Current Concepts in Ophthalmology convenes for Baltimore program

Baltimore-Expert faculty will present the latest developments in the ever-changing practice of ophthalmology at Wilmer Eye Institute's 20th annual Current Concepts in Ophthalmology meeting. Courses will focus on current clinical uses and medical issues as well as a concentration on the most advanced medical and surgical treatment options with glaucoma, retina, anterior segment, and refractive surgery.

Baltimore-Expert faculty will present the latest developments in the ever-changing practice of ophthalmology at Wilmer Eye Institute's 20th annual Current Concepts in Ophthalmology meeting. Courses will focus on current clinical uses and medical issues as well as a concentration on the most advanced medical and surgical treatment options with glaucoma, retina, anterior segment, and refractive surgery.

The meeting is set to convene on Dec. 6 to 8 and is sponsored by the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and co-sponsored by, Ophthalmology Times. The location of the event will be the Thomas B. Burner Building on the university campus.

A series of optional workshops will be offered covering topics such as financial benchmarking, coding and reimbursement, office management and budget analysis issues in groups and on a one-to-one basis. Workshop titles include "Botulinum Toxin," "Coding and Reimbursement Seminar," and "HRT workshop."

Course directors are Walter J. Stark, MD, and Neil M. Bressler, MD. Invited faculty are Esen Akpek, MD; David Anderson, MD; Anthony Arnold, MD; Dimitri Azar, MD; Ashley Behrens, MD; Richard Braunstein, MD; Neil Bressler, MD; Susan Bressler, MD; Joseph Caprioli, MD; Roy Chuck, MD; Mary Louise Collins, MD; Neel Desai, MD; Diana Do, MD; Paul Dougherty, MD; J.P. Dunn, MD; Robert Fechtner, MD; Claus Fichte, MD; Daniel Finkelstein, MD; Stuart Fine, MD; Amy Fowler, MD; Craig Fowler, MD; David Friedman, MD; James Gills, MD; Sanjay Goel, MD; John Gottsch, MD; Michael Grant, MD; Kenneth Greenberg, MD; David Guyton, MD; Julia Haller, MD; Paul Hoffman, MD; Malcolm Ing, MD; Douglas Jabs, MD; Henry Jampel, MD; Risa Jampel, MD; Allan Jensen, MD; Mary Pat Johnson, MD; Albert Jun, MD; Sachin Kalyani, MD; James Katz, MD; Alisa Kim, MD; Terry Kim, MD; Stephen Klyce, MD; Irene Kuo, MD; Manus Kraff, MD; Ronald Krueger, MD; Jimmy Lee, MD; Nancey McCann; Emily McCartney, MD; Marguerite McDonald, MD; Peter McDonnell, MD; Shannath Merbs, MD; Travis Meredith, MD; Kevin Miller, MD; Neil Miller Quan Dong Nguyen, MD; Louis Nichamin, MD; Robert Noecker, MD; Randall Olson, MD; David Parke, MD; Cameron Parsa, MD; George Peters, MD; Kimberly Pratzer, MD; Harry Quigley, MD; Michael Raizman, MD; Michael Repka, MD; Jim Rienzo, MD; Vivian Rismondo, MD; Pradeep Rulu, MD; James Salz, MD; Oliver Schein, MD; Gregory Schmidt, MD; Kurt Simons, MD; Ronald Smith, MD; Sharon Solomon, MD; Philip Stanley, MD; Roger Steinert, MD; Doyle Stulting, MD; Prem Subranian Shachar Tauber, MD; Mark Terry, MD; John Thompson, MD; Jennifer Thorne, MD; Richard Tipperman, MD; Rolando Toyos, MD; Farrell Tyson, MD; John Vukich, MD; Robert Weinberg, MD; and Charles Wilkinson, MD.

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine allows participants to earn a maximum of 19 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits for the general session and 4.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits for the workshop sessions.

For more information to register for the meeting, contact the Johns Hopkins Office of Continuing Medical Education by phone, at 410/955-2959, or online, at www.hopkinscme.net.