Berkeley Heights, NJ (November 29, 2021) – PRISM Vision Group®, the largest vertically-integrated eye care services organization in the Mid-Atlantic region, announces that affiliated doctor Reginald. J. Sanders, MD, FASRS, has been named the recipient of the 2021 Packo Service Award by the American Society of Retina Specialists (ASRS).
Retina specialist, vitreoretinal surgeon, partner at the Retina Group of Washington (RGW), a PRISM Vision Group® affiliate, and a member of PRISM’s physician leadership council, Dr. Sanders is being honored for his leadership contributions to ASRS—particularly his 15 years as a board member and 10 years of leading the annual Business of Retina Meeting, which he grew in content and size to become a mainstay of ASRS’s educational offerings.
The prestigious Packo Service Award, established in 2019, recognizes a member for exceptional service to ASRS, and is named in honor of its first recipient, Kirk H. Packo, MD, FACS, FASRS, whose dynamic leadership and strategic innovations helped shape and advance the ASRS for over 30 years.
“Dr. Sanders is an inspirational leader and guided RGW in its growth to be one of the largest retina practices in the nation,” said Steven Madreperla, MD, PhD, Chief Executive Officer, PRISM Vision Group®. “The PRISM family is proud of Dr. Sanders. This is a great recognition for an outstanding visionary and leader.”
Dr. Sanders is also a clinical professor at both Georgetown University School of Medicine and Howard University College of Medicine, and has more than 50 papers, articles and presentations to his credit. He is a national and international lecturer and has been an investigator or sub-investigator in numerous studies of new retinal treatments.
About PRISM Vision Group®
PRISM Vision Group® is the largest vertically-integrated independent ophthalmology administrative services organization (ASO) in the Mid-Atlantic region, with the largest network of retinal care providers in the US. PRISM comprises 71 locations, 130 providers and more than 1100 employees throughout New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia. PRISM Vision Group is a physician-led organization with a mission to support ophthalmology practices in providing patients with world-class, comprehensive eye care and an unrivaled practice environment for its network of affiliated physicians and employees. To learn more, visit prismvisiongroup.com.