Community Involvement

Professional Society Memberships

  • American Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgery (ASCRS)
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)
  • California Association of Ophthalmology (CAO)
  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Society for Laser Medicine & Surgery (ASLMS)
  • California Medical Association (CMA)
  • Santa Barbara Eye Society
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO)
  • American Medical Association (AMA)
  • Santa Barbara County Medical Society (SBCMS)
  • Surgical Eye Expeditions (SEE)
  • Fellow American College of Surgeons (FACS)


1998-Present Operating Room committee, Saint Francis Medical Center
1998-Present Chairman, Department of Ophthalmology, Saint Francis Medical Center
2001-Present Braille Institute Planning Committee
2000-Present  Chairman, Laser Committee, Cottage Eye and Laser Center
2003-Present Chairman, Liberty Program
2003-Present Board Member, Santa Barbara Surgery Center
2005-Present Board Member, Surgical Eye Expeditions