Adam M. Katz, MD, Elected Florida Society Of Ophthalmology Secretary-Treasurer
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The Florida Society of Ophthalmology (FSO), the preeminent professional association for medical and osteopathic doctors who specialize in vision care, elected Adam M. Katz, MD, as secretary-treasurer at its Annual Meeting, Masters in Ophthalmology 2014, held June 20-22 in Orlando, FL.
As FSO secretary-treasurer, Dr. Katz will help lead the nonprofit association, which represents more than 500 medical doctors focused on protecting the medical and surgical specialty of ophthalmology. In addition to active participation in legislative advocacy and the dissemination of responsible information to physicians and patients throughout the state, the FSO also provides continuing medical education.
Dr. Katz is a board-certified opthalmologist and has been practicing medicine in Vero Beach, FL since 2009. He was born and raised in New York, where he completed most of his education before moving to Florida. He received his Bachelor of Science from Union College, graduating summa cum laude. He then obtained his medical degree from Albany Medical College. For his post-graduate training, he completed an internship in New York City at Lenox Hill Hospital, followed by a three-year residency in Ophthalmology at Saint Vincents Hospital in Manhattan. Dr. Katz went on to complete a one-year medical retina fellowship at NYU, followed by a two-year fellowship with world renowned retinal surgeon Steve Charles, MD. Dr. Katz has over 10 years of clinical experience treating patients with retinal and vitreous disorders.
Dr. Katz is a Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and served as Vice President of the Indian River Medical Society. He has also co-wrote the third edition of Vitreous Microsurgery.
ABOUT THE FLORIDA SOCIETY OF OPHTHALMOLOGY
The Florida Society of Ophthalmology (FSO) has a rich history of serving patients since its founding in 1939 as the Florida Society of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology. Today, the organization represents more than 500 physician members throughout the state and is focused on advancing patient care and protecting the medical specialty of ophthalmology. For more information, please visit the FSO website at www.mdeye.org.