication skills. My previous opportunities to provide expert opinions while on retainer proved to be successful on both a professional and personal level. I relish the opportunity to provide more of the same.