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2019 Board of Governors

President

Vinod Voleti, MD*

NJ Retina
628 Cedar Lane
Teaneck, NJ 07666
908-349-8155

President-Elect

Michael Farbowitz, MD*

Short Hills Opthalmology
551 Millburn Ave
Short Hills, NJ 07078
973-379-2544

Vice President

Albert Khouri, MD*

Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
90 Bergen Street/DOC
Newark, NJ 07103-2499
973-972-2038

Secretary/Treasurer

Michael Klufas, MD*

Mid Atlantic Retina
1417 Cantillon Blvd.
Mays Landing, NJ 08330
800-331-6634

Immediate Past President

John Dugan, Jr. MD*

Eye Physicians, P.C.
1140 White Horse Rd. Suite 1
Voorhees, NJ 08043
856-784-3381

Third Party Payer Rep

Lawrence Frieman, MD*

Frieman Ophthalmology
75 West Front Street
Red Bank, NJ 07701
732-741-4242

Alt. Third Party Payer Rep

Ralph Lanciano, Jr., DO*

7703 Maple Avenue
Pennsauken, NJ 08109
856-665-5533
856-783-1234 Tuesday

AAO Councilor
(3 yr term: 2017-2019)

Cecily Lesko, MD*

North Jersey Eye Associates
1005 Clifton Ave
Clifton, NJ 07013
973-472-4114

AAO Councilor

Robert Scharfman, MD*

Atlantic Medical Eye Care
3 Hospital Plaza, Suite 310
Old Bridge, NJ 08857
732-607-0555

AAO Alternate Councilor

TBD

OPAC Chairman

James G. Nachbar, MD*

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

OPAC Treasurer

Donald Cinotti, MD*

Hudson Eye Physicians and Surgeons
600 Pavonia Avenue
Jersey City, NJ 07304
201-963-5846
201-915-247 Clinic Tues

Board Members Expiring 2019

Bruce Keyser, MD

NJ Retina
10 Plum St
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
732-220-1600

Howard Friedberg, MD

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

Mary Jude Cox, MD

Eye Physicians
1140 Whitehorse Road, Suite 1
Voorhees, NJ 08043
856-784-3381

Isaac Ezon, MD

Jersey Shore Retina Consultants
241 Monmouth Rd, Ste 102
West Long Branch, NJ 07764
732-738-4627

Board Members Expiring 2020

Gregg Bannett, DO

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

Nick Chinskey, MD

NJ Retina
10 Plum St, #600
New Brunswick, NJ 08901

Jayati Sarkar, MD

Eyecare MD of New Jersey
261 James Street, Ste 2D &EL
Morristown, NJ 07960
973-984-3937

Sumit Shah, MD

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

Ex Officio

Albert Khouri, MD*

Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
90 Bergen Street/DOC
Newark, NJ 07103-2499
973-972-2038

Ex Officio

Marco Zarbin, MD, PhD

Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
90 Bergen Street/DOC
Newark, NJ 07103-2499
973-972-2038

Ex Officio

Julia A Haller, MD

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

Legal Counsel

Debra Lienhardt, Esq.

Brach Eichler
101 Eisenhower Parkway, Roseland, NJ 07068
973-228-5700

Legal Counsel

Andrew Russo, Esq.

Brach Eichler
101 Eisenhower Parkway, Roseland, NJ 07068
973-403-3135

Legal Counsel

Lauren Goldberg, Esq.

Brach Eichler
101 Eisenhower Parkway, Roseland, NJ 07068
973-403-3135

Legal Counsel

Mark Manigan, Esq.

Brach Eichler
101 Eisenhower Parkway, Roseland, NJ 07068
973-403-3132

Lobbyist

Joseph Simonetta

Public Strategies Impact
414 River View Plaza, Trenton, NJ 08611
609-393-7799

Executive Director

Matthew S. Halpin*

Public Strategies Impact
414 River View Plaza, Trenton, NJ 08611
609-392-1201

Meeting Planner

Meagan Rosina

Public Strategies Impact
414 River View Plaza, Trenton, NJ 08611
609-393-7799

* Executive Committee

Society of Past Presidents

John Dugan, Jr. MD
Denise Farnath-Alber, MD
Michele Miano, MD
Elena Drudy, MD
Douglas Mazzuca, DO
Cecily Lesko, MD
Paul Langer, MD
Donald Cinotti, MD
John Dugan, MD
Lawrence Frieman, MD
Ralph Lanciano Jr., DO
James Nachbar,MD
Peter Nussbaum, MD
David Ringel, DO
Brian Wnorowski, MD

Resident Representative

Daniel Rubinstein, MD