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2022 Board of Governors

President

Albert Khouri, MD*

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

President-Elect

Michael Klufas, MD*

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

Vice President

Mary Jude Cox, MD*

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

Secretary/Treasurer

Isaac Ezon, MD

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

Immediate Past President

Michael Farbowitz, MD*

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

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

AAO Councilor Expiring 2022

Isaac Ezon, MD

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

AAO Councilor Expiring 2023

Michele Miano, MD

Regional Eye Associates
741 W Marlton Pike
Cherry Hill, NJ 08002
856-795-8787

AAO Alternate Councilor

Michael Farbowitz, MD

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

OPAC Chairman

James Nachbar,MD*

509 South Lenola Road, Building 11
Moorestown, NJ 08057
856-234-0222

OPAC Treasurer

Donald Cinotti, MD*

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

Board Members Expiring 2022

Bruce Keyser, MD

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

Howard Friedberg, MD

Friedberg Eye Associates
661 North Broad Street
Woodbury, NJ 08096
856-845-7968

Alice Williams, MD

South Jersey Eye Associates
141 S Black Horse Pike
Blackwood, NJ 08012
856-227-6262

Board Members Expiring 2023

Brett Frieman, DO

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

Nick Chinskey, MD

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

Jayati Sarkar, MD

Eyecare MD of New Jersey
261 James Street, Suite 2D & 3E
Morristown, NJ 07960
973-984-3937

Nneka Brooks, MD

NJ Retina
50 Newark Avenue
Belleville, NJ 07109
973-450-5100

Linda Huang, MD

Glaucoma Institute of Northern New Jersey
87 W Passiac Street
Rochelle Park, NJ 07622
201-343-3499

Ex Officio

Albert Khouri, MD*

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

Ex Officio

Marco Zarbin, MD PhD

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

Ex Officio

Julia Haller, MD

Wills Eye Hospital
840 Walnut Street
Philadephia, PA

Legal Counsel

Jon Fanburg, Esq.

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

Legal Counsel

Carol Grelecki, Esq.

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

Legal Counsel

Erika Marshall, 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

Matt Halpin*

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

Event Coordinator

Meagan Rosina

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

* Executive Committee

Society of Past Presidents

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

Resident Representative

Peter Wawrzusin, MD

Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
90 Bergen Avenue/DOC
Newark, NJ 07103
973-972-2035