Dr Carl Hartman – Credentials, Associations, Research

REFRACTIVE SURGERY CREDENTIALS

  • Actively performing refractive surgery since entering practice in 1990
  • Lecturer and Instructor for Multiple Refractive Surgery Seminars
  • Ophthalmology Residency with training in Corneal Transplantation, under Chairman Richard Keates, M.D.
  • Corneal Transplantation and Refractive Surgery Techniques, Max Fine, M.D.
  • Corneal and Refractive Surgery Course, Herbert Kaufman, M.D.
  • Radial and Astigmatic Keratotomy Certification, American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Keratorefractive Surgery and Certification, Miles Friedlander, M.D.
  • Advanced Refractive Surgery and Astigmatism Update and Recertification in Modern Refractive Surgery Techniques, Lee Nordan, M.D.
  • VISX University Excimer Laser System Certification
  • VISX CustomVue Laser Correction Certification
  • Phacorefractive Surgery, The Barnet Dulaney Eye Foundation
  • Corneal Topography and Refractive Surgery Update, Beckman Laser Institute at Universityof California, Irvine
  • Advanced Corneal Topography, American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Advanced Refractive Keratoplasty, American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • C-LASIK: Lamellar Refractive Surgery Certification, Stephen G. Slade, M.D.
  • LASIK and Hansatome Certification, Stephen G. Slade, M.D.
  • NIDEK Excimer Laser Certification
  • IntraLASIK Certification, Intralase Corporation
  • Wavefront CustomVue Certification, VISX Corporation
  • VISX Fourier Wavefront Certification, VISX Corporation
  • CustomVue Hyperopia and Hyperopic Astigmatism Certification, VISX Corporation
  • Certified Refractive Surgeon, Council for Refractive Surgery Quality Assurance Certification (CRSQA)
  • Z-LASIK Femtosecond Certification, Zeimer Corporation
  • Ongoing continuing education courses, recertifications, academic meetings, and attendance

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

  • Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Fellow of the American College of Surgeons
  • American Society of Corneal and Refractive Surgery
  • Refractive Surgery Interest Group – American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • International Society of Refractive Surgery
  • Phi Delta Epsilon Medical Fraternity – President, Beta Tau Chapter, 1984-1985
  • Los Angeles County Medical Association
  • Long Beach Medical Association
  • California Medical Association
  • American Medical Association
  • Orange County Society of Ophthalmology
  • Orange County Medical Association

RESEARCH

  • Principle Investigator — Visiogen Study SYNC-601-IOL: A prospective multi-center clinical study to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of Synchrony dual optic intraocular lens in patients undergoing cataract extraction (Phase 1)
  • Principle Investigator — Visiogen Study SYNC-601-IOL: A prospective multi-center clinical study to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of Synchrony dual optic intraocular lens in patients undergoing cataract extraction (Phase 2)
  • Subinvestigator — Study AZ04; Collaborative Neuroscience
  • Subinvestigator — Study DSP; Collaborative Neuroscience
  • Subinvestigator — Study Seroquel D1443-C0040; Collaborative Neuroscience
  • Subinvestigator — Lens Opacification Classification System III; Forest II study; CNS
  • Subinvestigator — Lens Opacification Classification System III; Forest 36 study; CNS
  • Clinical Investigator: Ophthalmologic effects of Interferon in treating Hepatitis C, 2003
  • Clinical Investigator: Allergan, Inc. – Efficacy of Bimatoprost (lumigan) in lowering intraocular pressure in chronic open angle glaucoma, 2002
  • Clinical Investigator: Pharmacia – 920 Silicone Foldable Intraocular Lens in Small Incision Cataract Surgery, 1998
  • In vitro study of “Incisional Refractive Surgery using Investigational Endothelial Microscopy Guided Diamond Knife,” 1996
  • Computerized Vector Analysis of Corneal Astigmatism Based on Surgical Technique, 1996
  • Clinical Investigator Chiron Ophthalmics Collagen Shields in Ophthalmic Surgery, 1992
  • Ophthalmologic Examiner grading Cataract Formation Secondary to usage of FDA investigational Cholesterol Lowering Medication, 1990
  • Clinical Investigator for trials of “Cytomegalovirus Retinopathy Suppression in AIDS Patients using Gancyclovir (DHPG)” University of California, Irvine, 1989
  • “Leukemic infiltration of the optic nerve head,” 1988
  • “Fluorophotometric comparison of tear flow and corneal permeability in keratoconjunctivitis sicca and normal subjects” Presented at ARVO, 1987
  • University of California Irvine “Quantitative conjunctival impression cytology in diseases of mucin deficiency” Presented at ARVO, 1985
  • University of Southern California Institute of Marine & Coastal Studies, Catalina, CA “Underwater studies using SCUBA of the subtidal flora & fauna interactions,” 1977-1978

STAFF SURGICAL PRIVILEGES

  • Beckman Laser Institute, UC Irvine – Active
  • Lakewood Regional Medical Center – Active
  • Los Alamitos Medical Center – Active
  • Lakewood Eye Physicians SurgiCenter – Active
  • University of California Irvine Medical Center – Consultant
  • Long Beach Veterans Hospital – Consultant

ELECTED POSITIONS AND COMMITTEES

  • Chief of Staff, Lakewood Regional Medical Center
  • Vice Chief of Staff, Lakewood Regional Medical Center
  • Chairman – Department of Surgery, Lakewood Regional Medical Center
  • Medical Executive Committee, Lakewood Regional Medical Center
  • Medical Executive Committee, Los Alamitos Medical Center
  • Governing Board, Lakewood Regional Medical Center
  • Chairman – Operating Room Operations Committee, Lakewood Regional Medical Center
  • Chairman – Credentials, Lakewood Regional Medical Center
  • Chairman – Utilization Review / Medical Records, Lakewood Regional Medical Center
  • Patient Safety Committee, Los Alamitos Medical Center
  • Bylaws Committee, Long Beach Memorial Medical Center
  • Utilization Review, Lakewood Health Plan
  • Utilization Review, Long Beach Memorial IPA
  • Chairman – Credentials, Lakewood Eye Physicians SurgiCenter
  • Utilization Review, Community Care Network
  • Board of Directors, Lakewood Physicians Association
  • Program Director, Orange County Medical Association/ University of California, Irvine Student Shadowing Program