Ronald Hartman, M.D., F.A.C.S.

hartmanDr. Ronald Hartman founded Southern California Eye Physicians & Associates in 1964, known at that time as Lakewood Eye Physicians and Surgeons. Ronald Hartman, M.D. is a full clinical professor at University of California, Irvine and considered one of the most experienced ophthalmologists practicing in the United States.

EDUCATION

Cornell University
Ithaca, NY
Bachelor of Arts
1952-1956
New York Medical College
New York City, NY
Doctor of Medicine
1956-1960
Stamford Hospital
Stamford, Connecticut
Internship
1960-1961
University of Pennsylvania
Ophthalmology
Graduate School of Medicine
1961-1962
Harlem Eye and Ear Hospital
New York City, NY
Ophthalmology Resident
1962-1964
Hospital for Joint Diseases
New York City, NY
Ophthalmology Resident
1962-1964

BOARD CERTIFICATION

Diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology

Diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners

Fellow American Academy of Ophthalmology

Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology

Fellow of the American College of Surgeons

HONORS AND APPOINTMENTS

Full Clinical Professor – Department of Ophthalmology, University of California, Irvine

Associate Clinical Instructor, UCLA School of Medicine

Surgical attending and consultant – Department of Ophthalmology, Veterans Administration Hospital – Long Beach

Attending and Teaching Staff, Long Beach Memorial Hospital

Founder, Lakewood Regional Medical Center

40 years of volunteering as a surgeon and consultant, Veterans Administration recognition

Voted “Outstanding Teacher of the Year,” University of California, Irvine

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

American Academy of Ophthalmology, Fellow

American College of Surgeons, Fellow

American Medical Association

California Medical Association

Long Beach Medical Association

AVOCATIONAL HONORS AND APPOINTMENTS

Cornell University, Interviewer for West Coast Admissions

Cornell University, Alumni Admissions Ambassador

CLINICAL RESEARCH AND PRESENTATIONS

Clinical and Co-Investigator for many past and ongoing studies including:

FDA studies for Intraocular lens implants (Cilco, Intermedics, Star, and Cooper Vision)

Other studies have included many different corporate and independent sponsors involving diabetes, glaucoma, contact lenses, medications, dry eyes, and investigational protocols and devices.

Presentations over the past 40 years have ranged from surgical methodology to clinical management. Dr. Hartman has spoken coast to coast, from the University of California, Irvine to The New York Academy of Medicine.