Diabetic Retinopathy Expert Witnesses

Diabetic retinopathy 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 diabetic retinopathy. The diabetic retinopathy expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Diabetes, Endocrinology, Legal Medicine, Ophthalmology, and Optometry.

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,macula,eye surgery,vision loss,patent,antitrust,eyedrops,pharmaceuticals,coding,reimbursement
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...

John Galanis, MD FACS Galanis Cataract and Laser Eye Center

California
Ophthalmology, Optometry - cataract surgery malpractice, glaucoma surgery malpractice, LASIK, PRK, refractive surgery, implant lens, vision loss, eye trauma, , cornea, retina, optic nerve, orbit, macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, ophthalmology, ophthalmologist, macula, retinal detachment, patent litigation.
* Board Certified in Ophthalmology by the American Board of Ophthalmology * Fellowship in glaucoma, Estelle Doheny Eye Institute, University of Southern California * Fellow, American Academy of Ophthalmology * Fellow, American College of Surgeons * Board of Directors, St. Louis Society for the Blind and Visually Impaired * Assistant Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology - St. Louis University School of Medicine * Adjunct Assistant Professor- University of Missouri St. Louis School of Optometry * Excellent communication skills -experienced speaker to the public and medical professionals * 25 years of experience as an expert witness in ophthalmology * Qualified as an expert in state and federal court * Experienced in deposition and trial testimony * Available for plaintiff and defense cases * Experienced in patent litigation. * I have served as an expert witness in several major intellectual property cases for pharmaceutical companies and ophthalmic device manufacturers. * Feel free to...

Thomas D Tyler, MD, PhD

San Carlos, California
Ophthalmology - Vision Loss, Ocular Disease, Diabetic Retinopathy, Neuroophthalmology, Sight Disorders, Retinal Detachment, 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., is a board-certified ophthalmologist, with extensive experience in the development of medical devices. Dr. Tyler is a graduate of the University of Texas Medical School, Houston. Dr. Tyler is part of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Dr. Tyler provides comprehensive record review and Independent Medical Examinations; verbal and written reports provided in a timely manner; depositions/court testimony for defense or plaintiff.

John Galanis, MD FACS Galanis Cataract and Laser Eye Center

Florida
Ophthalmology, Optometry - cataract surgery malpractice, glaucoma surgery malpractice, LASIK, PRK, refractive surgery, implant lens, vision loss, eye trauma, , cornea, retina, optic nerve, orbit, macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, ophthalmology, ophthalmologist, macula, retinal detachment, patent litigation.
* Board Certified in Ophthalmology by the American Board of Ophthalmology * Fellowship in glaucoma, Estelle Doheny Eye Institute, University of Southern California * Fellow, American Academy of Ophthalmology * Fellow, American College of Surgeons * Board of Directors, St. Louis Society for the Blind and Visually Impaired * Assistant Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology - St. Louis University School of Medicine * Adjunct Assistant Professor- University of Missouri St. Louis School of Optometry * Excellent communication skills -experienced speaker to the public and medical professionals * 25 years of experience as an expert witness in ophthalmology * Qualified as an expert in state and federal court * Experienced in deposition and trial testimony * Available for plaintiff and defense cases * Experienced in patent litigation. * I have served as an expert witness in several major intellectual property cases for pharmaceutical companies and ophthalmic device manufacturers. * Feel free to...

Jordan L Geller, MD Geller Endocrinology & Internal Medicine, Inc.

Palm Beach, Florida
Endocrinology, Diabetes - Thyroid, pituitary, adrenal, parathyroid, osteoporosis, metabolic bone disease, hypercalcemia, hypocalcemia, cortisol, thyroid cancer, hypopituitarism, medical board, medications, neuropathy, diabetic retinopathy, hypoglycemia, Internal Medicine, General Internal Medicine, Diabetes, Hashimotos
I am dual board-certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Internal Medicine and Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Metabolism. I hold active licenses in California, Florida, and New York, and maintain a full-time office-based private practice. I am current with national board certification and continuing medical education. I have extensive experience as an expert in Endocrinology, and have worked on numerous legal cases. My expertise includes legal consulting, depositions, trial testimony, 402 expert hearings, jury education, and strategy. Many cases have focused on diabetes, involving issues such as exacerbation from injury, improper medication administration, hypoglycemia, diabetic neuropathy, diabetic retinopathy, unlawful job termination, and criminal defense. Additionally, I have worked on cases related to thyroid cancer, osteoporosis, hypopituitarism, hypothyroidism, adrenal disease, product labeling, and deceptive medical claims. I have collaborated with attorneys n...

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

John Galanis, MD FACS Galanis Cataract and Laser Eye Center

Illinois
Ophthalmology, Optometry - cataract surgery malpractice, glaucoma surgery malpractice, LASIK, PRK, refractive surgery, implant lens, vision loss, eye trauma, , cornea, retina, optic nerve, orbit, macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, ophthalmology, ophthalmologist, macula, retinal detachment, patent litigation.
* Board Certified in Ophthalmology by the American Board of Ophthalmology * Fellowship in glaucoma, Estelle Doheny Eye Institute, University of Southern California * Fellow, American Academy of Ophthalmology * Fellow, American College of Surgeons * Board of Directors, St. Louis Society for the Blind and Visually Impaired * Assistant Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology - St. Louis University School of Medicine * Adjunct Assistant Professor- University of Missouri St. Louis School of Optometry * Excellent communication skills -experienced speaker to the public and medical professionals * 25 years of experience as an expert witness in ophthalmology * Qualified as an expert in state and federal court * Experienced in deposition and trial testimony * Available for plaintiff and defense cases * Experienced in patent litigation. * I have served as an expert witness in several major intellectual property cases for pharmaceutical companies and ophthalmic device manufacturers. * Feel free to...

Ravi Pandit, MD MPH

Maryland
Ophthalmology, Optometry - retinal detachment, retinal tear, cataract complication, eye trauma, eye injury, iruptured globe, diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration, macular hole, epiretinal membrane, artery occlusion, vein occlusion, uveitis, intravitreal injection, endophthalmitis, vitrectomy, scleral buckle, laser
Ravi R. Pandit, MD, MPH is a clinically-active, board-certified, fellowship-trained, medical and surgical retina specialist. He has experience and expertise in the medical and surgical management of all diseases of the vitreous, retina, and macula as well as a specialized expertise and interest in the medical and surgical management of ocular trauma. Dr. Pandit trained at the top-ranked U.S. medical school, public health school, ophthalmology residency, and surgical/medical retina fellowship programs. His expertise is similarly distinguished and well-recognized: Dr. Pandit has served as faculty at Johns Hopkins where he was responsible for training medical students, residents, and fellows; published widely in major ophthalmology journals; and given talks at numerous ophthalmology meetings. He is a full member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and serves in leadership roles for the American Society of Retina Specialists and American Society of Ocular Trauma. Dr. Pandit has...

Ahmed M Elkeeb, MD Mason Eye Institute

Columbia, Missouri
Ophthalmology - Retina Specialist, vitreo-retinal specialist, retinopathy of prematurity, diabetic retinopathy, retinal detachment, macular degeneration, endophthalmitis,
As a vitreoretinal surgeon, I see a wide variety of ocular conditions and diseases in adults mostly those with retinal issues. In any given outpatient clinic, I will have managed patients with diabetes mellitus, hypertension, uveitis, retinal tears, retinal detachments, macular degeneration, and cataract surgery related complications. I often perform minor procedures such as injections, lasers and retinal detachment repairs in my outpatient clinics as well. These procedures include panretinal photocoagulation laser, focal/grid laser, laser retinopexy, pneumatic re-attachment procedure, intravitreal anti-VEGF and corticosteroid injections, and periocular corticosteroid injections. In the operating room, I perform numerous surgical procedures which include posterior vitrectomies, scleral buckles, intraocular lens fixation and pars plana glaucoma drainage device placement. I have been involved in medical student, resident and vitreoretinal fellow education throughout my career...

John Galanis, MD FACS Galanis Cataract and Laser Eye Center

St.Louis, Missouri
Ophthalmology, Optometry - cataract surgery malpractice, glaucoma surgery malpractice, LASIK, PRK, refractive surgery, implant lens, vision loss, eye trauma, , cornea, retina, optic nerve, orbit, macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, ophthalmology, ophthalmologist, macula, retinal detachment, patent litigation.
* Board Certified in Ophthalmology by the American Board of Ophthalmology * Fellowship in glaucoma, Estelle Doheny Eye Institute, University of Southern California * Fellow, American Academy of Ophthalmology * Fellow, American College of Surgeons * Board of Directors, St. Louis Society for the Blind and Visually Impaired * Assistant Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology - St. Louis University School of Medicine * Adjunct Assistant Professor- University of Missouri St. Louis School of Optometry * Excellent communication skills -experienced speaker to the public and medical professionals * 25 years of experience as an expert witness in ophthalmology * Qualified as an expert in state and federal court * Experienced in deposition and trial testimony * Available for plaintiff and defense cases * Experienced in patent litigation. * I have served as an expert witness in several major intellectual property cases for pharmaceutical companies and ophthalmic device manufacturers. * Feel free to...

John Galanis, MD FACS Galanis Cataract and Laser Eye Center

New Jersey
Ophthalmology, Optometry - cataract surgery malpractice, glaucoma surgery malpractice, LASIK, PRK, refractive surgery, implant lens, vision loss, eye trauma, , cornea, retina, optic nerve, orbit, macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, ophthalmology, ophthalmologist, macula, retinal detachment, patent litigation.
* Board Certified in Ophthalmology by the American Board of Ophthalmology * Fellowship in glaucoma, Estelle Doheny Eye Institute, University of Southern California * Fellow, American Academy of Ophthalmology * Fellow, American College of Surgeons * Board of Directors, St. Louis Society for the Blind and Visually Impaired * Assistant Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology - St. Louis University School of Medicine * Adjunct Assistant Professor- University of Missouri St. Louis School of Optometry * Excellent communication skills -experienced speaker to the public and medical professionals * 25 years of experience as an expert witness in ophthalmology * Qualified as an expert in state and federal court * Experienced in deposition and trial testimony * Available for plaintiff and defense cases * Experienced in patent litigation. * I have served as an expert witness in several major intellectual property cases for pharmaceutical companies and ophthalmic device manufacturers. * Feel free to...

John Galanis, MD FACS Galanis Cataract and Laser Eye Center

New York
Ophthalmology, Optometry - cataract surgery malpractice, glaucoma surgery malpractice, LASIK, PRK, refractive surgery, implant lens, vision loss, eye trauma, , cornea, retina, optic nerve, orbit, macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, ophthalmology, ophthalmologist, macula, retinal detachment, patent litigation.
* Board Certified in Ophthalmology by the American Board of Ophthalmology * Fellowship in glaucoma, Estelle Doheny Eye Institute, University of Southern California * Fellow, American Academy of Ophthalmology * Fellow, American College of Surgeons * Board of Directors, St. Louis Society for the Blind and Visually Impaired * Assistant Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology - St. Louis University School of Medicine * Adjunct Assistant Professor- University of Missouri St. Louis School of Optometry * Excellent communication skills -experienced speaker to the public and medical professionals * 25 years of experience as an expert witness in ophthalmology * Qualified as an expert in state and federal court * Experienced in deposition and trial testimony * Available for plaintiff and defense cases * Experienced in patent litigation. * I have served as an expert witness in several major intellectual property cases for pharmaceutical companies and ophthalmic device manufacturers. * Feel free to...

Robert G. Josephberg, MD

Yonkers, New York
Ophthalmology - Chief of Retina, NY Medical College, macular degeneration, endophthalmitis, diabetic retinopathy, retinal detachments, retina tears,vitreous floaters and flashes, laser ,cryopexy, vitrectomy ,open globe injuries,retinal surgery, cataracts, orbital trauma, eye trauma, cataract complications, uveitis
Recognized as a world expert in all fields of Retina and Vitreous. Has taught for the past 33 years as Chief of Retina at Westchester Medical Center, a premier tier one trauma center in The USA and associated with NY Medical College. Great communicator and presents well. . Well published and respected by his peers and patients . Peer reviewer of several major retinal journals. Member of multiple societies , including AAO, NYSMS ,NYSOS, ARVO and ASRS(American Society of Retinal Specialists ) and the Westchester Medical and Ophthalmology Societies. He has been board certified for 40 years and has active licenses in New Jersey , New York and Florida. He has never had a claim against his license . Patent holder of the world renowned Suture less vitrectomy technique which is now done by almost every retinal surgeon and specialist in the world today . He changed the course of retinal surgery with this suture less technique and instruments he invented . The patents and instrumen...

Steven M Williams, MD Mohawk Valley Retina

New Hartford, New York
Ophthalmology - Retina, Macula, Optic Nerve, Glaucoma, Uveitis, Ocular Surgery, Ocular Trauma, Ocular Infections, Ocular Oncology, Neuro-ophthalmology, Retinal Detachment, Diabetic Retinopathy
Dr. Steven Williams is a Board Certified Ophthalmologist and Vitreoretinal Surgeon. He is the founder and managing partner of a busy vitreoretinal surgical practice with over 20 years of clinical experience. He provides patient care and resident training at the nearby Upstate Medical University Ophthalmology Residency Program. Dr. Williams is an expert in complex eye diseases including; vitreoretinal diseases, ocular surgery, management of surgical complications, glaucoma, uveitis, ocular oncology, ocular infections, and optic nerve disorders. He lectures on these subjects to ophthalmology residents, as well as other eye care providers. He also has served as a Trustee at St. Elizabeth Medical Center providing quality assurance and medical performance oversight. Dr. Williams has served as a consulting expert witness for over fifteen years.

Ravi Pandit, MD MPH

Fargo, North Dakota
Ophthalmology, Optometry - retinal detachment, retinal tear, cataract complication, eye trauma, eye injury, iruptured globe, diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration, macular hole, epiretinal membrane, artery occlusion, vein occlusion, uveitis, intravitreal injection, endophthalmitis, vitrectomy, scleral buckle, laser
Ravi R. Pandit, MD, MPH is a clinically-active, board-certified, fellowship-trained, medical and surgical retina specialist. He has experience and expertise in the medical and surgical management of all diseases of the vitreous, retina, and macula as well as a specialized expertise and interest in the medical and surgical management of ocular trauma. Dr. Pandit trained at the top-ranked U.S. medical school, public health school, ophthalmology residency, and surgical/medical retina fellowship programs. His expertise is similarly distinguished and well-recognized: Dr. Pandit has served as faculty at Johns Hopkins where he was responsible for training medical students, residents, and fellows; published widely in major ophthalmology journals; and given talks at numerous ophthalmology meetings. He is a full member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and serves in leadership roles for the American Society of Retina Specialists and American Society of Ocular Trauma. Dr. Pandit has...

Benjamin H. Bloom, MD Benjamin H. Bloom, M.D.

Wynnwood, Pennsylvania
Ophthalmology - Retinal Diseases, Diabetic Retinopathy, Macular Degeneration, Laser Surgery
Board Certified, American Board of Ophthalmology Fellow, American Academy of Ophthalmology Member, American Society of Retina Specialists

John Galanis, MD FACS Galanis Cataract and Laser Eye Center

Pennsylvania
Ophthalmology, Optometry - cataract surgery malpractice, glaucoma surgery malpractice, LASIK, PRK, refractive surgery, implant lens, vision loss, eye trauma, , cornea, retina, optic nerve, orbit, macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, ophthalmology, ophthalmologist, macula, retinal detachment, patent litigation.
* Board Certified in Ophthalmology by the American Board of Ophthalmology * Fellowship in glaucoma, Estelle Doheny Eye Institute, University of Southern California * Fellow, American Academy of Ophthalmology * Fellow, American College of Surgeons * Board of Directors, St. Louis Society for the Blind and Visually Impaired * Assistant Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology - St. Louis University School of Medicine * Adjunct Assistant Professor- University of Missouri St. Louis School of Optometry * Excellent communication skills -experienced speaker to the public and medical professionals * 25 years of experience as an expert witness in ophthalmology * Qualified as an expert in state and federal court * Experienced in deposition and trial testimony * Available for plaintiff and defense cases * Experienced in patent litigation. * I have served as an expert witness in several major intellectual property cases for pharmaceutical companies and ophthalmic device manufacturers. * Feel free to...

Maria Stephanie R. Jardeleza, MD, FACS, FASRS

Ooltewah, Tennessee
Ophthalmology - Vitreoretinal Surgery, Surgical Retina, Medical Retina, Retina, Diabetic Retinopathy, Macular Degeneration, Endophthalmitis.
I am a board certified ophthalmologist who is fellowship trained in Clinical and Surgical Diseases of the Vitreous and Retina. I spent over 10 years completing my medical and surgical training in Ophthalmology and Vitreo-retinal surgery in the United States. I am presently the only vitreoretinal surgeon in a multispecialty private practice in Chattanooga TN with a referral base from the surrounding 4 states. I received my medical degree from the University of the Philippines. I completed an Ocular Pathology fellowship at the Wilmer Eye Institute Johns Hopkins Hospital and residency training in Ophthalmology at Boston University Medical Center. I completed a clinical fellowship in Diseases and Surgery of the Retina and Vitreous at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary-Harvard Medical School program, where I was chief retina fellow my second year. I was the medical director of Ophthalmology at the Texas Diabetes Institute (TDI), where I performed thousands of outpatient retina...

Melissa Bohonos, MD Expedient Medicolegal Services

San Antonio, Texas
Ophthalmology - Ocular Disease, Diabetic Retinopathy, Retinal Detachment, Vision Impairment, Standard of Care, Retinal Tear, Macular Degeneration, Optic Nerve, Eye Trauma, Vision Loss, Complications, Blindess, Sight Disorders, Traumatic Eye Injury, Surgical Intervention, Reduced Night Vision
Dr. Melissa Bohonos is board-certified in Ophthalmology by the American Academy of Ophthalmology. She is fellowship trained in Glaucoma and is a comprehensive ophthalmologist in active practice seeing patients of all ages. Dr. Bohonos completed her ophthalmology training at Boston Medical Center, a level 1 trauma center with maximum exposure to a wide variety of ocular trauma pathology and cases. Dr. Bohonos has had additional fellowship training in Glaucoma and has performed over a thousand glaucoma procedures including complex glaucoma/cataract surgery, minimally invasive glaucoma surgery (canaloplasty, istent implant), trabeculectomy, tube shunt implant, selective laser trabeculoplasty, cytophotocoagulation (cpc) and many more. Dr. Bohonos also has extensive experience with dry eye disease management including in post LASIK patients. Dr Bohonos has been in clinical practice for more than 15 years. She has served as faculty at University of Illinois, Urbana and at State Universit...

Carolyn R. Carman, OD, FAAO Low Vision Centers of Texas

Houston, Texas
Optometry, Ophthalmology - Visual, ocular, brain injury, field, acuity injury/impairment, low vision, legal blindness, visual rehabilitation, traumatic brain injury, glaucoma, eye trauma, retinal detachment, diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration
Dr. Carolyn Carman has over 30 years of experience in comprehensive eye care for all ages and specializing in visual impairment due to ocular injury, ocular disease, or brain injury. She has been involved in expert witness testimony for over 20 years and serves both plantiff and defense counsel. She is a residency-certified, licensed, practicing Therapeutic Optometrist and Glaucoma Specialist in Texas. Dr. Carman is presently the Director of the University of Houston Center for Sight Enhancement and is a Clinical Professor in the College of Optometry, specializing in low vision and visual impairment. Dr. Carman is the former Chair of the Texas Optometry Board after receiving 2 Texas Governor appointments. She has served as Chair of multiple national committees, was awarded the Texas Rehabilitation Association Physician of the Year, the Texas Optometric Association Young Optometrist of the Year as well as the Molly Brown Leadership Awards. She currently serves on the State of Texa...

Jacqueline W Wong, MD Ophthalmic Advisory Group, LLC

Bainbridge Island, Washington
Ophthalmology, Optometry - Eye Trauma Injuries, Eye Surgery Complications, Eye Infections, Vision Loss, Retinal Detachment, Macular Degeneration, Diabetic Retinopathy, Eye Toxicity from Medications, Eye Complications from surgical procedures, Medical-Legal Evaluations
I have been a practicing comprehensive ophthalmologist and specialized vitreoretinal surgeon since 1996. While serving as Assistant Clinical Professor at Texas Tech University, I gained extensive expertise in managing complicated eye disorders, ocular surgical complications, eye trauma, and eye infections. I have utilized my clinical experience in work as a QA/UR reviewer for many carriers as well as in reviewing and being both a defense and plaintiff expert witness for ophthalmology malpractice and personal injury cases. My goal is to always deliver balanced unbiased objective expert opinions in a cost-effective timely manner.