Larry A. Pasquali, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Dr. Larry Pasquali joined Dr. Ronald Hartman in practice in 1978 and has dedicated over 40 years of practice to the Lakewood/Long Beach area. As a graduate of M.I.T and U.C.L.A. School of Medicine, Dr. Pasquali is a board-certified ophthalmologist and a Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American College of Surgeons who specializes in anterior segment and small incision surgery. Dr. Pasquali was one of the early adopters of phacoemulsification for cataract surgery and helped bring this modern technology to the Lakewood area.  Outside of SoCal Eye, Dr. Pasquali is an accomplished professor, who has served as a clinical and surgical instructor for the University of California, Irvine Ophthalmology residents at the Long Beach VA Hospital. Dr Pasquali has also served as an expert in ophthalmology for a number of legal proceedings. He has provided 40 years of eye care services to our nation’s veteran’s, receiving an Award of Recognition from the Long Beach Veteran’s Hospital for his years of service.”

BOARD CERTIFICATION

American Board of Ophthalmology
1979-Present

EDUCATION AND TRAINING

University of California, Irvine
Department of Ophthalmology, Residency
1975-1978
Cedars Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles, CA
Internal Medicine Internship
1973-1974
UCLA, Los Angeles, School of Medicine
1965-1969
MIT, Cambridge, MA
Undergraduate, Major, Humanities & Science
1965-1969

UNIVERSITY APPOINTMENTS

University of California, Irvine

Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology
2001-Present
Associate Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology
1989-2000
Assistant Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology
1980-1989
Clinical Instructor, Ophthalmic Surgery
1978-1980

CLINICAL TEACHING APPOINTMENTS

Memorial Hospital Medical Center, Long Beach
Clinical Teaching Staff, Ophthalmology
1978-1998
Long Beach Veterans Administration Hospital
1978-Present

EXPERIENCE

Lakewood Eye Physicians and Surgeons, Inc.
Principal
1990-Present
Larry Pasquali, M.D., F.A.C.S., Inc.
Private Practice
1978-1990
Ross Loos Medical Group, Santa Ana
General Practice
1975-1978
Emergency Medical Care, Inc., Honolulu, HI
1974-1975
Locum Tenens Assignments, Honolulu, HI

PUBLICATIONS AND SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

Archives of Ophthalmology,
“Vitrectomy and Whipple’s Disease”
June 1984
“Diabetes and Diabetic Retinopathy,”
Lakewood Regional Medical Center
Diabetes Meeting
1982
American Society of Contemporary Ophthalmology,
Optics Lecture
1980

AWARDS AND RECOGNITION

Physician’s Recognition Award of the American Medical Association
1980-Present
Excellence in Teaching, Residents Award
University of California, Irvine
1993, 2003
Certificate of Appreciation
University of California, Irvine, Department of Ophthalmology
1997
Long Beach Veterans Hospital- 25 Years of Service
2005

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

Expert Legal Witness
1986-Present
Review (over 100 cases)
Depositions (over 40 cases)
Testimony (over 15 cases)
Lakewood Regional Medical Center
Board of Directors (appointed position)
1998-2008
Vice-Chair, Governing Board
1994
Chief of Staff (elected position)
1992-1994
Medical Executive Committee
1983-1996
Board of Directors
1989-1994
Vice Chief of Staff (elected position)
1991
Quality Assurance Committee, Chairman
1988-1989
Department of Surgery, Chairman
1983-1984
Medical Advisory Committee, Chairman
1986-1987
Chairman, Institutional Review Committee
1996-2007

Molina Healthcare
Credentials Committee
1997-2010

Memorial Hospital Medical Center, Long Beach
Credentials Committee
1992-1998
Research Council
1983-1989

Lakewood Medical Center Foundation
Board of Directors (appointed position)
1988-1994
Board of Directors, Chairman
1994-Present

Prevent Blindness, Southern California Chapter
Board of Directors
1978-1988
Medical Advisory Committee, Chairman
1986-1987
PSRO Ophthalmology
Advisory Committee
1981-1982
Lakewood Health Plan
Board of Directors, Secretary Treasurer
1993-1999
Finance Committee
1999-Present

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

American Academy of Ophthalmology (Fellow)
American College of Surgeons (Fellow)
Los Angeles County Medical Association
Long Beach Medical Association
California Medical Association
American Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgery
Outpatient Ophthalmic Surgical Society

LANGUAGE COMPETENCE

English
Spanish