Andrew Calman

Dr. Andrew Calman serves as a skilled and experienced ophthalmologist. As the owner of his own private clinic, Premier Eyecare of San Francisco, Dr. Calman offers innovative techniques for the treatment of eye disorders. At Premier Eyecare of San Francisco, Dr. Andrew Calman offers his patients excellent treatment options, some of which he pioneered himself. His accomplishments in ophthalmology over the years include developing a minimally invasive surgical method for cataract patients and inventing the Calman-Chang Chopper surgical instrument. Dr. Andrew Calman also introduced a number of techniques and technologies to the San Francisco Bay Area, such as the implantation of FDA-certified multifocal intraocular lenses in 1998 and the use of the in-office carotid ultrasonography machine for diagnosing retinal vascular disease in 2007. Outside of the office, Dr. Andrew Calman maintains involvement in a number of professional societies and nonprofit organizations. He serves on the Board of Directors of the San Francisco Medical Society, volunteers as an Associate Examiner for the American Board of Ophthalmology (ABO), and serves as Chair of the Board of Directors for the nonprofit organization Prevent Blindness Northern California. A charitable individual, Dr. Andrew Calman volunteers his time at the UCSF School of Medicine as an Associate Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology, Family, and Community Medicine, with responsibility for teaching medical students and residents. He also serves as a clinical faculty member at the California Pacific Medical Center, an affiliate hospital of Sutter Health. With Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry from Yale University, Dr. Andrew Calman went on to attend the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) School of Medicine. At UCSF, Dr. Calman studied microbiology and immunology, completing his Doctor of Medicine and Doctor of Philosophy in both subjects in 1989.