We are happy to answer your questions regarding AAOE activities and products or general questions regarding ophthalmology practice management. For specific information on medical problems or conditions, consult your Eye M.D. (ophthalmologist) or family physician for assistance. General eye health information for the public and answers to commonly asked questions can be found on the Academy's EyeSmart Web site.
|Ernie Khirallah — Executive Director
Ernie is responsible for overall AAOE strategic, operational, and budget management.
|Jennifer Arbuckle, CPC, OCS — Academy Coding Specialist
Jennifer is the Academy's coding specialist. Her background includes coding, billing, compliance and reimbursement in both a small private practice and a large academic medical institution.
For coding and reimbursement, questions e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Janine Barth — Programs Administrator
Janine is programs administrator for the Ophthalmology Job Center and the Consultant Directory as well as the project coordinator for select AAOE products.
Contact for assistance with the Consultant Directory and the Ophthalmology Job Center.
|Peggy Coakley — Administrative Manager
Peggy is the administrative manager for AAOE.
Contact for assistance with AAOE listservs: E-Talk, E-Retina, E-Code.
|Sangeeta Fernandes — AAOE Program and Content Manager
Sangeeta is responsible for all aspects of the AAOE Annual Meeting Program.
Contact for questions regarding the AAOE Program of the Annual Meeting.
|Jennifer Kwong — Administrative Assistant
Jen provides administrative support for CODEquest Coding College and the AAOE Program.
Contact for assistance with CODEquest logistics and registration.
|Bernhardt Mair — Web Coordinator
Bernie is in charge of coordinating all aspects of the AAOE website.
Contact for questions related to AAOE website content.
|Sue Vicchrilli, COT, OCS, Academy Coding Executive
Sue's 30 year ophthalmic background includes all aspects of coding, reimbursement, practice management, clinic and surgical assistance. Sue is the Academy's coding executive, the author of EyeNet's “Savvy Coder” and AAOE's “Coding Bulletin”, the Ophthalmic Coding Coach, and the Ophthalmic Coding Series.
Contact for assistance with PQRS and E-Prescribing issues (email@example.com).