Andrew F. Calman, MD, PhD Expert Witness

Contact this Expert Witness

  • Company: Premier Eyecare
  • Phone: (650) 270-9683
  • Cell: (650) 270-9683
  • Fax: 415 648 0719
  • Website:

Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Ophthalmology and Optometry

Keywords/Search Terms:

Cataract,Glaucoma,Diabetic Retinopathy,eye,vision,eye injury,eye injuries,retina,macula,eye surgery,vision loss,patent,antitrust,eyedrops,pharmaceuticals,coding,reimbursement


BS, Yale University ; MS, Yale University; MD, University of California; PhD, University of California

Years in Practice:


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Additional Information

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. Dr. Calman has 20 years of experience as an expert witness, including eye injuries, medical malpractice, independent medical examinations, and patent infringement and antitrust disputes involving ophthalmic pharmaceuticals. He has been qualified as an expert in state and Federal courts, and never disqualified. References, including multiple AmLaw 100 and corporate clients, are available upon request. He can be reached directly by email or at his cell number above.