Leading specialists in the fields of Ophthalmology, Optometry and Opticianry. 

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Our International Faculty

AOE’s main objective has always been to provide our registrants with the highest calibre lecture programs at an exceptional value.

Our renowned faculty members, from all across the world, are leading specialists in the fields of Ophthalmology, Optometry and Opticianry.  They are innovators and leaders in their areas of expertise and are always enthusiastic about sharing their knowledge and experiences with our registrants. Many of our faculty members are professors, award recipients, authors and serve on diverse ranges of boards and professional associations.




Ophthalmology Faculty

Ike Ahmed, MD, FRCSC, Ontario, Canada
Nupura Bakshi, MD, FRCSC, Ontario, Canada
Graham Belovay, MD, FRCSC, Ontario, Canada
Rosa Braga-Mele, MD, FRCSC, Ontario, Canada
Matthew Bujak, MD, FRCSC, Ontario, Canada
Jordan W. Cheskes MD, FRCSC, MD, FRCSC, Ontario, Canada
King Chow, MD, FRCSC, Ontario, Canada
Dan DeAngelis, MD, FRCSC, Ontario, Canada
Robert Devenyi, MD, FRCSC, Ontario, Canada
Mitchell Fineman, MD, Pennsylvania, USA
Amit Gupta, MD, FACS, Ontario, Canada
Michael Henry, MD, FRCSC, Ontario, Canada
Sheldon Herzig, MD, FRCSC, Ontario, Canada
Baseer Khan, MD, FRCSC, Ontario, Canada
Hamza Khan, MD, FRCSC, British Columbia, Canada
Yasser Khan, MD, FRCSC, Ontario, Canada
Wai-Ching Lam, MD, FRCSC, Ontario, Canada
Andrea K. Leung, MD, FRCSC, Ontario, Canada
Thomas LoBue, MD, California, USA
Myrna Lichter, MD, FRCSC, Ontario, Canada
John Lloyd, MD, FRCSC, Ontario, Canada
Samuel Markowitz, MD, FRCSC, Ontario, Canada
Rookaya Mather, MD, FRCSC, Ontario, Canada
Michael Mills, MD, FRCSC, Ontario, Canada
Fariba Nazemi, MD, FRCSC, Ontario, Canada
Keon Nia, MD, FRCSC, Ontario, Canada
Nick Nianiaris, MD, FRCSC, Ontario, Canada
Theodore Rabinovitch, MD, FRCSC, Ontario, Canada
Asif Salyani, MD, FRCSC, Toronto, Canada
Paul Sanghera, MD, FRCSC, Ontario, Canada
Briar Sexton, MD, FRCP, British Columbia, Canada
Jeffrey Sher, MD, FRCSC, Ontario, Canada
Amber Z. Sheikh, MD, FRCSC, Ontario, Canada
Neera Singal, MD, FRCSC, Ontario, Canada
Allan Slomovic, MD, FRCSC, Ontario, Canada
Sohel Somani, MD, FRCSC, Ontario, Canada
Raymond Stein, MD, FRCSC, Ontario, Canada
David Yan, MD, FRCSC, Ontario, Canada

Opticianry Faculty

Ted Beaton, RO, Ontario, Canada
Sharon Carter, Arizona, USA
Kristine Kerestan Garbig, OD, Kentucky, USA
Fazal Khan, RO, Ontario, Canada
Rebecca L. Johnson, CPOT, COT, COE, North Carolina, USA
Lynn Lawrence, CPOT, ABOC, COA, Florida, USA
Valerie Manso, ABOC, FNAO, California, USA
Randy Marks, CEO, Ontario, Canada
Albert Mo, RO, Ontario, Canada
Gregory Naes, MBA, Tennessee, USA
Arthur Orava, RO, Ontario, Canada
Phernell Walker, MBA, ABOM, NCLEC, Oregon, USA

Other Medical Faculty

Michael Gross, MD, FACOB, Pennsylvania, USA
Blair Lamb, MD, FCFP, Ontario, Canada
Lawrence Komer, MD, FRCSC, Ontario, Canada
Milan Madhavji, DMD, MSc, Ontario, Canada

Optometry Faculty

Christine Allison, OD, Illinois, USA
Vi Tu Banh, OD, Ontario, Canada
Curt Baxstrom, OD, FCOVD, FAAO, Washington, USA
Marie Bodack, OD, FAAO, Tennessee, USA
Stephen Byrnes, OD, FAAO, New Hampshire, USA
Barbara Caffery, OD, PhD, FAAO, Ontario, Ontario
Laurie Capogna, OD, Ontario, Canada
Tony Cavallerano, OD, FAAO, Massachusetts, USA
Freddie Chow, OD, Nova Scotia, Canada
Dan Cunningham, OD, FAAO, Ontario, Canada
Derek Cunningham, OD, FAAO, Texas, USA
Mark T. Dunbar, OD, FAAO, Florida, USA
Dawn Dunford, OD, Manitoba, Canada
Robert Dunphy, OD, Massachusetts, USA
Mark Eltis, OD, FAAO, Diplomate, American Board of Optometry, Ontario, Canada
I. Benjamin Gaddie, OD, FAAO, Kentucky, USA
Alan Glazier, OD FAAO, Maryland, USA
Solomon Gould, OD, MBA, Minnesota, USA
David W. Hansen, OD, California, USA
Whitney Hauser, OD, Tennessee, USA
Lynn Hellerstein, OD, FAAO, Colorado, USA
Milton Hom, OD, FAAO, California, USA
Murray Hurlbert, OD, British Columbia, Canada
John Jantzi, OD, MSc, British Columbia, Canada
Sandy Johal, OD, FAAO, British Columbia, Canada
Alan Kabat, OD, FAAO, Florida, USA
David Kading, OD, FAAO, Washington, USA
Michael Kaplan, OD, South Africa
Upen Kawale, OD, Ontario, Canada
Kristine Kerestan Garbig, OD, Kentucky, USA
Thomas Kislan, OD, Pennsylvania, USA
Angela Kyveris, OD, Ontario, Canada
Anthony Litwak, OD, FAAO, Baltimore, USA
Blair Lonsberry, OD, FAAO, Oregon, USA
Debbie Luk, OD, Calgary, Canada
Richard Maharaj, OD, BSc, Ontario, Canada
Ron Melton, OD, FAAO, North Carolina, USA
Andrew Morgenstern, OD, FAAO, Maryland, USA
Scot Morris, OD, Colorado, USA
Maryke Neiberg, OD, FAAO, Florida, USA
Shalu Pal, OD, FAAO, Ontario, Canada
Judith Parks, OD, Ontario, Canada
Maria Parisi, OD, FAAO, Pennsylvania, USA
Angela Peddle, OD, FAAO, Ontario, Canada
Carlo J. Pelino, OD, FAAO, Pennsylvania, USA
Pat Pirotte, OD, FAAO, Kansas, USA
Joseph J. Pizzimenti, OD, FAAO, Florida, USA
Patrick Quaid, Optometrist, FCOVD, PhD, Ontario, Canada
Mohammad Rafieetary, OD, FAAO, Tennessee, USA
Kimberly Reed, OD, FAAO, Florida, USA
John Rumpakis, OD, MBA, Oregon, USA
Dennis Ruskin, OD, FAAO, Ontario, Canada
Olga Savitska, OD, Ontario, Canada
Scott Schachter, OD, California, USA
Gregory Schultz, OD, FAAO, Virginia, USA
Jonathan Shapiro, BSc, FCOptom, FAAO, FEAOO, Israel
Joseph Sowka, OD, FAAO, Florida, USA
Barry Tannen, OD, FAAO, New Jersey, USA
James Thimons, OD, FAAO, Massachusetts, USA
Randall Thomas, OD, MH, FAAO, North Carolina, USA
Nancy Torgerson, OD, FAAO, Washington, USA
Richard Trevino, OD, FAAO, Texas, USA
Julie Tyler, OD, FAAO, Florida, USA
Jeffrey Walline, OD, FAAO, Ohio, USA
Walter Whitley, OD, FAAO, Virginia, USA
Erin C. Jenewein, OD, MS, FAAO, Diplomate (BVPPO), Pennsylvania USA
Gale Orlansky, OD, MEd, Pennsylvania, USA
Karen Pollack, Opt. R, Pennsylvania, USA
Siva Meiyeppen, OD, FAAO, Pennsylvania, USA
Mitchell Scheiman, OD, PhD, FAAO, Pennsylvania, USA
Michael Gallaway, OD, FAAO, FCOVD, Pennsylvania, USA