About Me | Todd A Lefkowitz MD.

Expert Ophthalmology Witness

Available by phone, email, or video conference, Dr. Lefkowitz provides professional help for depositions, litigation support, Expert witness testimony for Plaintiff & Defense, and will travel for court room testimony.

About Me

Dr. Lefkowitz is a Board Certified clinical ophthalmologist with over 30 years of practical experience; he is an active surgeon and clinician. He has reviewed cases as an Expert for the Arizona Medical Board and he was a Physician Member of that same board. He is a Clinical Assistant Professor at The University of Arizona Medical College Phoenix, and teaches students and residents.

He has reviewed cases for the US Armed Services while on active duty in the US Air Force Medical Corps. He can give expert opinions on all types of Ophthalmic Surgery as well as medical conditions. He is recognized as an expert in his field in Arizona.

 

  • Current Position: Ophthalmology Consultant and Hospitalist, Banner Hospital System, Phoenix, AZ
  • Ophthalmologist Board Certification: Diplomate, American Board of Ophthalmology Dec. 1982
  • New York University School of Medicine, M.D.1977, Queens College, Flushing, NY B.A.1973 (Magna Cum Laude)
  • Licensure: NY, AZ
  • Post-graduate education: Residency: (Ophthalmology) Georgetown University Hospital Washington, DC 1978-1981
  • Internship: (Internal Medicine) Metropolitan Hospital New York, NY 1977-1978
  • Military experience: Chief, Ophthalmology Luke AFB, AZ 1983-1985 Chief, Ophthalmology Scott AFB, IL 1981-1983

 

Professional Societies:

  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons
  • European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons
  • Fellow, American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Scholarly Organizations: Phi Beta Kappa, MENSA

 

Practice Specialties:

Hospital Affiliations:

  • Banner University Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ
  • Banner Thunderbird Medical Center, Glendale, AZ
  • Banner Desert Medical Center, Mesa, AZ

Medical Review Experience:

  • Ophthalmology Case Reviewer for MAXIMUS, 2010-present
  • Outside Ophthalmology Consultant, Arizona Medical Board, 2000-2007
  • Physician Member, Arizona Medical Board, 2007-2010

Medical Liability:

  • No active malpractice cases
  • No history of medical malpractice settlements or verdicts
  • No Medical Board Actions

 Other Community Associations:

  • Physician Member, Arizona Medical Board 2007-2010
  • Former Outside Medical Consultant for Arizona Medical Board

 

3-time ”Jeopardy” champion in 1991

 

Professional References: upon request