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Expert in Endoscope Design and Evaluation

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Maine (ME)
Education Work History Career Accomplishments Consulting Services Expert Witness

Summary of Expertise:

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Expert received his B.S. and M.S. degrees in Optics from The University of Rochester's Institute of Optics, respectively. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Connecticut.

He accepted the position of principal optical engineer at Dyonics, Inc., the predecessor of Smith and Nephew Endoscopy. While at Dyonics, he was responsible for the development of new concepts in medical endoscopy, including the technical management of product development. During his tenure at Dyonics, he designed video endoscopic products, engineered fiberoptic illumination and sensor systems, developed new techniques for the optical characterization of endoscopes, and invented new endoscope designs, resulting in the issuance of several patents.

He served as assistant professor at the University of Massachusetts in Lowell while at the same time establishing a medical optics design and consulting company. He left teaching to focus full time on the development of his company, which was the predecessor of Lighthouse Imaging Corporation. He became Chief Technology Officer of Lighthouse after accepting outside investment to further grow the company.

Expert is listed as inventor or co-inventor in 21 patents and has published more than 20 papers in the areas of medical optics and endoscopy. He continues his work in medical optics as the president of an optics company, a consultancy devoted to assisting startups and Fortune 500 companies who are incorporating optics into their medical devices.

Expert has extensive experience in lens design, is familiar with the construction of optical and fiberoptic measurement equipment to specifications. He provides product support for optical projects beginning with feasibility studies and ending with production engineering and documentation preparation. He is also experienced with the Zemax lens design program.




optical engineering


optical lens design


lens design


optical measurement


optical equipment


endoscope design



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Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Boston, Massachusetts;  Lowell, Massachusetts;  Cambridge, Massachusetts;  Lynn, Massachusetts;  Quincy, Massachusetts;  Newton, Massachusetts;  Somerville, Massachusetts;  Lawrence, Massachusetts;  Manchester, New Hampshire;  and Nashua, New Hampshire.

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1982   Ph.D.   Electromagnetics and Physics Electronics   Universityof Connecticut  
1977   M.S.   Optics   University of Rochester, NY  
1975   B.S.   Optics   University of Rochester, NY  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Title   Responsibilities

2015 to






Consultancy devoted to assisting startups and Fortune 500 companies who are incorporating optics into their medical devices

1985 to 2015


Lighthouse Imaging Corporation




He provides consulting services to the medical device industry.

1984 to 1985


University of Massachusetts at Lowell


Assistant Professor


He established the optics department.

1981 to 1984


Dyonics, Inc.


Principal Optical Scientist


Career Accomplishments:

He is a member of the Society of Photo-Instrumentation Engineers and the Optical Society of America.

Professional Appointments

He has been a guest lecturer and is a member of the Patents Reviewing Panel of "Applied Optics." He has served as Conference Chairman for an SPIE meeting on Gradient-Index Optics and Miniature Optics. He has also served as Program Chairman for the 7th OSA Conference on Gradient-Index Imaging Systems.

Consulting Services:
Recent Client Requests:
  • Endoscope expert for consulting on forward viewing UV rigid rod endoscope.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your expert consulting needs.  Expert is available for consulting to corporate, legal and government clients.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Expert Witness:
Expert Witness Experience Summary:
Current experience as expert witness primarily involving IP cases. Particular expertise in medical optics and endoscopy.
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Expert in optical microscopy for litigation case involving endoscopes and optical scanning used in medical devises .
  • Intraocular expert for consulting.
  • Interventional radiologist TIPS expert witness for consulting on intraocular (IOL) lens design opacification phosphate buffer.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding expert testimony, litigation consulting and support, forensic services, or any related expert witness services.  A few litigation needs include product liability, personal injury, economic loss, intellectual property (patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright), and insurance matters.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Additional Skills and Services:

Conducted training seminars in the United States, Europe, and China.


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