Brad E. Oren, MD, Installed as Florida Society of Ophthalmology President-Elect
JACKSONILLE, Fla. - The Florida Society of Ophthalmology (FSO), the preeminent professional association for medical and osteopathic doctors who specialize in vision care, elected Brad E. Oren, MD, as president-elect at its Annual Meeting, Masters in Ophthalmology 2014, held June 20-22 in Orlando, FL.
As FSO president-elect, Dr. Oren 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 opportunities.
Dr. Oren is the Medical Director at a private practice in Boynton Beach, FL, where he has worked for more than 15 years. He is a board-certified ophthalmologist and licensed to practice medicine in Florida and New York.
Dr. Oren has published numerous peer-reviewed articles and has been a reviewer for the Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery since 2010 and of The Lancet since 1997. Dr. Oren has given numerous scientific and medical presentations and investigations at national meetings including the American Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) and the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus (AAPOS).
Dr. Oren received his Bachelor of Arts from Union College, where he graduated with Honors, and his Medical Degree from the University of Miami. He completed his ophthalmology residency and internship at Albany Medical Center in New York before returning to South Florida in 1998. He recently served as the FSO’s vice president of advocacy.
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.