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 Expert  726821

Expert in Eye Care, Ophthalmology, Eye Surgery, External Disease, Cornea, Refractive Surgery, Cataract


Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Indiana (IN)
USA
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Summary of Expertise:

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Expert is an ophthalmologist, with subspecialty training in cornea, refractive surgery, and cornea & external disease. He performs Cataract removal with lens implantation, LASIK laser refractive surgery, Corneal Transplants, Laser surgery and PRELEX multifocal lens implantation for those with bifocal or reading glasses to correct vision at both near and far distances. He consults on diseases of the eye, with concentration on the cornea and external disease. He also treats glaucoma with medications and surgery.

As a regional medical director of a major eye service center, he performs cataract, refractive and cornea transplantation surgeries. He is certified with the VISX S4 (CustomVue), Bausch and Lomb Technolas, and Alcon Summit Apex Plus excimer lasers as well a Nidek, Chiron ACS, and Hansotome keratomes. He is an organizer and lecturer for the Ophthalmology rotation at a major teaching hospital and medical school.

He also developed Microsoft Access databases to track cataract & refractive surgeries, patient surveys, staff photos/information, and intraocular lens calculations at his present eye clinic. He also developed patient education videos and DVDs for practice. He has special training in lemellar refractive surgery, excimer laser keratotomy, phototherapeutic excimer laser keratotomy, radial and astigmatic keratotomy and descemetrohexis course (DSEK).

CORNEA: His expertise include investigating recurrent corneal erosions using amoils epithelial scrubbers, corneal allografts protection, corneal tissue transplantation from a blind eye, bilateral penetrating keratoplasty, clear cornea cataract surgery, descemetrohexis, failure of corneal allografts treatment, and co-stimulatory signal blocker.

EYE/VISION: His experience include in vitro alteration of Schirmer's tear, eye wetting, anesthetic agents to treat eye conditions, pneumotonometry, LASIK candidacy – requirements and criteria, near contrast sensitivity and various other eye disease and conditions. He is experienced with near vision, vision sensitivity, photorefractive keratectomy on vision and numerous other topics involving vision.

GLAUCOMA: His experience includes clinical experience with Baerveldt implant in complicated glaucomas, glaucoma exams and digital cheat sheets, and various other topics involving glaucoma related issues.

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aniseikonia

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artificial cornea

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artificial pupil

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astigmatism

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behcet's disease

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binocular vision

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capsulorhexis

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cataract surgery

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choroid

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color blindness

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cornea

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corneal transplantation

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crystalline lens

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epikeratophakia

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filtering surgery

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fovea centralis

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glaucoma

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infectious ocular disease

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intraocular lens implantation

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iridectomy

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iris (biological component)

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keratotomy

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laser corneal surgery

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laser in-situ keratomileusis

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laser ophthalmology

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lens design

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lenticular burn

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macula lutea

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macular degeneration

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myopia

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ocular surface disease

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ocular transplant

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oculoplastic surgery

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ophthalmic device

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ophthalmic pharmaceutical product

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orbital evisceration

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orbital surgery

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orthokeratology

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pediatric keratoplasty

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pediatric ophthalmology

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penetrating keratoplasty

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phacoemulsification

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radial keratotomy

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scleral buckling

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sclerostomy

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trabeculoplasty

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uveitis

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vision defect

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vitrectomy


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Localities:
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Indianapolis, Indiana;  Fort Wayne, Indiana;  Bloomington, Indiana;  Muncie, Indiana;  Anderson, Indiana;  Lafayette, Indiana;  Cincinnati, Ohio;  Dayton, Ohio;  Springfield, Ohio;  and Hamilton, Ohio.

Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution   Honors
2005   MBA   Master of Business Administration   Ball State University   Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society
1994   Fellow   Cornea & Refractive Surgery Fellowship   Louisiana State University  
1992   Ophthalmogy   Residency in Ophthalmology   University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan   Walter R. Parker Resident Teaching Award, June 1991
1998   MD   Doctor of Medicine   University of Florida School of Medicine, Gainesville, Florida   Alpha Omega Alpha
1984   Bachelor of Science (BS)   Majors: Chemistry, Biology   University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida   Magna Cum Laude and General Honors, 1984

Work History:
Years   Employer   Title   Responsibilities

1994 to 2007

 

Eye Center Group

 

MD

 

Anterior Segment Eye Surgeon Regional Medical Director, Eye Center Group


Career Accomplishments:
Associations/Societies

American Medical Association American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery Alpha Omega Alpha Honors Society Indiana Academy of Ophthalmology Indiana State Medical Association Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society

Licenses/Certifications

Indiana Medical Lic.

Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, May 1994 (recertified 2004)

Professional Appointments

Medical Director, Eye Surgeon

Awards/Recognition

Magna Cum Laude and General Honors, Phi Beta Kappa, Presidential Scholarship, 1980-1984, Dean's List, 1980-1984, President's Honor Roll, 1980-1984, Honors Program member, 1980-1984, Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society

Medical/Professional Internships

He completed a medical internship in 1989 at Lloyd Noland Hospital, residency in ophthalmology in 1992 at Kellogg Eye Center, and Cornea and Refractive Surgery Fellowship in 1994 at Louisiana State University.


Publications:
Publications and Patents Summary

He has 7 peer-reviewed publications and 1 book chapter on corneal transplantation.

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - Journal of Cataract & Refractive Surgery  
 - Cornea  
 - American Journal of Ophthalmology  

Consulting Services:
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:
Various expert opinion for medical malpractice cases (Indiana panels)
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Expert in Cataract surgery.
  • Expert for consulting on soft tissue allografts - patent litigation.
  • Expert for consulting on hysterectomy gone wrong.
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.

Language Skills:
Foreign Language   Description
German   Courses in High School and College

Additional Skills and Services:
Training/Seminars

2004 - Amoils Epithelial Scrubber for Recalcitrant, Recurrent Corneal Erosions at the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS).

2002 - How Microsoft Office Suite Made My Office Sweet at the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS)

1994 - Accelerated Failure of Corneal Allografts Treated with CTLA4Ig, A Co-Stimulatory Signal Blocker at Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO

1993 - Centration of Photorefractive Keratectomy: Topographic Assessment at ARVO

1993 - Near Contrast Sensitivity Testing After Excimer Laser Photorefractive Keratectomy at ARVO

1992 - In vitro alteration of Schirmer's tear strip wetting by commonly instilled anesthetic agents at ARVO

1992 - Pneumatonometry using sterile single-use tonometer covers at the American Academy of Ophthalmology

Other Skills and Services

January 2006 - Descemetrohexis Course (DSEK)

September 1996 - Clear Cornea Cataract Surgery

July 1996 - Lamellar Refractive Surgery in Minnesota and Arizona

Dec. 1995 - Excimer Laser Keratotomy Certification Course Summit Technology, Inc.,

Oct. 1995 - Phototherapeutic Excimer Laser Keratotomy Summit Technology, Inc., and mini-fellowship in Massachusetts in Sept.

June 1994 - Radial and Astigmatic Keratotomy


 

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