Robert D. Deitch, Jr., M.D.

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Robert D. Deitch, Jr., M.D.

Sub-Specialty:

Corneal and External Disease

Practice:

Robert D. Deitch, M.D., Stephen M. Johnson, M.D.
and Clark L. Springs, M.D.
Cornea Services: 317-817-1765

Services, Procedures and Patient-Care Specialties

deitch.jpgDr. Deitch limits his practice to medical and surgical treatment of the cornea, including cornea transplants, complex intraocular lens procedures and laser vision correction (refractive surgery).

  • Penetrating Keratoplasty
  • DSAEK (Partial Corneal Transplant)
  • Superficial and Phototherapeutic Keratectomy: removal of small corneal scars by laser
  • Pterygium Excision: removal of abnormal conjunctival tissue from the cornea
  • Cataract: complex cataract surgery
  • LASIK and PRK: correction of refractive error
  • Intraocular Refractive Procedures:
    • Crystalens: Accommodating Intraocular lens (IOL) Implant
    • ReSTOR: Multifocal Intraocular Lens (IOL) Implant
    • Toric IOL: Implant for correction of astigmatism

Honors & Awards:

  • Voted “Best Cornea Physician” by Indianapolis Monthly

Education

B.S., Chemistry and Biology, Indiana University, 1976-1980

Honors & Awards:

  • High Distinction

M.D., Indiana University School of Medicine, 1980-1984

Internship, St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis, 1984-1985

Residency

Ophthalmology Residency, Indiana University School of Medicine, 1985-1988

Fellowships

Fellowship in Corneal and External Ocular Disease, Indiana University School of Medicine, 1988-1989

Post-fellowship Training in Corneal/Refractive Surgery, Louisiana State University, 1989

Post-fellowship Training in Corneal/Refractive Surgery, University of Minnesota, 1989

Board Certification

American Board of Ophthalmology, 1990

Academic Appointments

  • Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, Corneal and External Ocular Disease, Indiana University School of Medicine, 1995-present
  • Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, Corneal and External Ocular Disease, Indiana University School of Medicine, 1989-1995
  • Voted “Ophthalmology Professor of the Year”, 1995
  • Volunteer Faculty, Cyber-Sight Telemedicine Program, ORBIS International – a nonprofit organization fighting blindness in developing countries, 2003-present

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