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Meet Dr. Friedman : Curriculum Vitae

Current Position Director, Pacific Vision Institute

Pacific Vision Institute
One Daniel Burnham Court
San Francisco, CA 94109
Telephone: (415) 922-9500
Fax: (415) 922-9568

E-mail: neil@pacificvision.org


Undergraduate Bachelor of Arts, summa cum laude
Biochemistry; Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH
1984 - 1988
Medical School Doctor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
1988 - 1992
Internship Department of Medicine
Metrowest Medical Center, Framingham, MA
1992 - 1993
Residency Department of Ophthalmology
New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, New York, NY
1993 - 1996
Fellowship Cataract, Refractive, and Anterior Segment Surgery
Douglas D. Koch, M.D., Cullen Eye Institute
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
1996 - 1997

Peer Review Activities

  • Reviewer, American Journal of Ophthalmology
  • Reviewer, Archives of Ophthalmology
  • Reviewer, British Journal of Ophthalmology
  • Reviewer, Current Eye Research
  • Reviewer, Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
  • Reviewer, Journal of Ophthalmology
  • Reviewer, Journal of Refractive Surgery

Hospital Affiliations

  • St. Mary's Medical Center, San Francisco, CA

Board Memberships

  • Advisory Boards:
          Scientific Advisory Board digiSight Technologies
Portola Valley, CA
          Medical Advisory Board OptiMedica,
Santa Clara, CA
          Cataract Advisory Council Alcon Laboratories, Inc.,
Fort Worth, TX
  • Editorial Boards:
          Advanced Ocular Care Bryn Mawr Communications,
Wayne, PA
          OphthalmologyWeb CompareNetworks,
South San Francisco, CA
Ophthalmology Update
Stellar Medical Publications,
Brookline, MA

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