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Qualifications and Experience
Listed in "Americas Top Ophthalmologists," and Past President of the prestigious California Academy of Eye Physicians and Surgeons, Dr Andrew Calman teaches eye surgery at UCSF and CPMC, and in his private practice has helped pioneer techniques in advanced computerized diagnosis and minimally invasive laser and microsurgery.
Dr. Calman completed his Bachelor's and Master's degrees at Yale University with degrees in molecular biophysics and biochemistry, Summa Cum Laude. He then attended the UCSF School of Medicine, earning his M.D. and Ph.D. in Microbiology and Immunology (and winning the Dean's Prize and Chancellor's Fellowship), followed by a three-year residency in ophthalmology at UCSF.
Dr. Calman and his staff specialize in treating patients with cataracts, glaucoma, and diabetic retinopathy through minimally invasive surgery. He has helped pioneer techniques of no-stitch, no-patch, no-injection cataract surgery, advanced diagnostic imaging for glaucoma, and minimally invasive treatment of diabetic retinopathy and retinal vascular disease.
Dr. Calman has served as a Medical Expert for the Medical Board of California, and is an Associate Examiner for the American Board of Ophthalmology, helping to board-certify the next generation of physicians. He has been recognized by his peers as a leader at the local, state and national levels, including the Medicare Carrier Advisory Committee and the National Health Policy Committee of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. He speaks 9 languages, has 3 children, and enjoys choral singing and photography.
Verified Patient Reviews
Liked his decisiveness and calming manner.
Made the appointment the same day and the wait was still short. Office is easy to get to and nearby the hospital for lab tests.
very happy with the speedy and friendly attention!
he is a very excellent dr and everybody in his office cares very very much about the patients also
Vey pleased! ....A+++++
I saw Dr. Yu and he was excellent. Really spent time getting my prescription right and trying to figure out some eye trouble I was having. I left the office seeing better than I did coming in!
There are several doctors working in the office. I saw Dr. Yu. He was great!
Very thorough . Gave me information about my condition not mentioned by previous ophthalmologist
Dr. Calman and his support staff were kind and considerate. They explained procedures and were able to answer question quickly and with assurance. Their fees and costs were clear and were adjusted where it wasn't clear insurance wouldn't pay.