Optometry Expert Witnesses

The SEAK Expert Witness Directory contains a comprehensive list of optometry expert witnesses who testify, consult and provide litigation support on optometry and related issues. Optometry expert witnesses and consultants on this page may form expert opinions, draft expert witness reports, and provide expert witness testimony at deposition and trial. The issues and subjects these optometry expert witnesses testify regarding may include: Glaucoma, Diabetic Retinopathy, Eye Trauma, Macular Degeneration, Vision Loss, Retina, Retinal Detachment, Cataract, Cataract Surgery, Eye Injury, Lasik, Prk, Refractive Surgery, Blindness, and Cornea.

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Andrew F. Calman, MD, PhD Premier Eyecare

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...

Inga Fors, OD AOA, COVD, NORA

Phoenix, Arizona
Optometry, Neuro-Ophthalmology - Neuro-Optometry, Neuro-Optometric Rehab, Concussion/Brain Injury Rehab, Post- Concussion Syndrome, Vision Therapy, Oculomotor Dysfunction, Nerve Palsies, Double Vision, Brain Injury. Eye Injury, Vision Loss, Diabetic and Hypertensive Retinopathy, Glaucoma, Pediatric Vision, Developmental delays
Dr. Inga Fors earned her Doctor of Optometry degree from Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, Tennessee. She has completed externships in Vision Therapy, Pediatrics, and Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation in Chandler, Arizona and an Ocular Disease and Primary Care externship at Malcolm Randall Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Gainesville, Florida. Dr. Fors is a member of the American Optometric Association, the College of Optometrists in Vision Development, Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation Association, and The Lion’s Club. She volunteers for school and sports vision screenings and has served on medical mission trips with Student Volunteer Optometric Service to Humanity (SVOSH) International to provide eye care in third- world countries, including several cities in Mexico and Costa Rica. In private practice since 2017, Dr. Fors has worked in Primary Care and specialties including: Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation, Pediatrics, Vision Therapy, and Ocular Disease. Her passion is Neur...

Leslie Weintraub, OD

Tucson, Arizona
Optometry, Human Factors - Visibiity, Malpractice, Vision, Conspicuity, HGN, DUI, DWI, Forensic Vision, Optometric Malpractice, Eye disease, Alcohol and HGN, Forensic vision and accident, Discernibility, Medical Optometry, Reaction Time, Perception
Dr. Leslie Weintraub, O.D. Board Certified Medical Optometrist and Visibility consultation/expert witness services for the plaintiff or defense. • Optometric medical malpractice, over 30 years of clinical experience • Visibility, dynamic VA, conspicuity and discernibility evaluation for automobile, pedestrian, bicycle and train accidents • HGN/DUI • Speaker/educator and author in publications involving visibility and automobile highway safety, bicycle and train accident reconstruction and HGN/DUI

Nathan J. Abraham, MD Abraham Eye Center

Valencia, California
Ophthalmology, Optometry - Eye trauma, ruptured globe, retinopathy, cataract surgery, LASIK surgery, PRK, laser vision correction, refractive surgery, refractive lens exchange, SMILE, cornea, corneal transplants, corneal ulcers, pterygium surgery, glaucoma, neuro-ophthalmology, retina, vision loss, blindness, endophthalmitis
My Vision Is To Improve Sight!TM"; the slogan I created, trademarked, and use as a compass to guide to how I treat every patient, every visit. I am a Board Certified, solo-practice comprehensive ophthalmologist that specializes in cataract, cornea, and refractive surgery. I completed internship in Internal Medicine at Eisenhower Medical Center in Rancho Mirage, CA. I then went on to ophthalmology training at Howard University in Washington, D.C. I continued training with completion of a fellowship in Cornea, Cataract, and Refractive Surgery at the prestigious UCLA Jules Stein Eye Institute in Los Angeles, CA. I am certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology (ABO) and an active member of the American Association of Ophthalmology (AAO). I have also been involved in clinical research studies aimed at maximizing visual outcomes in patients with high degrees of irregular astigmatism undergoing cataract surgery. My research experience in ophthalmology has helped guide my clinical p...

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.

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...

Purak Parikh, MD

Massachusetts
Ophthalmology, Optometry - General ophthalmology, Cataract Surgery, Intraocular lens, Corneal Transplantation, DMEK, DSAEK, DSEK, PKP, Eye Surgery Complications, Cornea Disease, Laser Vision Surgery, Refractive Surgery, LASIK, PRK, Glaucoma, Retina, Ocular Chemical Injury, Eye Trauma, Ophthalmology Trauma, Ocular trauma
- American Board of Ophthalmology Certified - Actively practicing medical and surgical ophthalmologist focusing on the specialty focus listed above. - Receives regional referrals and conducts second opinions most frequently in the field of cataract surgery and corneal pathology - Lecturer/presenter at national and regional meetings in the field of cataract surgery and corneal pathology - Published author of research articles and book chapters in the field of cataract surgery and corneal pathology (does not actively perform research) - Former President of New Hampshire Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons - Castle Connolly Top Doctors Recipient

John Galanis, MD 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.
• Expert in glaucoma – fellowship trained in medical and surgical management of glaucoma • Expert in cataract surgery - performed over 35,000 cataract procedures • Expert in laser refractive surgery and LASIK – 25 years of experience in refractive surgery • Excellent communication skills -experienced speaker to public and medical professionals • 25 years of experience as an expert witness in ophthalmology • Experienced in deposition and trial testimony • Available for plaintiff and defense cases • I deliver reviews in a timely and efficient manor • [email protected] • 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 Experienced in patent litigaton.

Purak Parikh, MD

Brookline, New Hampshire
Ophthalmology, Optometry - General ophthalmology, Cataract Surgery, Intraocular lens, Corneal Transplantation, DMEK, DSAEK, DSEK, PKP, Eye Surgery Complications, Cornea Disease, Laser Vision Surgery, Refractive Surgery, LASIK, PRK, Glaucoma, Retina, Ocular Chemical Injury, Eye Trauma, Ophthalmology Trauma, Ocular trauma
- American Board of Ophthalmology Certified - Actively practicing medical and surgical ophthalmologist focusing on the specialty focus listed above. - Receives regional referrals and conducts second opinions most frequently in the field of cataract surgery and corneal pathology - Lecturer/presenter at national and regional meetings in the field of cataract surgery and corneal pathology - Published author of research articles and book chapters in the field of cataract surgery and corneal pathology (does not actively perform research) - Former President of New Hampshire Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons - Castle Connolly Top Doctors Recipient

Ravi Pandit, MD MPH

Fargo, North Dakota
Ophthalmology, Optometry - retinal detachment, retinal tear, cataract complication, eye trauma, ruptured globe, diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration, macular hole, epiretinal membrane, artery occlusion, vein occlusion, uveitis, intravitreal injection, endophthalmitis, vitrectomy, scleral buckle, floaters, retinopexy
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...

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...

AMY KOTECHA, MD CAPITAL VISION

ARLINGTON , Virginia
Ophthalmology, Plastic Surgery Within the Head and Neck - Lasik, cataract surgery, pterygium surgery, medical retina, glaucoma, corneal procedures, facial aesthetics, oculoplastics, trauma and injuries, blepharoplasty, laser treatments, optometry, malpractice cases, ophthalmology emergencies, retinal lasers, intravitreal retinal injections, IMEs, coding
I am a Board Certified Ophthalmologist who graduated with honors from a highly competitive 6 year BS-MD program. I have over 20 years of clinical experience in ophthalmology and am familiar and experienced in most clinical and surgical fields of ophthalmology including but not limited to Lasik/PRK, cataract surgery, ocular trauma, glaucoma treatment and surgery, corneal diseases and surgeries , pterygium surgeries, retinal lasers and intravitreal injections, facial aesthetics including botox and fillers, and oculoplastics. I have over 10 years experience with and enjoy doing chart reviews, serving as an expert witness, and performing independent and disability medical examinations. I have significant knowledge and experience in dealing with ocular trauma and surgical complication cases. I have served on both defense and plaintiff cases. Other lawyers have highly complimented my services, as I deliver reviews in a timely and efficient manner. I am prompt, have excellent commu...

Peter Charron Charron Vision Therapy

Bellingham, Washington
Optometry, Blindness - Vision Rehabilitation, Visual impairments after TBI, Visual impairments after Concussions, Visual impairments after head injuries, Neuro-Optometry, Vision Therapy, Visual impairments after stroke, Pediatric Optometry, Developmental Delays, Brain Injuries
Peter Charron, OD, FCOVD is an Optometrist in Washington specializing in neuro optometry which includes the diagnosis and treatment of visual impairments secondary to concussions, TBI's and strokes. He earned a fellowship through the College of Optometrist in Vision Development (COVD) in 2013. He has given guest lectures on TBI and vision impairments to Master's level University students. His professional memberships include AOA, OPW, COVD and NORA. Through 14 years of clinical practice, he has become an expert in functional vision problems like convergence/accommodative disorders, ocular motor (eye tracking) deficits, Post Concussion Syndrome, visually related headaches, partial blindness, and visual-vestibular disorders; all of which can occur from head trauma. He is prompt, thorough, affable, and easy to communicate with. He can be reached by cell phone at 360 820 0952 or email: [email protected]

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.
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