Ophthalmology Independent Medical Examiners

Welcome to the SEAK National Directory of Independent Medical Examiners. The Ophthalmology Independent Medical Examiners found here provide independent medical exams (IMEs), medical evaluations, impartial examinations, independent medical assessments, vocational assessments, functional capacity evaluations, impairment ratings, second opinions, return to work evaluations, or fitness for duty exams to evaluate the extent of disability, permanent impairment or injuries.

Andrew F Calman, MD, PhD Premier Eyecare

San Francisco, California
Ophthalmology - 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.
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 Committe...

Charles Keller, MD HealthAdvise

Orange, California
Charles E. Keller, MD is Board Certified in Ophthalmology with over 25 years of experience caring for patients with complex eye diseases in Southern CA. He completed an advanced fellowship in Cornea. He specializes in non-surgical and surgical treatments utilizing the latest advancements in the treatment of eye problems such as cataracts, glaucoma, diabetic eye disease, retinal disease, corneal disease and eye trauma. Dr. Keller has been a consistent leader in the Southern CA area in the field of Ophthalmology. He was named Ophthalmologist for the Los Angeles Angels Major League Baseball Team, and he has led hospital teams by serving as the Chairman of the Ophthalmology/ENT Department at St. Joseph Hospital in Orange, CA. He was elected to serve as President of the Orange County Society of Ophthalmology. Dr. Keller consults for pharmaceutical companies providing advice on product improvement and creation. He has performed medical legal consultations for the last 15 years. Dr. ...

Richard S Casden, MD

Newtown, Connecticut
Ophthalmology - Columbia-educated, Yale-trained ophthalmologist with 44 years of clinical experience in all aspects of ocular disease and trauma. Particular expertise in disorders of the anterior segment, i.e. infections, inflammation, corneal disease, glaucoma. Vast surgical experience having performed over 10,000 cataract microsurgeries, lasers and lens implants. Over 30 years as Expert Witness for plaintiffs/defendants, prompt completion of reports. Superb communication skills, easily accessible to attorneys
EDUCATION Williams College, B,A. Magna Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa, 1971 Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons, M.D. 1975 Yale University School of Medicine, Resident in Ophthalmology 1976-1979 PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE ReFocus Eye Health of CT, Danbury,CT 2018-2023 President In addition to an active clinical practice, provided guidance in establishing preferred practice protocols for all ReFocus offices. Actively participated in recruitment of new doctors and the acquisition of quality practices. Richard S. Casden, M.D., P.C. dba Acuity Eye Care, Danbury, CT 1980-2018 Founder and Managing Partner Comprehensive ophthalmology including multiple areas of medical, laser and surgical eyecare, with special expertise in diseases of the anterior segment such as corneal disorders, infections, intraocular inflammation, trauma and glaucoma. Particular expertise in cataract microsurgery, laser and implantation of advanced technology intraocular lenses. Wilton Surgery Center (W...

john galanis Galanis Cataract and Laser Eye Center

St Louis, Missouri
Ophthalmology - Cataract and cataract surgery Glaucoma and glaucoma surgery

Purak Parikh, MD

Brookline, New Hampshire
Ophthalmology - General ophthalmology, Cataract Surgery, Intraocular lens, Corneal Transplantation, DMEK, DSAEK, DSEK, PKP, Eye Surgery Complications, Cornea Disease, Laser Vision Surgery, Refractive Surgery, LASIK, PRK, Glaucoma, Retina, Ocular Chemical Injury, Eye Trauma, Ophthalmology Trauma, Ocular trauma
- American Board of Ophthalmology Certified - Actively practicing medical and surgical ophthalmologist focusing on the specialty focus listed above. - Receives regional referrals and conducts second opinions most frequently in the field of cataract surgery and corneal pathology - Lecturer/presenter at national and regional meetings in the field of cataract surgery and corneal pathology - Published author of research articles and book chapters in the field of cataract surgery and corneal pathology (does not actively perform research) - Former President of New Hampshire Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons - Castle Connolly Top Doctors Recipient

Robert G. Josephberg, MD

Yonkers, New York
Ophthalmology, Disability Evaluations - 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
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 an...

Anika S Goodwin, MD

Greensboro, North Carolina
Ophthalmology - Fellowship trained in ocular trauma and oculofacial plastic surgery. Locum tenens doctor who covers Level I trauma centers around the country. Licensed in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Fully mobile with scheduling flexibility and willing to travel to you or your patient for ease and convenience.
Excellent communication and writing skills, poised, and confident.

Benjamin H Bloom, M.D. Benjamin H. Bloom, M.D.

Wynnwood, Pennsylvania
Ophthalmology - Retinal Diseases Diabetic Retinopathy Macular Degeneration Laser Surgery
Board Certified, American Board of Ophthalmology Fellow, American Academy of Ophthalmology Member, American Society of Retina Specialists

James Wesle Heroman, M.D.

Columbia, South Carolina

Jacqueline W Wong, MD Ophthalmic Advisory Group, LLC

Bainbridge Island, Washington
Ophthalmology - Eye Trauma Injuries, Eye Surgery Complications, Eye Infections, Vision Loss, Retinal Detachment, Macular Degeneration, Diabetic Retinopathy, Eye Toxicity from Medications, Eye Complications from surgical procedures, Medical-Legal Evaluations
I have been a practicing comprehensive ophthalmologist and specialized vitreoretinal surgeon since 1996. While serving as Assistant Clinical Professor at Texas Tech University, I gained extensive expertise in managing complicated eye disorders, ocular surgical complications, eye trauma, and eye infections. I have utilized my clinical experience in work as a QA/UR reviewer for many carriers as well as in reviewing and being both a defense and plaintiff expert witness for ophthalmology malpractice and personal injury cases. My goal is to always deliver balanced unbiased objective expert opinions in a cost-effective timely manner.
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