2014 Examiners & Item Writing Committees

The ABO sincerely thanks its teams of Examiners and Item Writers for volunteering their time and expertise to ABO examination development and administration.

2014 EXAMINERS

20+ Examinations
Helmut Buettner, M.D., Rochester, MN
Don Liu, M.D., Columbia, MO
Steven M. Shields, M.D., Chesterfield, MO
Lawrence A. Gans, M.D., Hazelwod, MO
Eva H. Hewes, M.D., Los Altos, CA
Richard A. Lewis, M.D., Houston, TX 

15+ Examinations
Joseph W. Berkow, M.D., Baltimore, MD
Steven E. Feldon, M.D., Rochester, NY
Monte A. Del Monte, M.D., Ann Arbor, MI
Preston P. Richmond, M.D., Orlando, FL
Paul H. Kalina, M.D., St. Louis Park, MN
Arthur W. Allen, M.D., San Francisco, CA
W. Scott Peterson, M.D., Waterbury, CT
John C. Welch, M.D., Hastings, NE
Martha M. Wright, M.D., North Oaks, MN
Marilyn C. Kay, M.D., Madison, WI
Mark S. Borchert, M.D., Los Angeles, CA
Anne B. Fulton, M.D., Boston, MA
Khalid F. Tabbara, M.D., San Francisco, CA
Rebecca K. Morgan, M.D., Oklahoma City, OK

Mentor Examiners
Patrick D. Aiello, M.D., Yuma, AZ
Debby M. Alcorn, M.D., Stanford, CA
Susan J. Anderson-Nelson, M.D., Wheaton, IL
Thomas L. Beardsley, M.D., Asheville, NC
Walter E. Beebe, M.D., Dallas, TX
John E. Bishop, M.D., Corpus Christi, TX
C. Brad Bowman, M.D., Dallas, TX
J. David Bradford, M.D., Little Rock, AR
Amy S. Chomsky, M.D., Nashville, TN
Stanley H. Feil, M.D., Visalia, CA
Steven E. Feldon, M.D., Rochester, NY
Lawrence A. Gans, M.D., Hazelwood, MO
Eva H. Hewes, M.D., Los Altos, CA
Marilyn C. Kay, M.D., Madison, WI
Curtin G. Kelley, M.D., Columbus, OH
Stella K. Kim, M.D., Houston, TX
Esther S. Y. Kim, M.D., Sacramento, CA
Howard R. Krauss, M.D., Los Angeles, CA
Andreas K. Lauer, M.D., Portland, OR
Linda J. Margulies, M.D., Martinez, CA
Stephanie J. Meyers, M.D., Omaha, NE
Joan M. O'Brien, M.D., Philadelphia, PA
Alfredo A. Sadun, M.D., Los Angeles, CA
Rosalind A. Stevens, M.D., Lebanon, NH  

Examiners
Nisha Acharya, M.D., San Francisco, CA
Patrick D. Aiello, M.D., Yuma, AZ
Chris V. Albanis, M.D., Chicago, IL
Debby M. Alcorn, M.D., Stanford, CA
Mark A. Alford, M.D., Fort Worth, TX
Susan J. Anderson-Nelson, M.D., Wheaton, IL
Rebecca L. Armour, M.D., Portland, OR
Everton L. Arrindell, M.D., Nashville, TN
Veena V. Arun, M.D., Chicago, IL
Jason Bacharach, M.D., Petaluma, CA
James T. Banta, M.D., Miami, FL
Andrew J. Barkmeier, M.D., Rochester, MN
Janet L. Barrall, M.D., Sammamish, WA
George B. Bartley, M.D., Rochester, MN
Thomas L. Beardsley, M.D., Asheville, NC
Cynthia L. Beauchamp, M.D., Dallas, TX
Walter E. Beebe, M.D., Dallas, TX
Michael W. Belin, M.D., Marana, AZ
Richard A. Beller, M.D., Napa, CA
M. Tariq Bhatti, M.D., Durham, NC
John E. Bishop, M.D., Corpus Christi, TX
Michele M. Bloomer, M.D., San Francisco, CA
Michael V. Boland, M.D., Cockeysville, MD
Mark S. Borchert, M.D., Los Angeles, CA
Esther M. Bowie, M.D., Hershey, PA
C. Brad Bowman, M.D., Dallas, TX
J. David Bradford, M.D., Little Rock, AR
James D. Brandt, M.D., Carmichael, CA
Richard E. Braunstein, M.D., Roslyn Heights, NY
Daniel A. Brinton, M.D., Oakland, CA
Christina A.M. Bruno, M.D., Arlington, VA
Adam G. Buchanan, M.D., University Place, WA
James H. Burden, M.D., Colorado Springs, CO
Cathy N. Burkat, M.D., Madison, WI
Andrew F. Calman, M.D., San Francisco, CA
John A. Campagna, M.D., San Antonio, TX
Louis B. Cantor, M.D., Indianapolis, IN
Seema Capoor, M.D., Lexington, KY
Pratap Challa, M.D., Durham, NC
Edward F. Cherney, M.D., Nashville, TN
Michael F. Chiang, M.D., Lake Oswego, OR
Amy S. Chomsky, M.D., Nashville, TN
Vikas Chopra, M.D., Santa Monica, CA
Colleen J. Christian, M.D., Lansdale, PA
Mina M. Chung, M.D., Rochester, NY
Jack A. Cohen, M.D., Skokie, IL
Laura D. Cook, M.D., Charlottesville, VA
Deborah Mehl Costakos, M.D., River Hills, WI
Matthew Daniel Council, M.D., St. Louis, MO
Gary M. Cowan, M.D., Ft. Worth, TX
E. Randy Craven, M.D., Parker, CO
Andrew W. Danyluk, M.D., Williamstown, MA
Richard S. Davidson, M.D., Denver, CO
Bradley V. Davitt, M.D., St. Louis, MO
Susan H. Day, M.D., San Francisco, CA
Monte A. Del Monte, M.D., Ann Arbor, MI
James B. Dickson, M.D., Columbia, SC
Jane C. Edmond, M.D., Houston, TX
Deepak P. Edward, M.D., Akron, OH
Geoffrey T. Emerick, M.D., West Hartford, CT
Michael V. Emerson, M.D., Minneapolis, MN
K. David Epley, M.D., Woodinville, WA
Robert L. Estes, M.D., Nashville, TN
Julie Falardeau, M.D., Portland, OR
Robert D. Fechtner, M.D., Newark, NJ
Robert S. Feder, M.D., Chicago, IL
Stanley H. Feil, M.D., Visalia, CA
Vahid Feiz, M.D., Walnut Creek, CA
Steven E. Feldon, M.D., Rochester, NY
Thomas C. Fenzl, M.D., Wooster, OH
Brian E. Flowers, M.D., Fort Worth, TX
William J Foster, Jr., M.D., Springfield, PA
Donald A. Frambach, M.D., Ventura, CA
Douglas R. Fredrick, M.D., Stanford, CA
Eric L. Fry, M.D., Garden City, KS
Samuel F. A. Fulcher, M.D., Belton, TX
Lawrence A. Gans, M.D., Hazelwood, MO
Francisco J. Garcia-Ferrer, M.D., Des Peres, MO
Kathryn M. Gardner, M.D., Santa Monica, CA
Ryan L. Geraets, M.D., Sioux Falls, SD
Bernard F. Godley, M.D., Galveston, TX
Mitchell V. Gossman, M.D., St. Cloud, MN
Raj K. Goyal, M.D., Chicago, IL
Thomas A. Graul, M.D., Lincoln, NE
Mary K. Green, M.D., Marble Falls, TX
Ninel Z. Gregori, M.D., Coral Gables, FL
Ronald L. Gross, M.D., Morgantown, WV
Richard A. Harper, M.D., Little Rock, AR
Jean R. Hausheer, M.D., Lawton, OK
Eva H. Hewes, M.D., Los Altos, CA
John B. Holds, M.D., Des Peres, MO
Gary R. Hopen, M.D., Hollywood, FL
Erich P. Horn, M.D., Piedmont, CA
Charlene Hsu-Winges, M.D., Burlingame, CA
Andrew J.W. Huang, M.D., St. Louis, MO
Denise A. Hug, M.D., Lenexa, KS
Michael G. Hunt, M.D., Ft. Worth, TX
Thomas S. Hwang, M.D., Portland, OR
Anthony M. Jarrett, M.D., La Crosse, WI
Glen D. Jarus, M.D., Whittier, CA
Bennie H. Jeng, M.D., Clarksville, MD
Anthony P. Johnson, M.D., Greenville, SC
L. Alan Johnson, M.D., Reno, NV
Daniel A. Johnson, M.D., San Antonio, TX
Brian C. Joondeph, M.D., Denver, CO
Douglas G. Katz, M.D., Lexington, KY
Marilyn C. Kay, M.D., Madison, WI
Deborah G. Keenum, M.D., Billings, MT
Curtin G. Kelley, M.D., Columbus, OH
Amir R. Khan, M.D., Rochester, MN
Stella K. Kim, M.D., Houston, TX
Esther S. Y. Kim, M.D., Sacramento, CA
Alan E. Kimura, M.D., Denver, CO
Bobby S. Korn, M.D., San Diego, CA
Jaclyn L. Kovach, M.D., Naples, FL
Howard R. Krauss, M.D., Los Angeles, CA
Kenneth C. Kubis, M.D., San Diego, CA
Daryl E. Kurz, M.D., Arlington, VA
Byron L. Lam, M.D., Miami, FL
Andreas K. Lauer, M.D., Portland, OR
William B. Lee, M.D., Atlanta, GA
Michael S. Lee, M.D., Minneapolis, MN
Dave H. Lee, M.D., Colorado Springs, CO
Scott E. Lee, M.D., Pinole, CA
Andrew G. Lee, M.D., Bellaire, TX
Jennifer I. Lim, M.D., Chicago, IL
Shan Chi Lin, M.D., San Francisco, CA
Don Liu, M.D., Columbia, MO
Mary Ann Lloyd, M.D., Palo Alto, CA
Tina C. Lucas-Glass, M.D., Smyrna, GA
Steven L. Mansberger, M.D., Portland, OR
Frank J. Mares, M.D., Albuquerque, NM
Linda J. Margulies, M.D., Martinez, CA
Wanda M. Martinez Navarro, M.D., Milwaukee, WI
Samuel Masket, M.D., Los Angeles, CA
Robert C. Mathews, M.D., Bend, OR
Robert A. Mazzoli, M.D., Steilacoom, WA
James M. McCarthy, M.D., Vancouver, BC
Pauline T. Merrill, M.D., Oak Park, IL
Stephanie J. Meyers, M.D., Omaha, NE
Monte D. Mills, M.D., Philadelphia, PA
James M. Mitchell, M.D., Edina, MN
Duane L. Mitzel, M.D., Scottsdale, AZ
Rebecca K. Morgan, M.D., Oklahoma City, OK
Prithvi Mruthyunjaya, M.D., Chapel Hill, NC
Raghu C. Mudumbai, M.D., Seattle, WA
Paul M. Munden, M.D., Prairie Village, KS
Thomas D. Myers, M.D., Provo, UT
Randall Nacke, M.D., Crystal City, MO
Kathryn K. Najafi-Tagol, M.D., Novato, CA
Ayman Naseri, M.D., San Francisco, CA
Sarah M. Nehls-Rikkers, M.D., Madison, WI
Mark L. Nelson, M.D., Gig Harbor, WA
Christine C. Nelson, M.D., Ann Arbor, MI
John D. Ng, M.D., Portland, OR
Joan M. O'Brien, M.D., Philadelphia, PA
Leslie A. Olsakovsky, M.D., Charlottesville, VA
Richard J. Olson, M.D., Iowa City, IA
Silvia D. Orengo-Nania, M.D., Houston, TX
Richard J. Ou, M.D., Houston, TX
Vasudha A. Panday, M.D., San Antonio, TX
Mansi B. Parikh, M.D., Portland, OR
Matthew R. Parsons, M.D., Provo, UT
Louis R. Pasquale, M.D., Boston, MA
Sanjay V. Patel, M.D., Rochester, MN
Evelyn A. Paysse, M.D., Houston, TX
Ron W. Pelton, M.D., Colorado Springs, CO
Todd W. Perkins, M.D., Pebble Beach, CA
Isabella T. Phan, M.D., San Francisco, CA
Andrew F. Phillips, M.D., Arcadia, CA
David A. Plager, M.D., Indianapolis, IN
W. Mark Potampa, M.D., Kirkland, WA
Sudeep Pramanik, M.D., Sparks, MD
P. Kumar Rao, M.D., St. Louis, MO
Charles D. Reilly, M.D., San Antonio, TX
Daniel G. Rich, M.D., Sebastopol, CA
Jeffrey S. Robin, M.D., El Macero, CA
Mario Rojas, M.D., Brodhead, WI
Andrew Romanowski, M.D., Portland, OR
Robert H. Rosa, Jr., M.D., Temple, TX
Stephen R. Russell, M.D., Iowa City, IA
Alfredo A. Sadun, M.D., Los Angeles, CA
Siv Brit Saetre, M.D., Davenport, IA
Joel S. Schuman, M.D., Pittsburgh, PA
Dianna L. Seldomridge, M.D., Mooresville, NC
Gaurav K. Shah, M.D., St. Louis, MO
Diana R. Shiba, M.D., South Pasadena, CA
Steven M. Shields, M.D., Chesterfield, MO
Paul A. Sidoti, M.D., New York, NY
Scott C. Sigler, M.D., Edmond, OK
Jennifer L. Simpson, M.D., Irvine, CA
Jennifer A. Sivak, M.D., Morgantown, WV
Scott M. Smetana, M.D., Colorado Springs, CO
Scott R. Sneed, M.D., Traverse City, MI
Frank A. Spellman, M.D., Washington, DC
W. Rand Spencer, M.D., Dallas, TX
Rosalind A. Stevens, M.D., Lebanon, NH
Michael W. Stewart, M.D., Jacksonville, FL
Lyse S. Strnad, M.D., Iowa City, IA
Prem S. Subramanian, M.D., Silver Spring, MD
Alexander P. Sudarshan, M.D., Brownsville, TX
C. Gail Summers, M.D., Minneapolis, MN
Homayoun Tabandeh, M.D., Calabasas, CA
Khalid F. Tabbara, M.D., San Francisco, CA
Eddy E. Tamura, M.D., Richmond, CA
H. George Tanaka, M.D., San Francisco, CA
Troy M. Tanji, M.D., Waipahu, HI
Jeremiah P. Tao, M.D., Irvine, CA
Tara A. Uhler, M.D., Philadelphia, PA
Woodford S. Van Meter, M.D., Lexington, KY
Rohit Varma, M.D., Los Angeles, CA
Thomas P. Ward, M.D., Farmington, CT
Keith A. Warren, M.D., Overland Park, KS
Daniel T. Weaver, M.D., Billings, MT
John C. Welch, M.D., Hastings, NE
Brian A. Welcome, M.D., Greenville, SC
Thomas J. Whittaker, M.D., Prairie Village, KS
Robert E. Wiggins, Jr., M.D., Asheville, NC
Thomas A. Wohl, M.D., Franklin, TN
Matthew H. Wood, M.D., Lincoln, NE
Martha M. Wright, M.D., North Oaks, MN
Keith J. Wroblewski, M.D., Laytonsville, MD
Darrell WuDunn, M.D., Indianapolis, IN
Tammy L. Yanovitch, M.D., Oklahoma City, OK
Michael T. Yen, M.D., Houston, TX
William Zambrano, M.D., Miami Lakes, FL
Jeffrey M. Zink, M.D., Cincinnati, OH 

Prop Writers
Patrick D. Aiello, M.D., Yuma, AZ
Richard A. Beller, M.D., Napa, CA
M. Tariq Bhatti, M.D., Durham, NC
Esther M. Bowie, M.D., Hershey, PA
Amy S. Chomsky, M.D., Nashville, TN
E. Randy Craven, M.D., Parker, CO
Jane C. Edmond, M.D., Houston, TX
Steven E. Feldon, M.D., Rochester, NY
William J Foster, Jr., M.D., Springfield, PA
Douglas R. Fredrick, M.D., Stanford, CA
Thomas A. Graul, M.D., Lincoln, NE
Jean R. Hausheer, M.D., Lawton, OK
Eva H. Hewes, M.D., Los Altos, CA
Anthony M. Jarrett, M.D., La Crosse, WI
Anthony P. Johnson, M.D., Greenville, SC
Daniel A. Johnson, M.D., San Antonio, TX
Deborah G. Keenum, M.D., Billings, MT
Amir R. Khan, M.D., Rochester, MN
Byron L. Lam, M.D., Miami, FL
Michael S. Lee, M.D., Minneapolis, MN
Andrew G. Lee, M.D., Bellaire, TX
Samuel Masket, M.D., Los Angeles, CA
Pauline T. Merrill, M.D., Oak Park, IL
Paul M. Munden, M.D., Prairie Village, KS
Sarah M. Nehls-Rikkers, M.D., Madison, WI
Evelyn A. Paysse, M.D., Houston, TX
Charles D. Reilly, M.D., San Antonio, TX
Mario Rojas, M.D., Brodhead, WI
Robert H. Rosa, Jr., M.D., Temple, TX
Joel S. Schuman, M.D., Pittsburgh, PA
Steven M. Shields, M.D., Chesterfield, MO
Paul A. Sidoti, M.D., New York, NY
Prem S. Subramanian, M.D., Silver Spring, MD
Alexander P. Sudarshan, M.D., Brownsville, TX
Troy M. Tanji, M.D., Waipahu, HI
Thomas P. Ward, M.D., Farmington, CT
Keith A. Warren, M.D., Overland Park, KS
Daniel T. Weaver, M.D., Billings, MT
Thomas J. Whittaker, M.D., Prairie Village, KS
Matthew H. Wood, M.D., Lincoln, NE
Martha M. Wright, M.D., North Oaks, MN 

2014 EXAM DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Cataract Committee
Pratap Challa, M.D., Durham, NC
Warren J. Chang, M.D., Bloomington, IN
Cynthia S. Chiu, M.D., San Francisco, CA
George A. Cioffi, M.D., New York, NY
Mary Katherine Daly, M.D., Lexington, MA
Gregory Joseph Katz, M.D., Ypsilanti, MI
Yousuf M. Khalifa, M.D., Rochester, NY
Saraswathy Ramanathan, M.D., Hillsborough, CA 

Cornea Committee
Samuel F. A. Fulcher, M.D., Belton, TX
Raj K. Goyal, M.D., Chicago, IL
Bennie H. Jeng, M.D., Clarksville, MD
Daniel A. Johnson, M.D., San Antonio, TX
Sarah M. Nehls-Rikkers, M.D., Madison, WI
Catherine Newton, M.D., Louisville, KY
Christina Rapp Prescott, M.D., Cockeysville, MD
Matthew Rauen, M.D., Urbandale, IA 

Oculoplastics Committee

Mark A. Alford, M.D., Fort Worth, TX
Richard C. Allen, M.D., Iowa City, IA
Cathy N. Burkat, M.D., Madison, WI
James W. Gigantelli, M.D., Omaha, NE
Mami A. Iwamoto, M.D., Boston, MA
John D. Ng, M.D., Portland, OR
Jennifer A. Sivak, M.D., Morgantown, WV
Alice Song, M.D., Manhattan Beach, CA
Michael T. Yen, M.D., Houston, TX 

Glaucoma Committee
Vikas Chopra, M.D., Santa Monica, CA
Steven J. Gedde, M.D., Miami, FL
Annette Lynn Giangiacomo, M.D., Decatur, GA
Gregg A. Heatley, M.D., Madison, WI
Steven L. Mansberger, M.D., Portland, OR
Joel S. Schuman, M.D., Pittsburgh, PA
Troy M. Tanji, M.D., Waipahu, HI
Martha M. Wright, M.D., North Oaks, MN 

Pediatrics Committee
Louis C. Blumenfeld, M.D., Maitland, FL
Angela N. Buffenn, M.D., Los Angeles, CA
Hilda Capo, M.D., Miami, FL
Susan H. Day, M.D., San Francisco, CA
K. David Epley, M.D., Woodinville, WA
Daniel J. Karr, M.D., Portland, OR
Evelyn A. Paysse, M.D., Houston, TX
Tammy L. Yanovitch, M.D., Oklahoma City, OK 

Refraction Management Committee
William J Foster, Jr., M.D., Springfield, PA
Jean R. Hausheer, M.D., Lawton, OK
Anthony P. Johnson, M.D., Greenville, SC
Charles D. Reilly, M.D., San Antonio, TX
Daniel G. Rich, M.D., Sebastopol, CA
Steven M. Shields, M.D., Chesterfield, MO
Edmond Hartley Thall, M.D., Highland Heights, OH
Linda M. Tsai, M.D., St.Louis, MO
Angie En Wen, M.D., New York, NY 

Neuro Ophthalmology Committee
Marie Di Nome Acierno, M.D., Baton Rouge, LA
M. Tariq Bhatti, M.D., Durham, NC
Rod Foroozan, M.D., Houston, TX
Byron L. Lam, M.D., Miami, F
Andrew G. Lee, M.D., Bellaire, TX
Susan Marie Pepin, M.D., Hanover, NH
Prem S. Subramanian, M.D., Silver Spring, MD 

Retina Committee
Ron A. Adelman, M.D., Hamden, CT
Amy S. Chomsky, M.D., Nashville, TN
Judy E. Kim, M.D., Milwaukee, WI
Jaclyn L. Kovach, M.D., Naples, FL
Daryl E. Kurz, M.D., Arlington, VA
Andreas K. Lauer, M.D., Portland, OR
William F. Mieler, M.D., Chicago, IL
Elliott H. Sohn, M.D., Iowa City, IA
John Timothy Stout, M.D., Portland, OR 

Uveitis Committee
Anita Agarwal, M.D., Nashville, TN
J. Paul Dieckert, M.D., Belton, TX
Shalesh Kaushal, M.D., Gainesville, FL
Peter E. Liggett, M.D., Westport, CT
Ann-Marie Lobo, M.D., Boston, MA
Khalid F. Tabbara, M.D., San Francisco, CA
Jonathan D. Walker, M.D., Ft. Wayne, IN
Keith A. Warren, M.D., Overland Park, KS .


Pathology Committee
Julia L. Stevens, M.D., Lexington, KY
Paul Joseph Bryar, M.D., Chicago, IL
Tatyana Milman, M.D., New York, NY
Prithvi Mruthyunjaya, M.D., Chapel Hill, NC
Joan M. O'Brien, M.D., Philadelphia, PA
Isabella T. Phan, M.D., San Francisco, CA
Robert H. Rosa, Jr., M.D., Temple, TX
Matthew Walls Wilson, M.D., Memphis, TN 
 
Comprehensive Committee
Jane A. Bailey, M.D., Omaha, NE
Chris V. Albanis, M.D., Chicago, IL
Thomas L. Beardsley, M.D., Asheville, NC
Sean M. Breit, M.D., Creve Coeur, MO
Sherleen Huang Chen, M.D., Chestnut Hill, MA
Martha G. Farber, M.D., Delmar, NY
Elena B. Roth, M.D., Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Robert L. Schultze, M.D., Delmar, NY
Chi-Wah Rudy Yung, M.D., Indianapolis, IN