Cataract Innovators: Scheduling

Cataract InnovatorsCongratulations to the centers listed below for achieving Cataract Innovator status for scheduling. Cataract Innovators is the gold standard for AMSURG ophthalmology centers; it is also a program designed to assist AMSURG ophthalmology centers in the process of achieving Cataract Innovators status.


To be considered a Cataract Innovator for scheduling, the following must be in place at the center:

  • Someone at the practice or center is identified to “OWN” the schedule, centralized scheduler
  • ASC and practice have online access to view/update the center’s surgery schedule
  • There is a clear process for managing no shows and cancellations to reschedule patients using patient cancellation log
  • Center has patient wait list to fill last minute cancellations


Cataract Innovator Centers for Scheduling:

Abilene Cataract and Refractive Surgery Center

Abilene, Texas

Center Leader: Stephanie Howard

Columbus Eye Surgery Center

Columbus, Ohio

Center Leader: Janie Norman

Eye Surgery Center of Tulsa

Tulsa, Okla.

Center Leader: Karen Cercy

EyeCare Consultants Surgery Center

Evansville, Ind.

Center Leader: Nancy Roby

McCannel Eye Surgery

Edina, Minn.

Center Leader: Nikki Madison

Shepherd Eye Surgicenter

Las Vegas, Nev.

Center Leader:  Alesia Isquith

The Eye Surgery Center of Paducah

Paducah, Ky.

Center Leader: Lisa Chandler

Wallace Laser and Surgery Center

Alexandria, La.

Center Leader: Martina Anders


AMSURG Ophthalmology centers have access to the Cataract Innovators training program.