Dr. Andrew Calman

Dr. Andrew Calman MD, PhD


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Professional Statement

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.

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