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Baruch D. Kuppermann, MD, PhD
Chair, Department of Ophthalmology
Director, Gavin Herbert Eye Institute 

Anthony B. Nesburn, MD
Vice Chair, Basic Research

Marjan Farid, MD
Vice Chair, Ophthalmic Faculty

Sumit (Sam) Garg, MD
Medical Director, Gavin Herbert Eye Institute
Vice Chair, Clinical Ophthalmology

Jeremiah Tao, MD, FACS
Director, Residency Program in Ophthalmology

Ken Lin, MD, PhD
Director, Medical Education in Ophthalmology

Stephanie Lu, MD
Associate Residency Program Director

Administrative Staff

Shelly Ann Brandon Groves
Chief Administrative Officer
Phone: 949-824-6258

Soheil Jadali
Finance Director
Phone: 949-824-6108

Dana Collinson
Director of Marketing & Special Events
Phone: 949-824-7243

Thelma Castro
Purchasing Agent - Lead
Phone:  949-824-1119

Lori Monahan
Senior Analyst - Billing
Phone: 949-824-1881

Alex Hernandez
Finance & Billing Assistant
Phone: 949-824-2635 

Cherre Steppe
Purchasing/Equipment Manager
Phone: 949-824-5637

Sherry Stoltz
Purchasing Agent
Phone: 949-824-0342

Pnina Greenstein
Admininistrative Coordinator:
Drs. Stephanie Lu, Mitul Mehta
Chantal Boisvert, Andrew Browne
Phone: 949-824-6256

Susan Bohannan
Administrative Coordinator:
Drs. Charlotte Gore, Robert Lingua,
Donald Minkler, Sameh Mosaed,
Jennifer Simpson
Phone: 949-824-4122 

Solmaz Nassipour (Mon - Wed)
Administrative Coordinator:
Drs. Wade Crow, Ken Lin,
Mohammad Riazi, Richard Hill
Phone: 949-824-7944 

Alexandria Castro-Spencer
Program Assistant:
Residency & Marketing/Events
Phone:  949-824-3476

Doris Romo
Residency Coordinator
Phone: 949-824-0284

Angele Nalbandian, PhD
Senior Editor
Phone:  949-824-9490

Dziyana M. Aydin
Research Administrator
Phone:  949-824-0305

Taleen Arslanian
Personnel Analyst
Phone: 949-824-6109

Research Administrator
Phone:  949-824-9584

Rosalee Reyes
Finance Analyst - Research
Phone: 949-824-9138

Florence St-Onge
Research Coordinator
Phone:  949-824-0158

Rosie Magallon
Research Coordinator

Jesi Zavala
Research Coordinator

Monica Youssef
Administrative Coordinator:
Drs. Marjan Farid, Sumit (Sam) Garg,
Jeremiah Tao
Phone: 949-824-0327

Catherine Cao
Executive Assistant to:
Chair, Baruch D. Kuppermann, MD, PhD
Phone: 949-824-8089

Janet Rae
(Tuesday - Thursday)
Office Manager & Administrative Coordinator:
Drs. Sanjay Kedhar, Kavita Rao,
Matthew Wade
Phone: 949-824-3134