ationally compelled to help rescue LCAV before it implodes. Having build LCAV into the industry leader it once was, brick-by-painstaking-brick, we have unparalleled insights and perspective into the disastrous mistakes that have led the Company off course. More importantly, we have the unique experience and know-how to help get the Company back on track."
Dr. Joffe emphasized the critical need in these challenging times to have a Board of Directors and executive management team with the insights, experience, and passion to lead the Company and better serve its shareholders, physicians, employees, and patients.
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About Dr. Stephen N. Joffe
Stephen N. Joffe, M.D., FACS, age 65, is the founder and former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of LCA-Vision. He was the founder of LCA-Vision's corporate predecessor, Laser Centers of America, Inc., and served as its Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer from its formation in 1985 until its merger into LCA-Vision in 1995. In 1983, Stephen Joffe also founded and served as Chairman of Surgical Laser Technologies, Inc. until 1989. He is presently the Chief Executive Officer of the Hearing Foundation, Inc., a hearing company, and Co-Founder of Joffe Medicenter LLC, a healthcare services company. In addition Dr. Joffe is an Esteemed Quondum Professor of Surgery at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center, an honor he has held since 1990. He has held other medical faculty appointments at the Universities of London, Glasgow and Cincinnati and fellowships in the American College of Surgeons and the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh and Glasgow. He has published 170 articles in peer-reviewed and scientific journals and authored 35 chapters for medical books as well as written and edited several books on lasers and their application to medicine and surgery.<Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Related medicine news :1
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