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Dr. Perlmutter - Arizona Medical LawSteven B. Perlmutter, MD, JD

Attorney at Law

Physician & Surgeon

 

LEGAL EDUCATION

Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law – Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ

Juris Doctor (J.D.), magna cum laude, December 2011
· Law, Science, and Innovation Certificate
· Pro bono distinction

Honors:
· CALI Excellence for the Future Awards (5)
· Willard A. Pedrick Scholar
· Center for Law, Science & Innovation Scholar

Activities:
· Council of Student Leaders

· Health Law Society, President, 2010-2011
· American Bar Association
· Arizona Association of Healthcare Lawyers
· American Health Law Association
· Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity

Publications:
· Physician Assisted Suicide-A Medicolegal Inquiry, 15 Mich. St. U. J. Med. & L. 203 (2011)
· Clinical Use of Placebos:  Medicine, Neuroscience, Ethics, and the Law, 8 Tenn. J. L. & Pol’y 8
(2012)

PROFESSIONAL LEGAL EXPERIENCE
· Goldberg and Osborne Law Firm, Law Clerk and Medical Legal Consultant, December 2010 –   May 2011
· Maricopa Country Attorney’s Office, Law Clerk Externship, August 2011 – November 2011
(Rule 38 Certified)

· Arizona Attorney General’s Office, Law Clerk Externship, June 2011 – August 2011

MEDICAL EDUCATION

Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
Doctor of Medicine (M.D.), May 1980
· Certified by the National Board of Medical Examiners, 1980
· Robert Carter Award For Meritorious Research

COLLEGE EDUCATION
Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, NY
· B.A. in Liberal Arts, May 1976
· Dean’s List with Honors

LICENSURE
M.D., State of Arizona, January 1985
J.D., State of Arizona, November 2012

FELLOWSHIP
Diplomate, American Academy of Ophthalmology, 1986

MEDICAL CAREER
Hope Eye Center, P.C. – Phoenix, AZ
· Eye Surgeon and Medical Director, 1985-2007
· Phoenix Magazine, TOP DOCS, 1997
· Teaching Award, American Academy of Family Physicians, 1997
· Physician’s Recognition Award, American Medical Association

Outpatient Surgical Care, Ltd. – Phoenix, AZ
· Medical Director, 1991-2007

Barnes Hospital Group / Washington University Medical School – St. Louis, MO
· Residency in Ophthalmology, 1981-1984
· Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology, July 1986

FACULTY APPOINTMENT
· Midwestern University College of Osteopathic Medicine – Glendale, AZ, Clinical Assistant
Professor, Division of Clinical   Education,  2002-present

SCIENTIFIC AND MEDICAL RESEARCH
· Einstein College of Medicine Department of Neurosurgery – Bronx, NY:  studied spinal cord
injuries in mammals

· Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center – New York, NY:  studied new techniques for
measurement of creatinine in urine and blood

· Yale University, Department of Biology – New Haven, CT:  recipient of a National Science
Foundation Grant to study self-assembly of microtubules

MEMBERSHIPS/PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS
· American Association of Physicians and Surgeons
· American Academy of Ophthalmology
· Arizona Medical Association
· Maricopa County Medical Society
· American Mensa Society (IQ – 98th percentile)
· Intertel (IQ – 99th percentile)
· International Society for Philosophical Enquiry (IQ – 99.9th percentile)

CERTIFICATIONS
· Certified Mediator, Arizona Dispute Resolution Association, State of Arizona
· Licensed Real Estate Agent, State of Arizona
· Accredited Asset Management Specialist

ARTICLE WRITTEN BY STEVE PERLMUTTER
“Anatomy of a Board Complaint” – written in the Maricopa County Medical Society

PROFILE OF STEVE PERLMUTTER
Written by the Maricopa County Medical Society – “From the Operating Room to the Courtroom”

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