TOA Distinguished Service Award Recipients 

Texas Ophthalmological Association’s Distinguished Service Award celebrates and honors those who have gone above and beyond to care for and advocate for ophthalmology patients. This peer recognition award is TOA’s highest honor. 

1994  - R. Larry Brenner, MD
1995  - Otto Lippmann, MD
1996  - Richard S. Ruiz, MD
1997  - Whitney G. Sampson, MD
1998  - David G. Shulman, MD
1999  - John David Jones, MD
2000  - Alan C. Baum, MD
2001  - Robert L. Rock, MD
2002  - Lee S. Anderson, MD
2003  - Malcolm L. Mazow, MD
2004  - Louis Daily, MD
2005  - Sam Stone, Jr., JD
2006  - John M. Haley, MD
2007  - Lyle S. Thorstenson, MD
2008  - Thomas E. Duncan, MD
2009  - Sue Ellen Young, MD
2010 -  Robert M. Tenery, MD
2011  - Bernard A. Milstein, MD
2012  - John R. Fish, MD
2013  - James Merritt, MD
2014  - Michael S. Duncan
2015 - Michelle A. Berger, MD
2016 - James P. McCulley, MD, FRCOphth(UK), FACS
2017 - Jack Pierce, MD
2018 - Dawn C. Buckingham, MD
2019 - Jerry Hunsaker, MD
2022 - David McCartney, MD