Robert W. H. Mason, M.D, M.B.A.

Dr. Robert W. H. Mason, M.D, M.B.A.

Ophthalmic Expert Legal Services
7576 Boyce Drive
Baton Rouge , LA 70809
Mobile: 205-515-7616
Office: 205-515-7616
Fax: 844-265-6759
Introduction

* M.D. from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in the City of New York.
* Internship, Ophthalmology Residency, and Cornea & External Disease Fellowship training at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas.
* High-volume, Private Practice Vitreoretinal Surgery Fellowship.
* Dual Fellowship training creates highly specific acumen in areas of ocular pathology involving both the anterior and posterior segment.
* 24 years practicing Ophthalmology.
* 14 years, primarily as a busy (200+ patient visits and 10-15 surgeries per week), practicing Vitreoretinal Surgeon.
* M.B.A. from University of Florida Hough Graduate School of Business.
* Years of myriad experience within multiple healthcare delivery paradigms.
* Legal experience and formal training as an Ophthalmic Expert Witness for both plaintiff and defense in Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury as well as Ophthalmic Independent Medical Exams.
* Equipped with articulate communication and interpersonal skills in building positive relationships with patients and professionals, including timely, compelling written expert reports and testimony.


Areas of Expertise
  • Independent Medical Examinations
  • Laser Surgery
  • Medical Devices
  • Medical Fraud
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Ophthalmology
  • Optometry
  • Personal Injury

Expert Background
Q: Please list your professional accreditations, degrees, licenses, and certificates granted:
A: Board Certification: American Board of Ophthalmology
MD: Columbia University College of physicians and Surgeons in the City of New York
Transitional Internship: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas
Ophthalmology Residency: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas
Cornea and External Disease Fellowship: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas
Vitreoretinal Surgery Fellowship: South Texas Retina Consultants
MBA: University of Florida Hough Graduate School of Medicine
Q: Have any of your accreditations ever been investigated, suspended or removed? (if yes, explain)
A: No
Q: On how many occasions have you been retained as an expert?
A: 25
Q: For what area(s) of expertise have you been retained as an expert?
A: Causation determination
Standard of Care determination
Independent Medical Examinations
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the plaintiff?
A: 50%
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the defendant?
A: 50%
Q: On how many occasions have you had your deposition taken?
A: 2 in the last 4 years
Q: When was the last time you had your deposition taken?
A: This year
Q: On how many occasions have you been qualified by a court to give expert testimony?
A: 1
Q: For how many years have you worked with the legal industry as an expert?
A: 2
Q: What services do you offer? (E.g.: consulting, testing, reports, site inspections etc.)
A: Expert Witness
Medical Record Review
Hospitals & Medical Services
Independent Medical Examinations (I.M.E.)
Medical Devices
Medical Fraud
Medical Devices
Medical Malpractice
Ophthalmology
Personal Injury
Q: What is your hourly rate to consult with an attorney?
A: $800
Q: What is your hourly rate to review documents?
A: $800
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide deposition testimony?
A: $800
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide testimony at trial?
A: $800
Q: Please list any fees other than those stated above (E.g.: travel expenses, copy fees, etc.)
A: Basic Fee Schedule and Engagement Letter available upon request.

References

Available Upon Request