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 Expert  726856

Expert in Ophthalmology, Retinal Diseases, Cancer-Related Survival

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Kentucky (KY)
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Expert is a Professor Emeritus of Ophthalmology at the Expert's University. He is board certified in ophthalmology by the American Board of Ophthalmology with special interests in Diseases of the Retina, Ophthalmic Pathology, Ocular Malignancies and Cancer-Related Survival Analysis.

During his 30-year career, he has performed approximately 15,000 laser treatments of the retina for a wide variety of diseases. He has also performed and analyzed approximately 10,000 retinal angiograms. In addition, he has spent two years as a fellow studying ophthalmic pathology at the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology in Washington, DC, following which he taught ophthalmic pathology for 30 years in the Department of Ophthalmology, Expert's University. His bio includes ninety-three publications in a variety of scientific journals and his major research interest is cancer-related survival and he has studied cancers involving the eye, the skin, the breast, and the head and neck.

CANCER: Expert is familiar with long-term course of patients with cutaneous melanoma, refined measurement of outcome for adjuvant breast carcinoma therapy, uveal melanomas and the correlation of cytologic features with prognosis, melanocytic lesions of the posterior Uvea and the impact of new pathologic concepts in prognosis and management, adenoid cystic carcinoma of the lacrimal gland, a method for determining the prognosis of uveal melanomas using a computerized assessment and various other cancers of the eye, skin, breast and head/neck.

OCULAR DISEASE: Expert is familiar with metastatic endophthalmitis, correlation of in vitro 32-P counts with histopathologic features of malignant melanomas of choroid and ciliary body, quantitative analysis of Callender's classification of uveal melanoma cells, tumors of the lacrimal gland, acute ischemic optic neuropathy in severe pre-eclampsia, vascular diseases of the retina and choroids, intraocular tumors and simulating lesions, enucleation for uveal melanoma, mucoepidermoid carcinoma of the conjunctiva, blastomycosis of the eyelid and other topics related to ocular or ophthalmology diseases.

TECHNIQUE/ RADIATION AND LASER: He has published articles on corneal burns and cataracts caused by argon laser therapy with the Rodenstock Panfunduscopic Lens, objective assessment of the malignant potential of intraocular melanomas with standard microslides stained with Hematoxylin-eosin, treatment of posterior Uveal Lesions by co-60 plaque radiotherapy versus enucleation, cobalt plaque radiotherapy for malignant melanomas of the choroid and ciliary body and much more.


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blood flow




coherent laser


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eye enucleation




fluorescein isothiocyanate


fovea centralis






laser beam


laser human health effect


laser operation


laser ophthalmology


ocular disease



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Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Indianapolis, Indiana;  Bloomington, Indiana;  Lexington, Kentucky;  Louisville, Kentucky;  Owensboro, Kentucky;  Cincinnati, Ohio;  and Hamilton, Ohio.

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution   Honors
1966   BA   Mathematics   Harvard College   Cum Laude
1971   MD   Medicine   Stanford University  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

1977 to


(Undisclosed University)


Departmen to Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences


Professor Emeritus


He conducted his private practice in retinal diseases, performed laser surgery for retinal diseases, taught ophthalmic pathology and laser surgery to medical students and residents, and performed cancer-related research.

Career Accomplishments:

American Academy of Ophthalmology, Kentucky Academy of Eye Physicians and Surgeons, Louisville Academy of Ophthalmology, Association for Research & Vision in Ophthalmology, American Association of Ophthalmic Pathologists, Georgiana Dvorak Theobold Society, County Medical Society, Kentucky Medical Association, American Medical Association,


License to practice medicine in Kentucky

Professional Appointments

Professor Emeritus, Membership Chairman of Cell Kinetics Society, Chairman of PCR Committee, President of UECEF Committee,

Medical/Professional Internships

Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, San Jose, California (Internship: 1971-71)

Publications and Patents Summary

93 scientific publications

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • He consulted on a case of ocular histoplasmosis where the plaintiff claimed negligence (approximately 1985). As an expert witness for defense, Expert advised settlement.
  • He consulted on case of ocular histoplasmosis where plaintiff claimed negligence (approximately 1989). As an expert witness for the plaintiff, the case settled on Expert's suggestion.
  • He consulted on a multi-million dollar suit concerning claimed ocular toxicity from a widely used drug.
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Expert Witness:
Expert Witness Experience Summary:
Expert has served as an expert witness on three occasions, testifying against an ophthalmologist in one instance and in defense of an ophthalmologist in another. He also served as an expert witness in a multi-million-dollar suit involving a widely used drug that was alleged to cause ocular injuries to some patients.
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Language Skills:
Foreign Language   Description
English   He has published 93 papers in scientific journals and fifteen personal essays in a variety of literary journals. Also has given hundreds of lectures over 30-year career as professor.

Additional Skills and Services:

He has taught hundreds of seminars in laser surgery, cancer-related survival, and ophthalmic pathology.

Other Skills and Services

He has published fifteen personal essays in a variety of literary journals.


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