Expertise DescriptionI have more than 25 years experience in the field of Ophthalmology and Ophthalmic Surgery. My areas of expertise include eye care, cataract, glaucoma, pterygium, corneal diseases, corneal transplantation, laser and refractive surgery, LASIK (laser-assisted in situ keratomeleusis), PRK (Photorefractive Keratectomy), CK and related procedures. My consultations consist of running clinical trials and performing research for a number of leading ophthalmic device and pharmaceutical companies. I have over 15 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.
Areas of Expertise
My expert witness experience includes: Malpractice in ophthalmology, especially cornea and laser vision correction (over 125 cases reviewed); Mass torts, i.e. defective device of contact lens solution; Patent issues related to ophthalmic drugs and devices; Medical fraud for U.S. Department of Justice; Ammonia spill and ocular damage; Chlorine spill and ocular damage; Defective lasers / surgical instrumentation; Insurance fraud (plaintiff and defense).
My consulting services include: Medical malpractice in ophthalmology / ophthalmic surgery; Pharmaceutical Research; Pharmaceutical, Refractive Surgery; Refractive Surgery; U.S. Medical Monitor for Excimer Laser Studies; Drug Trials.
|National Board of Medical Examiners|
|American Board of Ophthalmology|
Awards & Affiliation
|FIght for Sight Travel Award|
|International Society for Refractive Surgery (ISRS)|
|American Academy of Ophthalmology|
|Medallion of Excellence|
|awarded by General David Petraeus for laser vision correction to U.S. troop|
|Alumni Scholarship Award – Boston University School of Medicine|
American Academy of Ophthalmology
Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases