AB, Princeton University, 1958; Doctor of Medicine, Harvard University, 1962.
Intern, U. Utah Affiliated Hospital, Salt Lake City, 1962-1963; resident in ophthalmology, Washington University Medical Center, St. Louis, 1963-1967; from assistant professor to professor, Washington University Medical Center, St. Louis, 1969-1975; practice medicine specializing in ophthalmology, New York City, since 1975; clinical associate, National Institutes of Health, 1967-1969; professor ophthalmology, department chairman, Mount Sinai Medical School, New York City also ophthalmologist in chief, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York City, since 1975.
Member science advisory board Fight for Sight, since 1975. Board directors National Society Prevention Blindness, since 1977. Member American Academy Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology (award of merit), American College of Surgeons, American Ophthalmol.
Society, American Association for the Advancement of Science, New York Academy of Medicine, Association Research Vision and Ophthalmology (trustee 1977-1981).
Married Salle Garber, June 20, 1959. Children: Richard Lance, Lisa Beth.