Dr. Tannenbaum CV

Dana Tannenbaum, M.D.

Curriculum Vitae

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University McGill University Faculty Of Science
Montreal, Canada
Medical Preparatory Year
1992-1993
Medical School McGill University Faculty Of Medicine
Montreal, Canada
Degree: M.D.
1993-1997
Internship Hahnemann University Hospital
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1997-1998
Residency Ophthalmology
Shiley Eye Center, University of California
San Diego, California
1998-2001
Fellowship Glaucoma
Jules Stein Eye Institute, University of California
Los Angeles, California
2001-2002
Board Certifications National Board of Medical Examiners, 1973
American Board of Ophthalmology, 1978

Hospital Privileges
Providence St. Joseph Medical Center
Burbank, CaliforniaMotion Picture & Television Hospital
Woodland Hills, California
Professional Memberships California Academy of Ophthalmology
American Academy of Ophthalmology
American Glaucoma Society
American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology

Appointments
A Center For VisionCare
North Hollywood, California
2003 – currentClinical Professor of Ophthalmology
Jules Stein Eye Institute, University of California
Los Angeles, California
2003 – 2011

Visiting Assistant Professor
Jules Stein Eye Institute, University of California
Los Angeles, California
2002 – 2003

Associate Professor
Southern California College of Optometry
Los Angeles, California
2005 – current

Honors & Awards 2012
Compassionate Doctor Recognition Award2012
Patients Choice Award

2003
Glaucoma Merit Award
Pharmacia Glaucoma Fellow Awards Program

2002 – 2003
Klara Spinks Fleming Fellowship
Jules Stein Eye Institute, University of California
Los Angeles, California

2001
Paul Kayser International
Fellowship Award
Pan-American Ophthalmological Foundation
Arlington, Texas

2000 – 2001
Nancy and David Schanzlin Resident Research Award
Shiley Eye Center, University of California
San Diego, California

2000 – 2001
Award For Basic And Clinical Science
Shiley Eye Center, University of California
San Diego, California

2000
Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO)
Travel Fellowship Grant National Eye Institute
Bethesda, Maryland

1992 – 1997
Dean’s Honor List
McGill University
Montreal, Canada

1992 – 1995
J.W. McConnell Award For Academic Excellence
McGill University
Montreal, Canada

1992
International Weizmann Science Scholarship
Weizmann Institute
Rehovot, Israel

1991 – 1992
Award For Academic Excellence
Vanier College
Montreal, Canada

1991 – 1992
Dean’s Honor List
Vanier College
Montreal, Canada1

1991
Natural Science and Engineering Research Council Award
Natural Science and Engineering Research Council of Canada Ottawa, Canada

Expert Witness Experience Fitzgerald v. Sarno, June 2015
69 year old woman with progressive glaucoma.
Review of records on behalf of plaintiff. Testified at deposition.Pre-litigation expert consultation, May 2015
18 year old girl with juvenile glaucoma.
Review of records on behalf of plaintiff. Provided oral report to counsel.

Jeffery Brown v. Atlantis Eyecare, January 2015
50 year old man with primary open angle glaucoma.
Reviewed medical record on behalf of Plaintiff. Testified at deposition. Case settled.

Pre-litigation expert consultation, October 2014
75 year old man with progressive glaucoma subsequent to cataract surgery.
Review of records on behalf of plaintiff. Provided oral report to counsel.

 

Dhawan v. Lakhanpal, October 2014

73 year old man with elevated intraocular pressure subsequent to retinal surgery.

Review of medical records on behalf of plaintiff. Provided oral report to counsel.

 

Designated Independent Reviewer, October 2014

53 year old man with neuroretinitis.

Review of medical records on behalf of Disability Management Services. Provided written report.

 

Designated Independent Reviewer, August 2014

52 year old man with decreased vision due hypertensive retinopathy.

Review of medical records and Independent Medical Exam on behalf of Disability Management Services. Provided written report.

 

Kasayuli v. United States, June 2014.
54 year old man with angle closure glaucoma.
Reviewed medical record on behalf of Plaintiff. Testified at deposition. Case settled.

 

 

Pre-litigation expert consultation, May 2014

57 year old man with surgical complications of retinal detachment.

Review of medical records on behalf of plantiff. Provided written report.

Pre-litigation expert consultation, November 2013
78 year old man with surgical complications.
Review of medical records on behalf of plaintiff. Provided oral report.

Gasman v Ketover, August 2013.
89 year old man with glaucoma.
Review of records on behalf of the defense. Trial Pending.

Tolbert v. Kaweah Delta Hospital, August 2013.
71 year old female with traumatic eye injury.
Review of records on behalf of plaintiff.

Joel Burns v. Redneck, August 2013.
55 year old man with head trauma secondary to worksite accident.
Review of records on behalf of plaintiff. Trial Pending.

Lucas v. Washington State Department of Corrections, July 2013.
60 year old man with glaucoma denied appropriate health care while incarcerated.
Reviewed medical records. Testified at deposition.

Pre-litigation expert consultation, January 2013.
50 year old male with glaucoma.
Review of medical records on behalf of plaintiff. Provided written report.

Designated Independent Reviewer, January 2013.
60 year old dentist with decreased vision secondary to chronic uveitis.
Review of medical records on behalf of Disability Management Service. Provided written report.

Marty Upton v. David Kaye M.D., October 2012.
54 year old man with corneal ulcer requiring evisceration.
Reviewed medical records. Testified at deposition. Case settled.

Chase v. Gallardo, June 2012.
52 year old female with glaucoma.
Review of medical records on behalf of plaintiff. Provided written report. Testified at deposition.

Kasayuli v. United States, May 2012.
54 year old man with angle closure glaucoma.
Reviewed medical records. Provided written report.

Designated Independent Reviewer, March, 2012.
57 year old dentist with double vision subsequent to motor vehicle accident.
Review of medical records and Independent Medical Exam on behalf of Disability Management Service. Provided written report.

Charles Smith v. DeKalb Clinic, December 2011.
64 year old male with retinopathy.
Review of medical records on behalf of plaintiff. Provided oral report to counsel.

Dawn Laufer v. Ethiraj Ramchander, M.D., October 2011.
Patient sustained irreversible loss of vision secondary to untreated angle closure glaucoma.
Reviewed medical records. Case settled.

Lahkvir Singh v. Lorenzen Mortuary, June 2011.
25 year old victim of motor vehicle accident with resultant legal blindness right eye.
Independent medical examiner, prepared written report. Case settled.

Frank Lucero v. California Department of Corrections, March 2011.
40 year old man with loss of eye secondary to denial of appropriate health care while incarcerated.
Reviewed medical records, provided Rule 26 report. Deposition pending.

Buddy Bain v. Mama Somaiya M.D., February 2011.
65 year old man sustained glaucomatous damage to optic nerve secondary to untreated intraocular pressure.
Reviewed medical records, provided Rule 26 report, testified at deposition and trial.

Designated Independent Reviewer, January, 2011.
55 year old female with central retinal artery occlusion applying for disability insurance.
Review of medical records on behalf of Disability Management Service. Provided written report.

Anthony Vinezeano v. Riverside Ambulatory Surgical Center, September 2010.
82 year old man sustained ocular injury during cataract surgery secondary to malfunctioning equipment.
Reviewed medical records and provided Physician’s Report and Certificate of Medical Malpractice.

Evelyn Sarde v. Linda Austin M.D., Aug 2010
Plaintiff claiming glaucoma and peripheral vision loss due to use of steroid drops prescribed by family physician.
Reviewed medical records on behalf of defendant. Provided oral report to counsel.

Designated Independent Reviewer, July 2010.
57 year old man with normal tension glaucoma applying for disability insurance.
Review of medical records on behalf of Disability Management Service. Provided written report.

Pre-litigation expert consultation, May 2010.
49 year old male with chemical injury left eye.
Review of medical records on behalf of plaintiff. Provided written report to counsel.

Designated Independent Reviewer, March 11 2010.
60 year old man with primary open angle glaucoma applying for disability insurance.
Review of medical records on behalf of Disability Management Service. Provided written report.

Pre-litigation expert consultation on behalf of patient, January 2009.
42 year old man with neovascular glaucoma status post central retinal vein occlusion.
Review of medical records on behalf of plaintiff. Provided oral report to counsel.

Smith v. Safeco P & C Insurance Companies, October 2008.
53 year old lady involved in a motor vehicle accident.
Review of medical records on behalf of defendant. Provided oral report to counsel.

Pre-litigation expert consultation on behalf of patient, May 2007.
65 year old female with scratch on intraocular lens requiring surgical lens exchange.
Review of medical on behalf of plaintiff. Provided oral report to counsel.

Fleming v. American States Insurance Company, August 2007.
53 year old man involved in motor vehicle accident.
Examined patient and drafted report on behalf of the defendant.

Arreola v. Montebello Unified School District, August 2006.
7 year old boy who sustained penetrating eye injury while at school.
Examined patient, drafted report and testified at deposition and trial on behalf of the plaintiff.

Yee v. Fernandez, July 2005.
73 year old lady involved in a motor vehicle accident.
Examined patient and drafted a report on behalf of the defendant.

Publications Articles

  1. Nouri-Mahdavi K, Hoffman D, Tannenbaum DP, Law SK, Caprioli J. Identifying Early Glaucoma with Optical Coherence Tomography. American Jounal of Ophthalmology. 2004;137:228-235.
  2. Tannenbaum DP, Hoffman D, Lemij H, Garway-Heath DF, Greenfield DS, Caprioli J. The Variable Corneal Compensator Improves Discrimination Between Normal and Glaucomatous Eyes with the Scanning Laser Polarimetry. Ophthalmology. 2004;111:259-264.
  3. Tannenbaum DP, Hoffman D, Greaney M, Caprioli J. Outcomes of Bleb Excision and Conjunctival Advancement for Leaking or Hypotonous Eyes After Glaucoma Filtering Surgery. British Journal of Ophthalmology. 2004;88:99-103.
  4. Tannenbaum DP, Zangwill LM, Bowd C, Sample PA, Weinreb RN. Relationship Between Visual Field Testing and Scanning Laser Polarimetry in Patients With Large C/D. American Journal of Ophthalmogy. 2001;132:501-506.
  5. Manecke GR, Tannenbaum DP, McCoy BE. Severe Bilateral Corneal Injury Attributed to a Preservative-Containing Eye Lubricant. Anesthesiology. 2000; 93:1545-1546.

Chapters

  1. Caprioli J, Tannenbaum DP. Quantitative Measurement of the Optic Disc. Tasman W, Jaeger EA, eds. Duane’s Clinical Ophthalmology. 2004 edition.

Abstracts

  1. Tannenbaum DP, Nouri-Mahdavi K, Law S, Hoffman D, Caprioli J. Performance of the OCT for Discriminating Early Glaucoma from Glaucoma Suspects. The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Annual Meeting, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, May 2004.
  2. Tannenbaum DP, Hoffman D, Li G, Nie K, Nouri-Mahdavi K, Zeyen T, Caprioli J. Probability of Change in Optic nerve Head Topography with High Dimensional Analysis of Variance. The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Annual Meeting, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, May 2003.
  3. Tannenbaum DP, Li G, Hoffman D, Zeyen T, Dong J, Caprioli J. Identification of Glaucomatous Progression by Sector Analysis of Confocal Scanning Laser Ophthalmoscopy. The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Annual Meeting, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, May 2002.
  4. Tannenbaum DP, Zangwill LM, Bowd C, Sample PA, Weinreb RN. Relationship Between Visual Field Testing and Scanning Laser Polarimetry in Patients With Large C/D. The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Annual Meeting, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, May 2000.
  5. Tannenbaum DP, Scull JJ, Alcocer CE, Deschenes J, Burnier MN. The Incidence of Epithelial and Melanocytic Tumors of the Conjunctiva. The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Annual Meeting, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, April 1996.