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Duane M. Bryant, MD

Duane M. Bryant, MD

830 Kuhn Drive, #210895
Chula Vista, California 91921

Phone(410) 365-3620


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Dr. Bryant's more than three decades of experience includes cataracts, glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, vein occlusion, macular degeneration, ocular trauma, eye injury, vision impairment and vision loss. His surgical experience includes cataracts, glaucoma, laser surgery for glaucoma, laser surgery for central vein occlusion and branch retinal vein occlusion, macular degeneration, and intravitreal Avastin injections.


Dr. Bryant's services include:

Expert witness reports and testimony
Medical peer reviews
Independent medical examinations
Impairment ratings
Nexus letters
Life care planning for cases of visual impairment

Areas of Expertise

Additional Expertise:

Eye Injury, Ocular Trauma, Life Care Planning for Cases of Visual Impairment, Nexus Letters.


Dr. Bryant received his doctor of medicine from the University of Maryland Medical School, completed his residency at The Friedenwald Eye Institute in Baltimore, Maryland, and is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology.

Areas Served

All States

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Professional Experience

Ophthalmic Associate, Castillejos Eye Institute, Chula Vista, CA

Forensic / Consultant: Expert Witness, IME, Medical Peer Review, Life Care Planning, Impairment Ratings, Chula Vista, CA

Visual Systems Specialist, Medical Review Board, Human Performance Systems, Inc., Hyattsville, MD

Ophthalmic Associate, Maryland Eye Care Center, Silver Spring, MD

Private Practice, Baltimore, MD

Teaching Attending, The Friedenwald Eye Institute, Baltimore, MD

Independent Contractor, Metropolitan Eye Care, Baltimore, MD

Surgeon, Laser Vision Correction, Towson, MD

Administrative Partner, Dr. Kidwell, Schmoke & Bryant, PA, Baltimore, MD



Legal Experience & Services

Dr. Bryant has provided expert witness services to plaintiff and defense attorneys regarding ophthalmologic issues. Firms that have retained his services include:

Law Offices of Friedberg & Bunge (CA)
Robert Gold, Esq. (CA)
Booth Cropper & Marriner, PC (PA)
McKeen and Associates (MI)
Kerr, Russell and Weber, PC (MI)
Seikaly, Stewart & Bennett, PC (MI)
Sommers Schwartz Law Offices (MI)
Law Offices of Ken Fitzgerald (CA)
Cole, Scott & Kissane, PA (FL)
Camacho Mauro Mulholland, LLP (NY)
Pressler Senftle Wilhite, PC (DC)
Murphy Falcon & Murphy (MD)
CorVel Corporation (PA)
CMA Group (PA)
National Evaluation Services (OH)
MedSource National (NY, FL)
Stamm Law Firm (NY)
Bice Law, LLC (NC, SC)
Rohan Law Firm, LLC (MD, DC)
Independent Medical Evaluations, PC (MI)
Anderson Coe & King (MD)
Huff Powell & Bailey, LLC (GA)
McCarthy Wilson LLP (MD)
R.J. Marzella & Associates, PC (PA)
Howerton Dorris Stone & Lambert (IL)
Triscaro and Associates, Ltd. (OH)
Law Offices of Craig Castle (CA)
Levinson Axelrod PA (NJ)
Timmerman Beaulieu Hinkle & Esworthy, LLC (MD)
Coventry Independent Medical Examinations (IL)
Smith Gildea & Schmidt, LLC (MD)
Gardner Willis Sweat Plaire and Pickett, LLP (GA)
Clement Wheatley (VA)
Law Offices of Peter G. Angelos (MD)
Reminger Company, LPA (OH, IN, KY)
The Law Offices of Peter T. Nicholl (MD)
HAT Law Firm (TN, MS, AL, NC)
Gerald Soukup (MD)
Bryan Nelson, PA, Attorneys at Law (MS)
Law Office of D. Reid Wamble, PLLC (MS)
Lanier Law Group, PA (NC)


2016 — Diplomate, American Board of Ophthalmology



2008 — Endocyclophotocoagulation Laser Certificate, Endooptiks, Washington, DC

2003 — Excimer Laser Certification, George Washington University, Medical Center, Washington, DC

1995 — Biblical Certificate, Capital Bible Seminary, Lanham, MD

1985 — Board Certification, American Board of Ophthalmology


1981-1984 — Ophthalmology Residency, Medical System
The Friedenwald Eye Institute, Baltimore, MD

1980-1981 — Flexible Medical Internship
Maryland General Hospital, Baltimore, MD

1980 — Doctor of Medicine
University of Maryland Medical School, Baltimore, MD

1976 — Bachelor of Science in Psychology
University of Maryland, College Park, MD

2001 — Master of Science in Pastoral Counseling
Loyola University in Maryland, Columbia, MD

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