A skilled, board certified ophthalmologist renowned for his pioneering work in modern surgical techniques, Dr. Andrew Calman owns Premier Eyecare of San Francisco, where he leads a highly qualified team that includes three optometrists and an optician. Dr. Calman and his colleagues remain devoted to making comprehensive eye care both accessible and affordable to the diverse and multicultural community of the San Francisco Bay Area.

Since opening Premier Eyecare of San Francisco in 1993, Dr. Andrew Calman has offered new techniques in cataract surgery, glaucoma diagnosis and treatment, and evaluation of diabetic eye disease previously unavailable to the local community. Dr. Calman speaks nine languages, including Spanish and Tagalog, and it is far from unusual for him to use four or five of these over the course of a typical day at his office. In addition to his work at Premier Eyecare of San Francisco, Dr. Andrew Calman holds a position as an Associate Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology, Family, and Community Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), where he has been a member of the faculty since 1993.

Dr. Andrew Calman studied at Yale University, earning both a Bachelor and Master of Science in Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry in the space of only four years. Dr. Calman was awarded numerous honors throughout his years at Yale, and graduated summa cum laude as a member of The Phi Beta Kappa Society in 1982 with Distinction in the Major. Dr. Andrew Calman further distinguished himself during his subsequent studies at UCSF, where he was awarded both an MD and a PhD in Microbiology and Immunology in 1989.

Outside of his clinical practice and instructional work in San Francisco, Dr. Andrew Calman actively serves the community as a Volunteer Physician for EyeCare America, an organization that provides free medical eye care to low-income patients. Dr. Calman currently maintains the role of Chair of the charitable foundation Prevent Blindness Northern California. Dr. Andrew Calman also has served as the Chair of the San Mateo County Mental Health Board’s (now County of San Mateo Mental Health & Substance Abuse Recovery Commission) Children and Youth Committee.