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2017 Board of Governors

President

Denise Farnath-Alber, MD*

Eye Physicians
1140 Whitehorse Road, Suite 1
Vorhees, NJ 08043
856-784-3366
farnathalber@aol.com

President-Elect

John Dugan, Jr. MD*

Eye Physicians, P.C.
1140 White Horse Rd. Suite 1
Voorhees, NJ 08043
856-784-3381
dugan@eye-physicians.com

Vice President

Vinod Voleti, MD*

NJ Retina
628 Cedar Lane
Teaneck, NJ 07666
908-349-8155
vinod.voleti@gmail.com

Secretary/Treasurer

Michael Farbowitz, MD*

Short Hills Opthalmology
551 Millburn Ave
Short Hills, NJ 07078
973-379-2544
eyedoc@shorthillseye.com

Immediate Past President

Michele Miano, MD*

Regional Eye Associates
741 W Marlton Pike
Cherry Hill, NJ 08002
856-795-8787
michelemiano@comcast.net

Third Party Payer Rep

Lawrence Frieman, MD*

75 West Front Street
Red Bank, NJ 07701
732-741-4242
friemanl@verizon.net

Alt. Third Party Payer Rep

Ralph Lanciano, Jr., DO*

7703 Maple Avenue
Pennsauken, NJ 08109
856-665-5533
856-783-1234 Tuesday
rclanciano@comcast.net

AAO Councilor
(3 yr term: 2014-2016)

Cecily Lesko, MD*

North Jersey Eye Associates
1005 Clifton Ave
Clifton, NJ 07013
973-472-4114
CecilyLeskoMD@aol.com

AAO Councilor

John Stabile, MD*

111 Dean Drive
Tenafly, NJ 07670
201-567-5995
jrsmd30@yahoo.com

AAO Alternate Councilor

Robert Scharfman, MD*

3 Hospital Plaza, Suite 310
Old Bridge, NJ 08857
732-607-0555
scharfeye@aol.com

OPAC Chairman

James G. Nachbar, MD*

509 South Lenola Road, Bldg. 11
Moorestown, NJ 08057
856-234-0222 ext. 2610
jn@sjeye.com

OPAC Treasurer

Donald Cinotti, MD*

600 Pavonia Avenue
Jersey City, NJ 07304
201-963-5846
201-915-247 Clinic Tues
Floor6@aol.com

Board Members Expiring 2018

Gregg Bannett, DO

Bannett Eye Centers, PA
620 N. Broad Street
Woodbury, NJ 08096
856-853-5554
bannetteyecenters@yahoo.com

Christopher Bruno, MD

The Eye Center
2835 S. Delsea Drive
Vineland, NJ 08360
856-696-0020
eyedocbruno@comcast.net

Nick Chinskey, MD

NJ Retina
10 Plum St, #600
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
nchinskey@gmail.com

Howard Fine, MD

NJ Retina
10 Plum St, #600
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
hffine@yahoo.com

Board Members Expiring 2017

Michael Farbowitz

Short Hills Ophthalmology
551 Millburn Ave
Short Hills NJ 07078
973-379-2544
eyedoc@shorthillseye.com

Sumit Shah, MD

Assoc Retinal Consultants, LLC
10 Plum St., #600
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
732-220-1600
shahsp1@gmail.com

Bruce Keyser

NJ Retina
10 Plum St
New Brunswick NJ 08901
732-220-1600
keyser.bruce@gmail.com

Howard Friedberg

Howard Friedberg Eye Assoc.
661 N. Broad Street
Woodbury, NJ 08096
856-845-7968
howardfriedbergmd@gmail.com

Ex Officio

Albert Khouri, MD

Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
90 Bergen Street/DOC
Newark, NJ 07103-2499
973-972-2038
albert.khouri@rutgers.edu

Ex Officio

Marco Zarbin, MD, PhD

Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
90 Bergen Street/DOC
Newark, NJ 07103-2499
973-972-2038
zarbin@njms.rutgers.edu

Ex Officio

Julia A Haller, MD

Wills Eye Institute
840 Walnut Street, Suite 1510
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Legal Counsel

Debra Lienhardt, Esq.*

Brach Eichler
101 Eisenhower Parkway, Roseland, NJ 07068
973-228-5700
dlienhardt@bracheichler.com

Legal Counsel

Brett I. Fischer, Esq.

Brach Eichler
101 Eisenhower Parkway, Roseland, NJ 07068
973-228-5700
bfischer@bracheichler.com

Lobbyist

Joseph Simonetta*

Public Strategies Impact
414 River View Plaza, Trenton, NJ 08611
609-393-7799
jsimonetta@njpsi.com

Executive Director

Matthew S. Halpin*

Public Strategies Impact
414 River View Plaza, Trenton, NJ 08611
609-392-1201
mhalpin@njpsi.com

* Executive Committee