Robert G. Josephberg, MD Independent Medical Examiner
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Specialty 1: Ophthalmology

Specialty 2: Disability Evaluations

Keywords/Search Terms: Diabetic retinopathy,personal injury, macular degeneration, all eye diseases, retinal and vitreous diseases, endophthalmitis,retinal detachments, all eye work related injuries, work, accidental and other eye diseases, orbital trauma, double vision, loss of vision, and eye trauma. Dr Josephberg is well versed in workman's compensation and work related related injuries. He has done numerous exams on accident related injuries along with malpractice claims. He will use state and or AMA guidelines

Medical School: Albany Medical College

License(s): NY, NJ, FL

Years in Practice: 38

  • 35 years performing IMEs
  • 500 IMEs performed
  • Deposed/Testified 25 times

IME Certification: Workers' Compensation

IME Training: Courses, Prudential

Additional Information

Recognized as a world expert in all fields of Retina and Vitreous. Has taught for the past 33 years as Chief of Retina at Westchester Medical Center, a premier tier one trauma center in The USA and associated with NY Medical College. Great communicator. Well published and respected by his peers and patients . Peer reviewer of several major retinal journals. Member of Multiple Societies , including AAO, NYSMS ,NYSOS, ARVO and ASRS , Patent Holder of the world renowned Sutureless vitrectomy technique done by almost every retinal surgeon and specialist in the world, and the newly invented and patented and well received Josephberg-Besser scleral Depressor to find retinal tears in the office and in the operating room .Educator of not only his peers worldwide ,but residents and medical students for last 35 years. Voted into the prestigious 2017 Retina Hall of Fame. Multiple visits around the world as a volunteer on Project Orbis to teach Retina to overseas retinal specialists and ophthalmologists. Featured on the TV show 20/20 with Geraldo Rivera. Very qualified and relaxed in depositions and at trial. Dr Josephberg has worked on legal issues for the State of New York, New York City and for Medicare fraud and review for the State of Florida. He has been used by multiple lawyers including defending Coors Beer and Chris Craft Boats on different types of cases. Very comfortable with Worker's compensation cases ,liability cases along with medical and surgical malpractice cases. He is a specialist in retinal diseases, vitreous diseases, and endophthalmitis. He deals with complications from cataract removals. Dr Josephberg provides comprehensive expertise in eye diseases, injuries, vein occlusions, glaucoma and intravitreal injections, He has an active private practice and is fellowship trained at the prestigious Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. All written reports provided in a timely manner. He does both plaintiff and defense deposition.