Retina Vitreous Surgeon Expert Witness

Provides Opinion & Testimony In:

Board Certified Ophthalmology, Retina Specialist, vitreoretinal surgery, Ophthalmologist, Macular Degeneration, Endophthalmitis, Diabetic Retinopathy, Retinal Detachments, Retina, Vitreous, Uveitis Specialist, Retinal Specialist, Vitrectomy, Flashes, Floaters, Vein Occlusions, Retinal Tears, Ophthalmology, Ophthalmologist, Retina, Eye, Blind, Diabetes, Vitreo Retinal, Nonfamilial Vitreous Amyloidosis, Vitreous, Vitreous Biopsy For Endophthalmitis Or Cytology, Endophthalmitis, Sutureless Vitrectomy Surgery, Acute Postoperative Endophthalmitis Caused By Actinomyces Neuii, Vitrector, Endophthalmitis Regimen, Fluorescein Angiographic, Planitis Peripheral Exudation, Cryopexy, Exogenous, Varicella Zoster Virus Retinitis, Immunodeficiency Syndrome, Tuberculoma Of The Choroid, Uveitis, Retinal Hemorrhaging, Shaken Baby Syndrome, Multiple Bilateral Optic Nerve Pits, Multiple Colobomas, Domain Optical Coherence Tomography, Cryopexy, Steroids, Immunosupressors, Immunodilators, Posterior Vitreous Detachment, Vitreous Cavity, Vancomycin In Endophthalmitis, Non Evs Eligible Patients With Endophthalmitis, Vitrectomy Probe, No Stitch Battery Operated Diagnostic Pars Plana Vitrectomy, Vitreous Society, Treatment With Cryoplexy

Board Certified Ophthalmologist Retina Vitreous Expert Witness


Primary and Secondary:
Roosevelt High School
Yonkers, New York
September 1964 – June 1968

College (B. S.):
University of Wisconsin
Madison, Wisconsin
September 1968 – June 1972

Medical School (M.D.):
Albany Medical College
Albany, New York
September 1972 – July 1976

Postdoctoral Training

Internship (Straight Medicine):
Memorial Hospital
Worchester, Massachusetts
July 1976 – June 1977

Residency (ophthalmology):
College of Medicine and Dentistry
Newark Eye and Ear Infirmary
Newark, New Jersey
July 1977 – June 1980

Training (Basic Science):
Wills Eye Hospital – July 1977

Columbia University – September, October 1977

Fellowship (Retina & Vitreous):
Alice M. McPherson, M.D.
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas July 1980 – January 1982


New Jersey
Expiration Date: June 30, 2011

New York
Expiration Date: September 30, 2010

Expiration Date:  January 31, 2011

Narcotics Certification

New Jersey CDS
Expiration Date: October 31, 2010

New Jersey DEA
Expiration Date: December 31, 2012

New York DEA
Expiration Date: December 31, 2012


American Board of Ophthalmology – May 1981

University Appointments

1986 to Present
New York Medical College – Assistant Clinical Professor – Valhalla, NY

University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey – Assistant Clinical Professor – Newark, New Jersey

1982 to Present
Robert Woods Johnson Medical School – Assistant Clinical Professor New Brunswick, NJ

1997 to Present
Chief of Retina – Westchester Medical Center – Valhalla, NY

Hospital Appointments

1982 to Present
Newark Eye Institute, Newark, NJ – Associate Attending

982 to Present
Centrastate Medical Center, Freehold, NJ – Associate Attending1

1986 to Present
Westchester Medical Center, Valhalla, NY- Associate Attending

1987 to Present
St. Joseph’™s Hospital, Yonkers, NY- Associate Attending

1988 to Present
St. John’™s Hospital, Yonkers, NY- Associate Attending

1990 to 2000
St. Agnes Hospital, White Plains, NY- Associate Attending

2003 to Present
Dobbs Ferry Hospital, Dobbs Ferry, NY – Consultant

Other Professional Positions And Major Visiting Appointment

Education Committee – Jewish Home for the Blind – Visiting Professor June 1991 to 1997

Project Orbis (Teachers Ophthalmology around the World) Visiting Professor – 1982 Columbia

1982 Peru, 1984 Jamaica, and 1986 Costa Rica.

Boards Of Directors / Trustees
Board of Directors – American Diabetes Association – 1985 to 1995
Board of Directors – Jewish Guild – 1991 to 1997

Memberships And Committee Assignment In Professional Societies

New Jersey Retina Society – 1982 to Present
Vitreous Society – 1985 to Present
Aspen Retina Detachment Society – 1982 to Present
Board of Directors – American Diabetes Association ‘” 1989 to 1997
Vitreo Retinal Study Group – Baltimore MD ‘” 1990 to Present
Florida Medical Association – 1987 to Present
University of Wisconsin Alumni Association – 1972 to Present
Atlantic Coast Fluorescein Club – 1985 to Present
Baylor College Alumni Association – 1982 to Present
Albany Medical College Alumni Association – 1976 to Present
New Jersey Ophthalmology Residency Alumni – 1980 to Present
Wills Eye Hospital Fluorescein Club – 1982 to Present
New York State Medical Society – 1987 to Present
Westchester County Medical Society – 1987 to Present
Phi Eta Sigma – 1972 to Present
Phi Kappa Phi – 1972 to Present
Rhodes Scholar Candidate – 1972
New Jersey Academy of Ophthalmology – 1982 to Present
American Academy of Ophthalmology – 1981 to Present
American Medical Association – 1980 to Present
New York State Ophthalmology Society – 1985 to Present

Major Teaching Experience

New York Medical College – 1986 to Present
University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey – Robert Wood Johnson – New Brunswick, NJ – 1982 to Present
University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey – Newark, NJ – 1982 to Present

Principal Clinical And Hospital Service Responsibilities

1985 to Present
Chief – Retina Clinic – Westchester Medical Center

1985 to Present
Daily Instructor of Ophthalmology residents in Retina of New York Medical College

1997 to Present
Chief of Retina – Westchester Medical Center – Valhalla, NY

1982 to 1990
Bi – Monthly Clinical Instructor of Ophthalmology – Resident in their Retina Clinic, Eye Institute of New Jersey


Senior Honor Award
Based on contribution  Maui, HI

Rhett Buckler Award
Best Movie “Losing Nemo”
Palms Springs, CA

Humanitarian Award
Project Orbis
New York, NY

Rhett Buckler Award
New instrumentation “Visitrec”
Rome, Italy

Honor Award
Based on contributions

Commercial Devices

Available Upon Request

Scientific Reviewer

Retinal Cases & Brief Reports
Retina, The Journal of Retinal and Vitreous Diseases