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...

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...

Sandy Thimmappa Cohen, MD Eye Consults

Greensboro , North Carolina
Ophthalmology - Cornea disorders, 2nd opinions, general ophthalmology
Dr. Sandy Cohen is an ophthalmologist in Greensboro, NC. She has advanced MD training in Ophthalmology with a fellowship in cornea diseases. Her extra training in ophthalmology allows her to give patients the most up-to-date treatments for complex eye diseases. She frequently provides second opinions for patients, physicians, attorneys, and worker comp insurance companies. Dr. Sandy Cohen graduated at the top of her class at Emory University with a BS in Biology. She was a member of the prestigious Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society at Emory University. Her interest in ophthalmology began there as she served as a research assistant at the nationally recognized Emory Eye Center in Atlanta, Georgia. Dr. Cohen then received her medical school training at the Medical College of Virginia where she was AOA honor society member. She served her residency at the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary which is ranked one of the top eye hospitals in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. Dr. Cohen...

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

Charlotte Akor, MD

Corpus Christi , Texas
Ophthalmology - Expert in most areas of ophthalmology including pediatric ophthalmology, general ophthalmology, ophthalmic surgery, ocular injury, and ocular trauma. I also perform DBQ and write Nexus letters.
In addition to my clinic practice of general and pediatric ophthalmology, I am one of the main participants in trauma call rotation at my hospital. I currently perform quality assurance, utilization review, and peer chart reviews. I have done this for 5+ years. I have also performed disability evaluations for veterans evaluation services for several years. I have also been an expert witness for cases involving patients with ophthalmology problems. While serving as Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of Texas of Houston, I participated in the trauma call rotation at one of the largest and busiest medical centers in the country.

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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