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iOR Partners Welcomes Tom Frinzi to their Board

Industry Veteran Brings Added Expertise to iOR Partners, the Pioneer in Office-Based Surgery for the Ophthalmology Industry

Kansas City, MO, July, 29, 2020: iOR Partners, the pioneer in office-based surgery (OBS) in ophthalmology announced that industry veteran, Tom Frinzi, has joined their Board of Directors.

“We are thrilled that Tom Frinzi is joining our Board. He brings 40 years of industry expertise and a sterling reputation as a transformative leader,” stated Daniel Durrie, MD., Chairman of the Board of iOR Partners. “Tom’s experience will help us accelerate the next major shift in cataract surgery, the transition to office-based surgery. The integration of clinic and surgery in one location is the way forward to increase surgeons’ flexibility and improve the patient experience while providing the highest level safety. Tom shares our mission of evolving the way ophthalmologic procedures are performed in the U.S. and around the world.”

Frinzi is known for galvanizing organizations with clear goals, building strong operating cultures and high-performance management teams committed to customer, employee and shareholder successes. He recently retired from Johnson & Johnson Vision where he held the position of World Wide President, Surgical. His career includes experience as a C-Suite Executive with a 20+ year reputation of clinical-to-commercial transition and next level growth within small- to mid-size private equity enterprises and Fortune 500 corporations. Frinzi previously served as President of Abbott Medical Optics, President/CEO of WaveTech Vision, Global Commercial Operations at Bausch & Lomb, and CEO of Refractec, Inc.

“I’m excited to be joining the Board of iOR Partners,” said Tom Frinzi. “The ‘setting of care’ is an important part of the overall patient experience and for those practices that make the transition to office-based surgery, I believe they will find it makes not only good medicine but good business.”


About iOR Partners: iOR Partners, LLC is paving the way for the future of cataract surgery with innovative, office-based surgery suites that are unique and separate from the traditional ASC. iOR surgical suites provide cataract surgeons the ability to offer more personalized care in a safe and comfortable surgical environment. Their turnkey solution includes assistance with space build-out, acquiring surgical equipment, staff training, insurance contracting and accreditation and compliance services.  iOR Partners is the only company dedicated to office-based surgery suites and has established more than 100 office-based suites nationwide.


Brooke Basaldua