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 depositions or courtroom testimony.


About Me

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, nationally.

Dr. Lefkowitz is a Board Certified clinical ophthalmologist with over 40 years of practical experience; he is a 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.

  • Current Position: Ophthalmology Consultant
  • 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, ID
  • 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:

Practice Specialties:

Hospital Affiliations:

  • Banner University Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ
  • Banner Thunderbird Medical Center, Glendale, AZ
  • Banner Desert Medical Center, Mesa, AZ
  • Carondelet St. Joseph’s Hospital, Tucson, AZ

Medical Review Experience:

  • Ophthalmology Case Reviewer for MAXIMUS, 2010-2015
  • 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

My Expertise

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