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Florida Society of Ophthalmology



Past FSO Award Winners

The Shaler Richardson, M.D. Service to Medicine Award
Recognizing greatest personal contribution to quality ophthalmic patient care.

  • 1992 Reginald J. Stambaugh, MD
  • 1993 Michael R. Redmond, MD
  • 1994 Robert O. Barrata, MD
  • 1995 Melvin L. Rubin, MD
  • 1996 John G. Clarkson, MD
  • 1997 Tully C. Patrowicz, MD
  • 1998 David Kasner, MD
  • 1999 Lealis L. Hale. MD
  • 2000 Tracy A. Truchelut MD
  • 2001 Robert O. Baratta, MD
  • 2002 John W. Glotfelty, MD
  • 2003 Michael R. Redmond, MD
  • 2004 Thomas J. Liesegang, MD
  • 2005 Carmen A. Puliafito, MD
  • 2006 Phillip J. Rosenfeld, MD
  • 2007 Emanuel Newmark, MD
  • 2008 Mark S. Gorovoy, MD
  • 2009 James L. Bolling, MD
  • 2010 J. James Rowsey, MD
  • 2011 Harry W. Flynn, M.D.
  • 2012 Richard G. Shugarman, MD
  • 2013 J. William Harbour, MD

 

The Michael R. Redmond, MD Outstanding Young Ophthalmologist Leadership Award
Recognizing organizational leadership, service and professional ability in a young (under 40 years of age) Florida Ophthalmologist.

  • 1992 William J. Knauer, MD
  • 1993 Scott E. Paulter, MD
  • 1994 David M. Misch, MD
  • 1995 Alan D. Mendelsohn, MD
  • 1996 Carlos Buznego, MD
  • 1997 Mark Michels, MD
  • 1998 Janet A. Betchkal, MD
  • 1999 Joseph Trentacoste, MD
  • 2000 David B. Cano, MD
  • 2001 Mayssa Aziz, MD
  • 2002 William Trattler, MD
  • 2003 Michael L. Levine, MD
  • 2004 Lisa W. Chriss, MD
  • 2005 Saiyid A. Hasan, MD
  • 2006 Stephen G. Schwartz, MD
  • 2007 Not Awarded
  • 2008 Ranya Habash, MD
  • 2009 Not Awarded
  • 2010 Adrian Lavina, MD
  • 2011 Krishna S. Kishor, MD
  • 2012 David Goldman, MD
  • 2013 Ninel Z. Gregori, MD

 

The James W. Clower, Jr. M.D., Community Service Award
Recognizing greatest personal contribution of time and service to the local community.

  • 1992 David Lamar Thomas, MD
  • 1993 Tully C. Patrowicz, MD
  • 1994 John W. Glotfelty, MD
  • 1995 Emanuel Newmark, MD
  • 1996 Thomas R. Bates, MD
  • 1997 Salomon Melgen, MD
  • 1998 Frank J. Fischer, Jr., MD
  • 2000 Douglas Perry, MD
  • 2001 Catherine Lowe, MD
  • 2002 Robert W. Hered, MD
  • 2003 Carlos Buznego,MD
  • 2004 Clifford Lee Salinger, MD
  • 2005 Fred H. Lambrou, Jr., MD
  • 2006 Mark Dorfman, MD
  • 2007 John O. Brown, MD
  • 2008 Richard Shugarman, MD
  • 2009 Louis Feldgoise, MD
  • 2010 Gary B. Schemmer, MD
  • 2011 Bradley D. Fouraker, MD
  • 2012 David B. Cano, MD
  • 2013 Bonita Springs Lion Club

 

John R. Brayton, Jr., M.D. Leadership Award
Established in honor of John R. Brayton, MD to recognize leadership and dedication to preserving the profession of ophthalmology.

  • 2000 Alan D. Mendelsohn, MD
  • 2001 Lee Duffner, MD
  • 2002 Joseph Trentacoste, MD
  • 2003 Lealis Hale, MD
  • 2004 Richard Shugarman, MD
  • 2005 Mark Michels, MD
  • 2006 Michael W. Stewart, MD
  • 2007 Clifford Lee Salinger, MD
  • 2008 James E. Croley, Jr., MD
  • 2009 Scott M. Friedman, MD
  • 2010 William J. Knauer, MD
  • 2011 Eduardo C. Alfonso, M.D.
  • 2012 Emanuel Newmark, MD
  • 2013 William J. Mallon, MD

 

Melvin L. Rubin, M.D. Lecturers
Established in honor of Melvin L. Rubin, M.D. of the University of Florida.

  • 1993 George L. Weinstein, MD
  • 1994 Froncie A. Gutman, MD
  • 1995 Stuart L. Fine, MD
  • 1996 Thomas B. Hutchinson, MD
  • 1997 Bruce E. Spivey, MD
  • 1998 Paul R. Lichter, MD
  • 1999 Gary C. Brown, MD, MBA
  • 2000 Dan B. Jones, MD
  • 2001 Lawrence A. Yanuzzi, MD
  • 2002 Peter R. Laibson, MD
  • 2003 Eugene M. Helveston, MD
  • 2004 Richard L. Abbott, MD
  • 2005 Travis A. Meredith, MD
  • 2006 Michael A. Lemp, MD
  • 2007 Don S. Minckler, MD
  • 2008 Lawrence J. Singerman, MD
  • 2009 David J. Apple, MD
  • 2009 Manus C. Kraff, MD
  • 2010 Jerry A. Shields, MD
  • 2011 Stephen Lane, MD
  • 2012 John W. Shore, MD
  • 2013 Lee M. Jampol, MD

 

J. Donald Gass, MD- Beacon of Sight Award
Recognized by the Florida Association of Retinal Experts (FLARE) as an individual who provides illumination and significant contribution to the understanding, treatment, or elimination of vitreoretinal diseases.

  • 2009 Stanley Chang, MD
  • 2012 Johanna M. Seddon, MD, ScM

 

President's Recognition Award

  • 2011 Frederick R. Dudley, Esq.
  • 2011 Richard Shugarman, M.D.
  • 2011 Mark Werner, M.D.