John Galanis, MD FACS Expert Witness
Curriculum Vitae

Contact this Expert Witness

  • Additional States: California, Florida, Illinois, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania
  • Company: Galanis Cataract and Laser Eye Center
  • Phone: (314) 633-8575
  • Cell: (314) 283-4644
  • Fax: (314) 743-8399
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Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Ophthalmology and Optometry

Keywords/Search Terms:

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.


Glaucoma Fellowship, University of Southern California School of Medicine; Residency in Ophthalmology, St. Louis University School of Medicine; MD, St. Louis University School of Medicine; BS Electrical Engineering, Washington University in St. Louis

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Additional Information

* 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 call me on my cell phone (314) 283-4644 – if I do not answer immediately it likely means I am with patients so leave a message and I will return your call promptly