Dr. Whitman elected president of ACES

March 15, 2007

Dallas-The American College of Eye Surgeons (ACES) has named Jeffrey Whitman, MD, president of the national organization for a 2-year term. Dr. Whitman is medical director and chief surgeon of Dallas-based Key-Whitman Eye Center and has been practicing ophthalmic surgery for more than 20 years.

Dallas-The American College of Eye Surgeons (ACES) has named Jeffrey Whitman, MD, president of the national organization for a 2-year term. Dr. Whitman is medical director and chief surgeon of Dallas-based Key-Whitman Eye Center and has been practicing ophthalmic surgery for more than 20 years.

Founded in 1989, ACES' primary objective is to promote and ensure high quality standards in ophthalmic surgical services among the public, governmental regulators, insurers, and alternate delivery systems. The organization hosts educational forums for physicians to be exposed to the most modern ophthalmic surgical technology. In addition, ACES works closely with the American Board of Eye Surgeons, an organization that serves as a certification board to ensure that quality ophthalmic surgery is being practiced across the United States.