Episode 8

Office-Based Cataract Surgery

by Ophthalmology Business Academy | January 11, 2023

In this exclusive episode, Tony Burns, Principal Founder, Chief Strategy Officer of iOR Partners & Naren Arulrajah, Founder of Ophthalmology Business Academy, Ophthalmology Marketing Consultant & CEO of Ekwa Marketing, discuss Office-Based Cataract Surgery and how it can be an efficient solution in the planning, development, operations, and support of ophthalmic practices. Tony Burns also shares tips for physicians on growing their careers and strategies to grow their practice in 2023.

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  • 00:02:55 – Transitioning to office-based surgery
  • 00:10:49 – Characteristics of successful physicians
  • 00:12:27 – Challenges faced by physicians in 2023
  • 00:14:53 – Advice for young and growing physicians¬†


Tony Burns MBA, CASA, CSFA
Principal Founder, Chief Strategy Officer at iOR Partners

Tony received his MBA from the University of Utah with an emphasis in Healthcare Management. He is a Certified ASC Administrator and a Certified Surgical First Assist. He has worked nationally as an administrator/consultant developing and managing over 140 Office-Based and Freestanding Multi-specialty Ambulatory Surgery Centers focusing on Ophthalmology. As a consultant and administrator, Tony has completed over 100 CMS, AAAHC, AAAASF and JCAHO surveys.


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