72nd Annual Symposium

February 9th-12th, 2023

Sheraton Hotel - New Orleans


Into The Crystal Ball

Futures in Retina, Anterior Segment, & Uveitis

The 72nd Annual Symposium will be held
February 9: 6:30-7:30 PM (OMIC Workshop)
February 10-12: General Education
at the
Sheraton New Orleans
500 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70130

Kick Off with Us Thursday Night!

Don't forget about our brand new social event and accredited workshop on the evening of Thursday, February 9, 2023! Earn 1 credit hour and an OMIC policy discount, then join us at Barcadia for our Resident Reunion Night. Open to all attendees, we will be celebrating all of those who completed their residencies in New Orleans and reuniting with familiar faces.

Participants will learn from the brightest ophthalmologists from around the country on the topics of Retina, Anterior Segment, and Uveitis.

Hotel Information

Click here to make your reservation at the Sheraton New Orleans Hotel (500 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA). Rooms are $229 per night. Reservations will not be available after January 18, 2023.

2023 Annual Symposium Program


2023 Confirmed Faculty Speakers

Meghan Berkenstock, MD

Berkenstock, MD

Associate Professor of Ophthalmology, Wilmer Eye Institute, Baltimore, MD

Audina Berrocal, MD

Berrocal, MD

Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Miami, FL

Jeffery Daigrepont


Senior Vice President, Coker Group, Alpharetta, GA

Eugene de Juan, Jr, MD

Eugene de
Juan, Jr, MD

Jean Kelly Stock Distinguished Chair, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA

Uday Devgan, MD

Devgan, MD

Devgan Eye Surgery, Los Angeles, CA

Naveen K. Rao, MD

Naveen K.
Rao, MD

Lahey Hospital and Medical Center, Burlington, MA

Arsham Sheybani, MD

Sheybani, MD

Associate Professor of Ophthalmology, Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO

Sunil Srivastava, MD

Srivastava, MD

Vitro and Uveitis Specialist, Cole Eye Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH

Christina Weng, MD, MBA

Weng, MD, MBA

Associate Professor of Ophthalmology

Workshop Information

February 9
6:30-7:30 PM

OMIC Risk Management with Endophthalmitis

Hans K. Bruhn,
MHS Risk Manager
Ophthalmic Mutual Insurance Company

February 10
5:30-6:30 PM

Workforce Automation to Deal with Staffing Shortages

Jeffery Daigrepont
Senior Vice President
Coker Group

Social Events

February 9
8:00-11:00 PM

Resident Reunion Night

Join us for a celebration welcoming all of our members and resident/fellow alumni from the past 10 years at Barcadia!

February 10
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Annual President’s Wine and Cheese Reception

Join us in the Roux Bistro at the Sheraton Hotel for an evening of wine, cheese, and live music with NOAO Board President, Dr. Brandon Davis.

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Jointly Accredited Provider

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and the New Orleans Academy of Ophthalmology. Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.