Reimagining the Surgical Experience

iOR Partners is the undisputed leader in office-based surgery (OBS) innovation and is paving the way for the future of ophthalmic surgery with OBS suites. iOR Suites® integrate clinic and surgery in one location to increase surgeons’ flexibility and improve the patient experience while providing the highest level of safety.

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Physician-Led Team

As a physician-led company, we understand that you desire more control over your surgical environment while providing the highest safety standards and patient care. Like many ophthalmologists, you might be considering the transition to office-based surgery but don’t know where to start. You need a new paradigm and a guide to show you the way. That’s where we come in.

"I wish I had access to this resource back when I was first starting out. iOR Partners provides everything you need to successfully launch and grow your business, allowing you to focus on what matters most: your patients."

-  Daniel Durrie, MD, iOR Chairman of the Board

Our Mission

To empower ophthalmic surgeons to have more control and provide the best patient experience and outcomes in their iOR suite.

Our Vision

To be the undisputed leader in office-based surgery innovation.

Meet the iOR Partners Team

Executive Leadership

James R. Williams
President/CEO
A start-up, turnaround and high-growth expert for multi-site, national medical facilities. Previously the Chief Executive Officer of Stella Center, a medical center providing transformative treatment for PTSD, he brings 20 years of experience leading innovations in specialty-specific healthcare at a national level.
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Daniel Durrie, MD
Principal/Chairman of the Board
Dr. Durrie is the founder of Durrie Vision, a world-class surgery center housing a variety of the most advanced diagnostic and treatment technologies available. He has performed over 50,000 refractive procedures in his career and has authored scientific articles and papers which have appeared in hundreds of professional medical publications. Dr. Durrie serves on the editorial board for Ocular Surgery News (Section Editor), The Journal of Corneal and Refractive Surgery, Review of Ophthalmology, AAO EyeNet and Refractive Eye Care for Ophthalmologists.
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Tony Burns
Principal/Chief Strategy Officer
Tony brings 34 years of healthcare experience in sub-specialty outpatient facility operations and development, including 25 years at an Executive level focused on outpatient surgical and ancillary care. He has developed and managed over 200 office-based and freestanding multi-specialty ambulatory surgery centers nationwide. He serves on several Boards, Committees, and Community Advocacy Entities.
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Rick Prell
Principal/VP of Business Development
Rick has worked in the ophthalmology field for 25+ years, serving in numerous sales, marketing and management positions. His corporate leadership experience spans several companies, including CIBA Vision, Novartis and STAAR Surgical. Most recently Rick was the U.S. Head of HOYA Surgical Optics, the third largest eye implant company. Rick works closely with surgeons to establish office-based surgery suites that provide patients the highest quality surgical experience.
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Brad Holcomb
Chief Financial Officer
Senior accounting and operations executive with over 25 years of experience including finance, auditing, taxes and operations. Former Chief Financial Officer for Premier Surfaces, a contractor specializing in the fabrication and installation of countertops. Former Controller and Director of Operations for Major Brands, a premium beverage distributor. Certified Public Accountant.
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Lisa Brown, RN
Chief Nursing Officer
Lisa has been a Perioperative Registered Nurse for 15+ years with a primary focus in office-based ophthalmic surgery for the last 10 years. She was previously the Director of Surgical Services in a Las Vegas hospital, has served as Administrator for multiple surgical centers, and has a comprehensive background in Quality and Risk Management for multi-specialties. As the CNO, Lisa oversees policy and procedure, quality assurance performance improvement, and accreditation and governance for iOR office-based suites.
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Alex Jacobe
Chief Operating Officer
Alex has 20+ years of experience in ophthalmology. She has worked her way through the ranks of surgery, clinic, management, and administration. Prior to joining iOR, she opened an ophthalmic ASC, managing the business office and was responsible for insurance and contracting. As COO, Alex oversees billing integration, manages onboarding for new accounts and ongoing revenue cycle management.
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Board of Directors

Jim Wachtman
38 years in the healthcare industry across medical supplies, devices and services including 25 years in ophthalmology. Previously served as President/COO of Laser Vision Centers where he grew revenue from $4M to $100M in four years through expansion of refractive surgical services and diversifying into cataract surgery services while acquiring eye only ASCs. When the company sold to TLC, Jim led the integration creating the largest integrated eyecare services company in the industry with over $300M in revenue. He has served on several Boards including Vision Integrated Partners, iOR Partners, TLC, Vision Source, LCA, and HDIS and serves as Chairman of the Refractive Surgery Council.
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Dave Goebel
A Partner at Exco Leadership Group where he has mentored CEOs and emerging C-suite executives. As a board member of a diverse mix of public companies and not-for-profits, he brings more than 35 years of leadership experience orchestrating successful growth strategies with fast-paced organizations.
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Cook Jordan
The Co-Founder and Managing Principal of Jordan Knauff & Company, providing investment banking services to Middle-Market companies. He has extensive experience financing to high growth companies, has served as a board member of many public and private companies and has been awarded Leading Advisor of the Year by ACQ Magazine for five consecutive years.
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John Starr
Owner and chairman of UltraSource, LLC, a world-wide food equipment and industrial supply company. Under his leadership, UltraSource has grown from $25 million to over $100 million in revenue. John currently serves on several corporate boards and brings 35+ years of leadership experience.
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Bryan Fisher
Founder of Fisher Consulting, Bryan brings 38 years of executive leadership experience in healthcare finance and operations for physician-owned hospitals, physician joint-ventured ambulatory surgery centers and physician practice management. Previously, he served as Chief Operating Officer for GI Alliance, responsible for all operations, integration, and various ancillary services of the largest independent gastroenterology practice in the US. Before GI Alliance he served as Executive Vice President of the National Group (all hospital operations) for Surgery Partners. Furthermore, he was a co-founder and Board member for National Surgical Healthcare where he served in various capacities include Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operation Officer and President. Prior to National Surgical Healthcare he was Chief Financial Officer and Board member for National Surgery Centers and was instrumental in taking the company public.
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Jon Thomas
Co-founder of Itentive Healthcare Solutions, Jon brings over 30 years of executive experience, with most of his time spent in Healthcare and Healthcare IT. He has extensive experience working with fast-growing companies, developing and implementing growth strategies, and building solutions for customers. He has broad experience working with both large and small organizations in planning and implementing clients’ critical information systems. Jon currently serves on boards for Clean Beam, Inc., Neurotech, LLC, SJH Derm, LLC, and Hope Story Missions.
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