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 Expert  727172

Expert in Laser Vision Correction, LASEK, LASIK, Vision, Ophthalmology, Eye Drugs and Devices, FDA Eye Trials

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

New York (NY)
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Summary of Expertise:

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Expert is known as the most experienced no-cut, no-flap, all-laser eye surgeon in his region. He was the first laser surgeon to stop performing the older LASIK procedure, successfully replacing the procedure with the latest and more modern, safer, less invasive, no-cut, no-flap, all-laser LASEK and epi-LASAK procedure for the best eye surgery satisfaction in his area of practice. He performs over 1,000 eye surgery procedures each year and over 11,000 procedures including LASIK, LASEK, PTK, PRK, AK and PK since the beginning of his career. His results include 20/20 or better vision for all his customers.

He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology. He received his M.D. from Columbia University's College of Physicians and Surgeon and completed his residency at Harvard University's Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary. He completed additional fellowship training in corneal transplantation and refractive surgery at Emory University.

Besides practicing as an ophthalmologist, Expert is a professor at Harvard and also teaches and trains dozens of ophthalmologists on LASIK procedures and LASEK and epi-LASEK techniques in the US and internationally (India, China, Taiwan, and Ukraine).

He has performed extensive clinical research in laser vision correction. Most of his articles contain information about Hyperopic LASIK, hyperopic PRK, re-treatment one year after photorefractive keratectomy (PRK) for myopia, refractive surgery, Holmium Laser Thermokeratoplasty (LTK) for hyperopia surgery, bilateral laser in-situ, LASIK laser vision correction. He has also written about upcoming techniques in vision correction, cataract surgical techniques and cornea and external disease.

He has consulted for several financial and medical companies and corporations (see consulting experiences for more details).


astigmatic keratotomy




corneal transplantation


electron beam pumped excimer laser


excimer laser


eye care


flying-spot scanning




laser corneal surgery


laser in-situ keratomileusis


laser ophthalmology






ocular transplant


ophthalmic pharmaceutical product






radial keratotomy




refractive eye surgery

Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: New York, New York;  Yonkers, New York;  Newark, New Jersey;  Jersey City, New Jersey;  Paterson, New Jersey;  Elizabeth, New Jersey;  Bridgeport, Connecticut;  New Haven, Connecticut;  Hartford, Connecticut;  and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution   Honors
2004   MBA   Management and Entrepreneurship   NYU   Beta Gamma Sigma
1992   MD   Medicine   Columbia University   Honors
1987   AB   Biology   Dartmouth College   Cum Laude

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

2000 to




Laser center




He runs a laser vision care, supervising the most highly-trained, best-qualified staff in ophthalmology to provide the most advanced laser vision correction surgery using both LASIK and LASEK procedures.

2000 to






Attending Surgeon, Resident Instructor


He is an attending surgeon and performs corneal transplant, pterygium, and trauma surgery. He is also a Resident instructor and teach residents surgerical procedures in general and cornea clinic.

1998 to 2000


ST. Vincent's Hospital






He served as co-director of refractive surgery with the chairman and started the Refractive Surgery Program. He also assisted in installing the first solid-state excimer laser in the United States, valued at almost half a million dollars.

1997 to 2000


Long Island College Hospital




Clinical Assistant Professor


He worked as a part time faculty staff member, supervising the cornea and general clinic twice a week. He also taught resident students surgical techniques in ophthalmology.

Career Accomplishments:

American Council on Biotechnology and Science, American Council on Science and Health, American Bureau for Medical Advancement in China, MENSA, American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, American Research in Visual Science and Ophthalmology


MD, ABO Ophthalmology

Professional Appointments

Director of Refractive Surgery at his affiliated hospital, Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at a major teaching hospital in New York, Attending Surgeon and Resident Instructor and Attending Surgeon and Cornea Clinic Instructor at two different specialty hospitals

Medical/Professional Internships

Transitional Internship in Obstetrics, pediatrics, medicine, surgery, ophthalmology, ER and ICU at St. Vincent's Hospital and Medical Center, completed in 1963; Residency in Ophthalmology at Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, completed in 1996; Fellowship in corneal transplantation and refractive surgery (laser vision correction) at Emory University, completed in 1997.

Publications and Patents Summary

HE has 3 US patents granted and pending. He has published extensively, both nationally and internationally. He has authored over a dozen peer-reviewed publications in various ophthalmic journals. He has published over 100 articles on LASIK, laser vision correction, refractive surgery and corneal transplantation.

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • He also consulted for a financial group providing equities research for $1 billion hedge fund, specializing in short positions in ophthalmology-related companies.
  • He has worked as a consultant in the medical field providing expert medical opinions on medical malpractice, HMO claims and denial-of-payments for a medical care management corporation. He also served as a senior medical consultant and physician liaison for a medical company initiating an MD-MD marketing and sales program as well as refining Internet search algorithms while serving on the Medical Advisory Board.
  • He also consulted and assisted with human clinical FDA trials of second-generation solid-state laser as a Principal investigator for a major medical corporation.
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Expert Witness:
Expert Witness Experience Summary:
He has reviewed 100 cases for expert review for ophthalmology claims. He has been an expert reviewer and consultant in the field of biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, healthcare and medicine for a major healthcare expert group.
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.

International Experience:
Years   Country / Region   Summary
2007 to 2008   Ukraine   He helped ophthalmologists set up laser vision correction center in the Ukraine, supplying him with some US medical equipments.

Language Skills:
Foreign Language   Description
German   He is conversational in the language.

Additional Skills and Services:

He has developed and delivered various seminars and lectures for national meetings of the AAO and the ARVO. He has lectured abroad in Canada as well as in China, India and Ukraine.


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