Our passion for delivering exceptional eye care trickles down from our executive leadership. We invite you to take a moment to learn more about the executives and clinical advisors at iCare Health Solutions.
Our Executive Team includes some of the industry's top minds in managed eye care. We have strong leadership and excel in numerous areas such as Health Care Operations, Compliance, Technology, and Clinical Strategy and Customer Experience.
Our Executive Team
Our executive team includes some of the industry’s top minds in managed eye care. We have strong leadership and excel in numerous areas, such as healthcare operations, compliance, technology, and clinical and customer experience.
A seasoned managed care executive with wide-ranging experience in today's outcome and quality driving managed care "eco systems," Lee has extensive industry knowledge and a mastery of managed care plan contracting, operations, labs, provider network management, claim adjudication, physician practices, and business intelligence. The valuable range of experience allows Lee to coalesce knowledge into winning financial strategies and client partnerships.
Dr. Lawson has practiced optometry for more than 26 years. He is responsible for clinical oversight of the iCare utilization management program and chairs the professional advisory committee and clinical oversight governance committee. A graduate of the University of Houston College of Optometry, he has served on the Florida Department of Health transition teams for governors Scott and DeSantis and in several leadership positions for the Florida Optometric Association. Dr. Lawson was named the 2020 Optometrist of the Year by the American Optometric Association and has been honored with the Senate Presidential Leadership award from the Florida Senate.
Dr. Oppenheim has over 40 years of experience in the managed care industry, including 25 years of experience in the areas of compliance and quality. She earned her Doctorate in Health Sciences from Nova Southeastern University in 2018 and has a master’s in health services administration
With over 17 years of experience in the healthcare industry on the payer side and on the managed care side, Larry has been leading the iCare team for over six years. He is responsible for the continued growth and expansion of the organization.
Dr. Balius is the clinic director at Aran Eye Associates. He graduated from the University of Houston in Houston, Texas, with his doctor’s degree in optometry and completed his residency in hospital-based optometry at the Baltimore VA Medical Center in Baltimore, Maryland. He has been practicing at Aran Eye Associates since 1993 and previously practiced at Bascom Eye Institute as a staff optometrist. Dr. Balius also serves as an adjunct professor for several schools of optometry. He was the president of the Dade County Optometric Association, Florida Optometric Association, and SECO International. He has also served as a Florida Board Examiner. Dr. Balius is the current Residency Director at Aran Eye Associates and is a licensed optometrist in Florida, Georgia, and Texas.
A graduate of the University of Miami School of Medicine, Dr. Stanley Braverman completed his residency in ophthalmology at the Duke University Eye Center before joining his brother in private practice at the Braverman Eye Center in Hallandale Beach, Florida, in 1981. He practiced together with his brother until 1998 before assuming sole ownership of the Braverman Eye Center. In addition to treating Ft. Lauderdale LASIK and cataract surgery patients,
Dr. Braverman, a board-certified ophthalmologist, is an active medical researcher, the inventor of several eye surgical instruments, and the author of a chapter in an authoritative book on small incision cataract surgery as well as many articles for medical journals. Dr. Braverman is also an Assistant Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of Miami School of Medicine Bascom Palmer Eye Institute.