• Achievement Award Recipients

  • Individuals earning 10 points and approved by the Awards Committee and the Board of Trustees receive the Achievement Award. The Board of Trustees is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2020 Achievement Award for their contributions made to the Academy, its scientific and educational programs and to ophthalmology.

    United States

    Armin R. Afshar, MD, MBA (San Francisco, CA)
    Aniruddha K. Agarwal, MBBS (Omaha, NE)
    Guillermo Amescua, MD (Miami, FL)
    Mary E. Aronow, MD (Wellesley, MA)
    Lance K. Bergstrom, MD (Fargo, ND)
    Jesse L. Berry, MD (Pasadena, CA)
    Alessandro A. Castellarin, MD (Santa Barbara, CA)
    Meenakshi Chaku, MD (Chicago, IL)
    Royce W. Chen, MD (New York, NY)
    Steven M. Christiansen, MD (Blue Ash, OH)
    Edward L. Colloton, MD (Bloomington, IL)
    Robin Cook, MD (Boston, MA)
    Geoffrey Guy Cooper, MD, FACS (Richmond, VA)
    Christine Curcio, PhD (Birmingham, AL)
    Ebenezer Daniel, MBBS (Philadelphia, PA)
    Jiaxi Ding, MD (Winston Salem, NC)
    Mark Alan DiPillo, MD (Wyomissing, PA)
    Geoffrey G. Emerson, MD, PhD (Minneapolis, MN)
    Matthew Timothy Feng, (Indianapolis, IN)
    Susan H. Forster, MD (New Haven, CT)
    Jorge A. Fortun, MD (Palm Beach Gardens, FL)
    Denise C. Fridl, OCS, COT, COE (Asheville, NC)
    Parag D. Gandhi, MD (Baltimore, MD)
    Mitchell Goff, MD (Salt Lake City, UT)
    Damien Goldberg, MD (Torrance, CA)
    John A. Gonzales, MD (San Francisco, CA)
    Michael B. Gorin, MD PhD (Los Angeles, CA)
    Steven J. Grosser, MD (Golden Valley, MN)
    Luxme Hariharan, MD (Madison, WI)
    Robert W. Hered, MD (Maitland, FL)
    David Hollander, MD (Beverly Hills, CA)
    Deeba Husain, MD (Boston, MA)
    David Khoramian Isaacs, MD (Los Angeles, CA)
    Elena M. Jimenez, MD (San Juan, PR)
    Jeremy K. Jones, MD (Atlanta, GA)
    Anna K. Junk, MD (Miami, FL)
    Humeyra Karacal, MD (St. Louis, MO)
    Peter Karth, MD (Eugene, OR)
    Jeremy D. Keenan, MD, MPH (San Francisco, CA)
    Richard Galen Kemp, MD (Waxahachie, TX)
    Sumitra S. Khandelwal, MD (Bellaire, TX)
    Stephen R. Klapper, MD (Carmel, IN)
    Andrea N. Kossler, MD (Palo Alto, CA)
    Anthony N. Kuo, MD (Durham, NC)
    Paul J. Lama, MD (Rochelle Park, NJ)
    Wen-Hsiang Lee, MD, PhD (Miami, FL)
    Charles C. Lin, MD (Palo Alto, CA)
    John T. Lind, MD (Saint Louis, MO)
    Ann-Marie Lobo, MD (Chicago, IL)
    April Y. Maa, MD (Decatur, GA)
    John Mandeville, MD, PhD (Boston, MA)
    Joanne Mansour, OCSR (Warrenton, VA)
    Steven L. Maskin, MD, FACS (Tampa, FL)
    Yuri McKee, MD (Mesa, AZ)
    J. Kevin McKinney, MD (Oregon City, OR)
    Mark D. Mifflin, MD (Salt Lake City, UT)
    T. Hunter Newsom, MD (Tampa, FL)
    Scott C. Oliver, MD (Aurora, CO)
    Carolyn K. Pan, MD (Palo Alto, CA)
    Joseph F. Panarelli, MD (Scarsdale, NY)
    Anjali K. Pathak, MD (Princeton, WV)
    Larry E. Patterson, MD (Crossville, TN)
    John F. Payne, MD (Lexington, SC)
    S. Grace Prakalapakorn, MD, MPH (Durham, NC)
    Ehsan Rahimy, MD (Palo Alto, CA)
    Jennifer R. Rose-Nussbaumer, MD (San Francisco, CA)
    Tina Rutar, MD (Medford, OR)
    Jose A. Sahel, MD (Pittsburgh, PA)
    Julie M. Schallhorn, MD (San Francisco, CA)
    Linda A. Schumacher-Feero, MD (Waterville, ME)
    Shakeel R. Shareef, MD (Rochester, NY)
    Arsham Sheybani, MD (Saint Louis, MO)

     

     

     

     

  • Zaina N. Al-Mohtaseb, MD (Houston, TX)
    Matthew F. Appenzeller, MD (Omaha, NE)
    Michelle K. Atchison ,MD (Fargo, ND)
    Steven T. Bailey, MD (Portland, OR)
    Kenneth A. Beckman, MD, FACS (Westerville, OH)
    Michael J. Borne, MD (Jackson, MS)
    Renee C. Bovelle, MD (Glenn Dale, MD)
    Bryn M. Burkholder, MD (Baltimore, MD)
    Michelle R. Butler, MD (Dallas, TX)
    John P. Campbell, MD, MPH (Lake Oswego, OR)
    Joseph M. Coney, MD (Twinsburg, OH)
    Sam S. Dahr, MD (Oklahoma City, OK)
    Vasilios F. Diakonis, MD (Largo, FL)
    Paul Andrew Edwards, MD (Detroit, MI)
    Ladan Espandar, MD (Sewickley, PA)
    Jennifer A. Galvin, MD (Milford, CT)
    Edgar C. Gamponia, MD (Morgantown, WV)
    Jeffrey L. Goldberg, MD, PhD (Palo Alto, CA)
    Roger A. Goldberg, MD (Walnut Creek, CA)
    Sunil Gupta, MD (Pensacola, FL)
    Colleen P. Halfpenny, MD (Huntingdon Valley, PA)
    Andrew J. Hendershot, MD (Columbus, OH)
    Mohamed A. Hussein, MD (Houston, TX)
    Anthony Pruett Johnson, MD, FACS (Greenville, SC)
    Mona A. Kaleem, MD (Ellicott City, MD)
    Adam H. Kaufman, MD (Cincinnati, OH)
    Stephen J. Kelly, MD (Birmingham, AL)
    Muge R. Kesen ,MD (Vienna, VA)
    Wonsuck Kim, DO (Florence, AL)
    Karanjit S. Kooner, MD (Dallas, TX)
    Chandrasekharan Krishnan, MD (Brookline, MA)
    John G. Ladas ,MD (Silver Spring, MD)
    Douglas R. Lazzaro, MD (Brooklyn, NY)
    Bradford William Lee, MD, MSC (Palm Beach Gardens, FL)
    Gareth M. Lema, MD, PhD (New York, NY)
    Rachel A. Lieberman, MD (Las Vegas, NV)
    Stephen N. Lipsky, MD (Peachtree Corners, GA)
    Damien M. Luviano, MD (Salem, VA)
    William P. Madigan Jr., MD, FACS (Mc Lean, VA)
    Zaiba Malik, MD (West Chester, OH)
    Andrew Melson, MD (Oklahoma City, OK)
    Darby D. Miller, MD (Jacksonville, FL)
    Dorothy M. Moore, MD (Wilmington, DE)
    Anthony T. Moore, BMBCH (San Francisco, CA)
    Venkateswara V. Mootha, MD (Dallas, TX)
    Wuqaas M. Munir, MD (Baltimore, MD)
    Tammy H. Osaki, MD (Phoenix, AZ)
    Claudia E. Perez-Straziota, MD (Westlake, OH)
    Suzann Pershing, MD (Stanford, CA)
    Brian Privett, MD (Cedar Rapids, IA)
    Ronald Luke Rebenitsch, MD (Oklahoma City, OK)
    Rachel C. J. Reinhardt, MD (Mill Creek, WA)
    Bibiana J. Reiser, MD (Long Beach, CA)
    Michelle K. Rhee, MD (New York, NY)
    Jullia A. Rosdahl, MD, PHD (Chapel Hill, NC)
    Susannah G. Rowe, MD (Belmont, MA)
    Ricardo M. Santaella, MD (Mayaguez, PR)
    Alison H. Skalet, MD PhD (Portland, OR)
    Jayanth S. Sridhar, MD (Miami, FL)
    Rhoads E. Stevens, MD (Honolulu, HI)
    Carl B. Tubbs, MD (Franktown, CO)
    G. Atma Vemulakonda, MD (Palo Alto, CA)
    Mark K. Walsh, MD (Tucson, AZ)
    Sara T. Wester, MD (Key Biscayne, FL)
    Zoe R. Williams, MD (Rochester, NY)
    Kimberly M. Winges, MD (Portland, OR)
    Jeffrianne S. Young, MD (Des Moines, IA)
    Wadih M. Zein, MD (Chevy Chase, MD)

    Africa/Middle East

    Adi Abulafia, MD (Tel-Aviv, Israel)
    Adiel Barak, MD (Tel Aviv, Israel)
    Dafna Goldenberg, MD (Tel Aviv, Israel)
    Michaella Goldstein MD (Tel Aviv, Isreal)

    Asia Pacific

    Hiroko Bissen-Miyajima, MD (Chiyoda-Ku, Japan)
    Sonal R. Farzavandi, FRCS (Singapore)
    Robyn H. Guymer, MBBS, PhD (East Melbourne, Australia)
    Taiichi Hikichi, MD (Sapporo, Japan)
    Tsunehiko Ikeda, MD (Osaka, Japan)
    Sang In Khwarg, MD (Seoul, South Korea)
    Yong-Woo Kim, MD (Seoul, South Korea)
    Kim Ramasamy, MBBS (Madurai, India)
    Taiji Sakamoto, MD, PhD (Kagoshima, Japan)

    Europe

    Cristina Bovone, MD (Castelnuovo Berardenga, Italy)
    Mats H. Lundstrom, MD (Kariskrona, Sweden)
    Sengul C. Ozdek, MD (Ankara, Turkey)
    Tim Schultz, MD (Witten, Germany)
    Rufino Silva, MD, MSC (Coimbra, Portugal)
    Malhar Soni, MD, MS, DNB, FRCS (London, United Kingdom)

    Pan America

    Filiberto Altomare, MD (Toronto, Canada)
    Zhizhong Ma, MD (Beijing, China)
    Rajeev H. Muni, MD )Toronto, Canada)
    Lindsay Ong-Tone, MD (Regina, Canada)