PEOPLE: Management Dr. Tanzer Named New Chief Medical Officer, Abbott Medical Optics By Staff Monday, May 20, 2013 12:00 AM David Tanzer, MDSANTA ANA, Calif.—David Tanzer, MD has been named divisional vice president, medical affairs and chief medical officer at Abbott Medical Optics with responsibility for medical affairs, product safety and the development and dissemination of scientific educational materials to the medical community. He is additionally responsible for providing medical input into AMO’s clinical strategy, innovation and business development activities. Dr. Tanzer is a retired captain in the United States Navy and is the director emeritus of the Navy Refractive Surgery Center, Department of Ophthalmology, Naval Medical Center San Diego. He attended Georgetown Medical School and completed his internship and ophthalmology residency at the Naval Medical Center, San Diego. He completed fellowship training in Cornea, External Disease and Refractive Surgery at the Doheny Eye Institute, University of Southern California.