The iOR Partners Advantage

Bringing the advantages of office-based surgery (OBS) to the ophthalmology industry, iOR Partners is the only company dedicated to office-based surgery suites. We will partner with you to develop a comprehensive, ongoing, turnkey office-based surgery program that adheres to the highest clinical and ethical standards, and that helps you meet your financial goals.


Experience & Expertise

We bring unparalleled expertise and leadership in ophthalmology and practice building. Over the last decade, we have developed dozens of office-based surgery suites, leveraging more than 100 years’ combined experience in the surgical field. We have worked with doctors in all areas of medicine and will guide you to create an office-based surgical suite specific to your practice, including for the requirements of Class A and Class B anesthesia.

Our Approach

We understand that no two practices are alike. That is why we will provide you with the time and guidance you deserve and help identify opportunities that meet your needs and financial goals. We will partner with you to develop a comprehensive project plan with detailed timelines and milestones, cost analysis and schedule. We assume responsibility for the entire process – from initial planning through ongoing support – all with limited-to-no financial exposure for you.

Our Mission

To partner with practices to develop a comprehensive, ongoing, turn-key office-based surgery program adhering to the highest safety standards and protocols.

Our Vision

To continuously offer surgeons new and innovative ways to enhance their practices, while providing them with greater opportunities for financial growth and independence that meet their individual goals.

Meet the iOR Partners Team

Executive Leadership

Dan Durrie, MD
Principal, Founder
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 MBA, CASA, CSFA
Principal, Founder
Tony received his MBA from the University of Utah with an emphasis in Healthcare Management. He is a Certified ASC Administrator and a Certified Surgical First Assist. He has worked nationally as an administrator/consultant developing and managing over 140 Office-Based and Freestanding Multi-specialty Ambulatory Surgery Centers focusing on Ophthalmology. As a consultant and administrator, Tony has completed over 100 CMS, AAAHC, AAAASF and JCAHO surveys.
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Rick Prell
Principal, Founder
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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Jim Williams
Chief Operations Officer
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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Robert House
Vice President Revenue Services
20 years of biopharmaceutical/medical device experience in sales, sales leadership, marketing & market access. Previously worked at Glaukos where he led the Western US Team of Field Reimbursement Directors that support all in-line Glaukos brands. Received Glaukos’s “Wholeness Award”, their highest recognition for leadership & character.
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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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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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Richard Lindstrom, MD
A board-certified ophthalmologist and renowned leader in corneal, cataract, refractive and laser surgery, Dr. Lindstrom has developed several solutions for intraocular lenses and instruments that are used in clinical practices globally. He serves as a medical advisor and board member of several medical device, pharmaceutical, and life sciences companies. Dr. Lindstrom previously served as president of the International Society of Refractive Surgery, the International Intraocular Implant Society, the International Refractive Surgery Club, and the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. Dr. Lindstrom currently serves on the ASCRS Executive Committee, on the board of the ASCRS Foundation and as Chief Medical Editor of the USA and International editions of Ocular Surgery News.
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Tom Frinzi
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.
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Dave Goebel
A Partner at Merryck & Co. where he has mentored CEOs and emerging C-suite executives. As a board member of Jack in the Box and Children’s Mercy and former CEO of Applebee’s, 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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