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Department of Ophthalmology

Eugene and Marilyn Glick Eye Institute

Indiana University School of Medicine Department of Ophthalmology is committed to training tomorrow’s ophthalmologists and to advancing treatments and prevention of eye diseases and vision disorders through research. The department has invested in talented scientists and faculty known for their clinical expertise. Work done within the department is guided by the core values of excellence, integrity, diversity, cooperation and respect for all individuals.

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To schedule an appointment with an IU School of Medicine ophthalmologist, please contact Indiana University Health at 317-944-2020.

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Education

The Department of Ophthalmology at IU School of Medicine offers education programs for medical students, residents, postgraduates and community physicians. The committed faculty and state-of-the-art facilities at the Eugene and Marilyn Glick Eye Institute facilitate patient care, research and academic pursuits.
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Research

The Eugene and Marilyn Glick Eye Institute at IU School of Medicine is a leader among public universities in ophthalmic research due to its exemplary faculty, innovative avenues of research, and the continuous expansion of programs in basic, translational and clinical research.
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Clinical Care

Department faculty are accomplished ophthalmologists who are extensively trained to treat and manage an array of ocular conditions, including glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy and dry eye as well as facial and ocular reconstructive surgeries. They practice at three locations in Indianapolis.
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23 Full-Time Faculty
18 Residents
9 Active Research Studies
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Amir R. Hajrasouliha, MD

Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology

Amir Hajrasouliha, MD, serves as an assistant professor in the Department of Ophthalmology. His clinical practices include the medical and surgical management vitreoretinal diseases in children and adults. His research includes ocular angiogenesis and the oxygenation of the retina.

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Padmanabhan Pattabiraman, PhD

Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology

Padmanabhan Pattabiraman, PhD, established a research lab at the Eugene and Marilyn Glick Eye Institute in 2019. His research, in part, strives to understand the role of mechanobiology in ocular tissues.

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Glick Family Philanthropy to Advance Ophthalmology

Through the generosity of the Glick family, the Eugene and Marilyn Glick Eye Institute opened its doors in 2009 and is now home to the IU School of Medicine Department of Ophthalmology. The four-story, 77,000-square-foot building provides 14,000 square feet of clinic space and is the capstone of the philanthropy of Eugene and Marilyn Glick, Indianapolis residents who donated $30 million to support vision research, eye care and education at the largest medical school in the country.

Graduate Medical Education Programs

The Indiana University School of Medicine Department of Ophthalmology offers a competitive three-year residency program that provides training in all areas of ophthalmology for medical school graduates. The department also offers two one-year fellowship programs in glaucoma and pediatric ophthalmology and adult strabismus.

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