Governing Board Period: April, 2018 to April, 2019
Executive Committee Position: Secretary
Richard S. Hoffman practices cataract, cornea, and refractive surgery at Drs. Fine, Hoffman & Sims in Eugene, Oregon. Dr. Hoffman has over 350 publications in numerous ophthalmic journals and textbooks. He has performed live surgery internationally and has made hundreds of presentations at both international and national academic meetings and instructional courses. He has won numerous “Best of Session” awards for his presentations and “Best of Show” awards for his teaching video productions. He is an Editorial Board member for the Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery and the Chair of the ASCRS Cataract Clinical Committee. Dr. Hoffman has been a clinical investigator for multiple FDA clinical trials including intraocular lenses and devices, refractive surgery lasers, and ophthalmic drugs. He has designed new surgical instruments and techniques for anterior segment surgery and holds an academic appointment of Clinical Associate Professor of Ophthalmology at the Casey Eye Institute, Oregon Health & Science University.