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

Introduction:

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

1979-Present  American Board of Ophthalmology

EDUCATION AND TRAINING

1975-1978  Ophthalmology Residency. University of California, Irvine, CA
1973-1974  Internal Medicine Internship. Cedars Sinai Medical Center

Los Angeles, CA

1965-1969  Medical School – MD. UCLA, Los Angeles

1965-1969  Undergraduate Degree  MIT, Cambridge, MA

UNIVERSITY APPOINTMENTS

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

CLINICAL TEACHING APPOINTMENTS

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

EXPERIENCE

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

PUBLICATIONS AND SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

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

AWARDS AND RECOGNITION

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

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

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

Molina Healthcare
1997-2010  Credentials Committee

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

Lakewood Medical Center Foundation

1994-Present  Board of Directors, Chairman

1988-1994  Board of Directors (appointed position)

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

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