Andrew F Calman, MD, PhD Independent Medical Examiner

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Specialty 1: Ophthalmology

Specialty Focus: Comprehensive evaluation of ocular injuries, diseases, and disorders of the eyes and visual system. UCSF clinical faculty. Testing and photography equipment comparable to a university eye department, including Goldman and Humphrey visual fields, OCT, ultra-widefield fundus photography and fluorescein angiography, corneal topography, VEP, ERG. Dr. Calman's detailed and well-researched IME reports usually result in prompt and favorable settlements.

Medical School: University of California, San Francisco

License(s): California

Years in Practice: 25

Experience:
  • 12 years performing IMEs
  • 35 IMEs performed
  • Deposed/Testified 26 times

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Dr. Andrew Calman is a full-time, board-certified comprehensive ophthalmologist with an active surgical practice, examining and treating patients with a variety of problems including retinal disorders, glaucoma, cataract, corneal disorders, eyelid disorders, and neuro-ophthalmic conditions affecting vision. He holds a BS and MS in Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry from Yale University (summa cum laude), and an MD and PhD in Microbiology and Immunology from UCSF (Dean's Prize, Chancellor's Fellowship), where he also completed residency training in ophthalmology. Dr. Calman holds clinical faculty positions at UCSF and California Pacific Medical Center, and has trained medical students from around the world in his private practice. He is Past President of the California Academy of Eye Physicians and Surgeons, and helped shape regional and national eye care policy as a member of the Medicare Carrier Advisory Committee and American Academy of Ophthalmology Health Policy Committee. He also serves as an Associate Examiner for the American Board of Ophthalmology, administering the oral examination for board certification. Dr. Calman has performed over 35 IME's for injury litigation, product liability, disability, and other matters. He has testified approximately equally for plaintiffs and defendants. He has been qualified as an expert in state and federal courts, and never disqualified. His reports are detailed, backed by extensive testing data, and well-researched. Most cases have settled after his IME report or deposition.