We are very proud of our staff and we hope that you will be pleasantly impressed by their friendliness and professionalism.
calling our offices, you will most likely speak to Yami or Lily in the
North Miami Beach office and Allison or LilY in the Fort Lauderdale
office. They will help you find convenient appointment times with the
doctor of your choice and will be happy to assist you in anyway
For billing matters, you will be assisted by Carmen,
our billing manager. She is extremely knowledgeable in all billing and
insurance matters. If you have any other questions or concerns, you can
contact our office manager Janet and she will be very happy to resolve
Since 10/1/2003, we no longer bill directly from our
offices. All billing is handled by Avisena, a professional medical
billing company. They can be reached at 786-621-3900 or 305-893-8771 or
the toll free number 1-888-553-8333. Our Account Manager is Lina
Martinez and can be reached at 786-621-4400.
Simone & Diana
make up our ophthalmic technical staff. They are highly trained
ophthalmic technicians and are essential to helping our physicians in
caring for you in our offices. Our technical staff helps us to provide
the most efficient and effective care to you and your family. Simone
and Diana will also assist with any surgery scheduling matters.
Optometric Externs rotate through both our offices every 3 to 5 months.
They come to us from Nova Southeastern University, Pennsylvania College
of Optometry and the New England College of Optometry during their
fourth year of training. They are uniformly some of the finest students
in their schools and help us deliver the very best eye care. They also
keep us stimulated to teach and to stay current with all the latest
development and technological advances.
Our Bookkeeper is Ms. Harriette Colb. She can be reached in the Fort Lauderdale office.
Thank you for visiting this page.
EYE CENTERS OF SOUTH FLORIDA OPTOMETRY EXTERNS
01/96 to 05/96 (Group #1) Lisa Butterfield NSU Michelle Matusik NSU
05/96 to 09/96 (Group #2) Eric Boschen NSU Ian Jung NSU Richard Sorken NSU
09/96 to 01/97 (Group #3) Dusk Martinez NSU Jason Peters NSU Gary Rocha NSU
01/97 to 05/97 (Group #4) Richard Bruesch NSU Sean Claffe NSU Randall Hanson NSU Kim Tucci NSU
05/97 to 09/97 (Group#5) Amanda Bourgouis NSU Frank D'Orio NSU David Fisher NSU Ken Hunt NSU David Mezaros NSU
09/97 to 01/98 (Group #6) Cindy Cork NSU Jaime Santeramo NSU Mike Shea NSU John Sheldon NSU Doug Weston NSU
01/98 to 05/98 (group #7) Debbie Belfer NSU Kara Nguyen NSU Diana Schechtman NSU Leon Schechtman NSU Lanelle Williams NSU
05/98 to 08/98 (Gropu #8) Aaron Kwun NSU Sandra Farhady NSU Janet Ng NSU Christopher Scott NSU John Son NSU
08/98 to 11/98 (Group #9) Minh Dong NSU Samantha Kelly NSU Danielle Ranno NSU Norman Shedlo NSU Anh Tran NSU
11/16/98 to 02/13/99 (#10) Dana Jones NSU Pamela Minkes NSU Susan Schultz NSU Jocelyn Smith NSU Chad Sulkes NSU
02/15/99 to 05/15/99 (#11) Murray Baumal NSU Chad Ferdon NSU Michelle Howell NSU Jasmine Nguyen NSU Antonia Siciliano NSU
05/17/99 to 08/14/99 (#12) Jeevanpre Jowhal NSU Gregory Kraskowsky NSU Aaron Sako NSU Denise Vo NSU
08/16/99 to 11/13/99 (#13) Linh Dinh NSU Lynn Meyer NSU Shahriyar (Shad) Saremi NSU Richard Thomas NSU
11/22/99 to 02/19/00 (#14) Kevin Brantley NSU Thomas Brillante NSU James Pittman NSU Stuart Weston NSU
02/21/00 to 05/20/00 (#15) Linh Dao NSU Patrick Domingo NSU Igor (Gary) Eppel NSU Christopher Lee NSU
05/22/00 to 08/19/00 (#16) Peter Appell NSU Diana Cajamarca NSU Paula Johnson NSU Hannah Yecheskel NSU
2/25/08 to 5/24/08 (Group #48A) Cindy Than (NECO) Mimi Tran (NECO)
5/1/08 to 8/9/08 (Group #49) John Barkley (NSU) Thien Van (NSU) Jocelyn Hunderdosse (NSU) Jason Oilar (NSU) Eric Clyde (NSU)
5/27/08 to 8/30/08 (Group #49A) Michael Peters (NEWENCO)
08/11/08 to 11/01/08 (Group #50) Nadia Barrios (NSU) Jimmy Chen (NSU) Steven Thurston (NSU) Amit Rohatgi (NSU) Sandy Kollis (NSU)
09/02/08 to 11/29/08 (Group #50A) Whitney Fahrman (NEWENCO)
11/05/08 to 02/07/09 (Group #51) Sara Gaib (NSU) Chantal Jacques (NSU) Lisa Martin (NSU) Miranda Cooper (NSU) Tina Domingues (NSU)
12/01/08 to 2/0/09 (Group #51A) Jennifer Robichaud (NEWENCO)
02/05/09 to /09 (Group #51B) Amy Abraham (PCO-SALUS) Wendy Batista (PCO-SALUS) Shanar Lou(PCO-SALUS) Ahmad Morshedi(PCO-SALUS)
02/09/09 to 05/09/09 (Group #52) Graham Rasanen (NSU) Tom Ainsworth (NSU) Areege Afaneh (NSU) Tascha Wells (NSU) Jerry Robben (NSU)
05/11/09 to 08/08/09 (Group #53) Amber Burks (NSU) ToThom Dihn (NSU) Ben Gates (NSU) TasIvan Obradovick (NSU) Ken Statsick (NSU)
Updated 2009.05.11 [JIH]
For Referring Physicians
Dear Referring Physician:
Thank you for visiting our website.
you would like to download or print any of our office forms, please
click on "Home Page" and scroll down to "Patient Education Resources"
and chose any forms that you may need for yourself, your staff or your
Please feel free to call us or email us with any questions, comments or suggestions.
Thank you again and we look forward to sharing in the care of your patients and speaking with you soon.
Drs. Dan, Hoffman, Williams and Staff
Outpatient Surgery Instructions
Procedure Description: Outpatient Surgery
What To Expect: Adults Undergoing Outpatient(Ambulatory) Surgery
Plan Ahead! By
following the instructions below, you can reduce your own stress, avoid
having to reschedule your surgery and make your experience as positive
your surgery is scheduled in the morning, do not eat or drink anything
after midnight the day before surgery. That includes water! If the
surgery is scheduled after 12 noon, call your surgeon for specific
instructions about what you may or may not eat or drink.
routinely take medications in the morning (especially blood pressure
medication), take these with a sip of water early the morning of
surgery. If you are a diabetic, consult with your doctor about your
insulin dosage or other diabetic medication.
Do not take any
blood thinning or anti-inflammatory medications, including aspirin. If
you are on Coumadin, call your doctor to see when you should stop
taking the medication. Bring a complete list of your medications and
the dosages you take.
If you are being treated for any other
medical condition, please call your medical doctor or primary care
physician to obtain specific instructions as to what you should do
Plan to have someone drive you home following surgery.
be taken to the recovery room. In order to provide safety and privacy
for all our patients, we will allow only one adult visitor per adult
patient in the Recovery Room. When the medical staff says everything is
ok, then you will be released to an adult who can drive you home. The
person who drives you home is also the person who will get any
instructions ? orally and in writing ? from the medical staff. Be sure
to follow those instructions completely.
You will return the next day to your surgeon's office. Please make sure and bring all your drops and instructions with you.