IAO Board of Directors
Jeffrey Hudson, M.D.
Dr. Hudson is a Board-certified ophthalmologist in Fort Wayne. He graduated from Indiana University School of Medicine and did residency training at the IU Residency program. He specializes in comprehensive ophthalmology and cataract surgery.
Rudy Yung, M.D.
Dr. Yung is a board-certified ophthalmologist in Indianapolis. He received his medical degree from Indiana University School of Medicine and completed residency at the University of Louisville. Dr. Yung is a Professor of Ophthalmology at the Eugene and Marilyn Glick Eye Institute.
Michael Hopen, M.D.
Michael Hopen, MD graduated Indiana University as a member of Phi Beta Kappa in 2004. In 2010, he graduated from Indiana University School of Medicine. Dr Hopen also obtained a Master of Business Administration degree from the Kelley School of Business, concurrently with his MD degree.
Ramana Moorthy, M.D.
Dr. Moorthy is a Board-certified ophthalmologist specializing in retina and uveitis in Indianapolis. He trained at Indiana University School of Medicine, completed his Residency at the Indiana University School of Medicine, where he was the chief teaching resident for a year. He also completed Fellowships at Northwestern University (retina) and the Doheny Eye Institute (uveitis).
Stephen R. Klapper, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Dr. Klapper is a Board-certified, fellowship-trained ophthalmologist specializing in ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery in central Indiana. Dr. Klapper did his medical training at Indiana University School of Medicine and completed his residency in Ophthalmology at the Baylor of College of Medicine in Houston, Texas where he was selected to be Chief Resident.
IAO Board Member
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Dr. Boling is a Board Certified Ophthalmologist, specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of eye disease, cataract surgery, aesthetic procedures and LASIK. She graduated summa cum laude and Valedictorian of her Medical School Class from the American University of Antigua School of Medicine in 2011. Dr. Boling completed the Transition Year of her Residency at the Detroit Medical Center’s Sinai Grace Hospital in 2013. She went on to complete her Ophthalmology Residency at the Indiana University School of Medicine .
Matthew Fornefeld, M.D.
Dr. Fornefeld is a Board-certified comprehensive ophthalmologist in Bloomington. He is a graduate of Indiana University School of Medicine and did residency training at the IU Residency program. Dr. Fornefeld specializes in advanced lens implants.
Frank Hrisomalos, M.D., M.B.A.
Dr. Hrisomalos is a Board-certified ophthalmologist in Indianapolis where he practices at Midwest Eye Institute. He graduated from Indiana University School of Medicine and did residency training at the IU Residency program before his Fellowship in Vitreoretinal Disease and Surgery at Washington University in St. Louis. He specializes in Vitreoretinal Disease and Surgery.
Alexander Izad, M.D.
Dr. Izad earned his Doctor of Medicine degree from the Karolinska Institute in Sweden. He was also a visiting scholar at Harvard Medical School, Brown University, Emory University and Thomas Jefferson University Schools of Medicine. He completed his internship at Yale University School of Medicine and finished his residency in Ophthalmology at the State University of New York Upstate Medical University. He served as Chief Resident during his training. He completed his fellowship training in Vitreoretinal Disease and Surgery at both the University of Texas Medical Branch and the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. He is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology.
Mark Kaehr, M.D.
Dr. Kaehr is an Indianapolis native. He received his undergraduate degree in electrical engineering from Purdue University before graduating from Indiana University with a degree in medicine. He worked as an intern at Wheaton Franciscan St. Joseph hospital in Milwaukee and then returned to Indianapolis to complete his ophthalmology residency at Indiana University where he was the chief teaching resident. He completed a surgical retina fellowship at Washington University Saint Louis.
Sally Primus, M.D.
Dr. Primus practices comprehensive ophthalmology in Evansville, IN. She attended Indiana University School of Medicine where she completed her M.D. Degree and Ophthalmology Residency. Dr. Primus is a native of Evansville and returned to her hometown with her husband and children in July 2016 to practice Ophthalmology.
Michael Rothbaum, M.D.
Dr. Rothbaum is a board-certified comprehensive ophthalmologist in Noblesville. He completed his medical degree at the Indiana University School of Medicine and residency with the Indiana University Department of Ophthalmology.
Douglas Zale, M.D.
Dr. Zale is a past President of the IAO. He graduated from Indiana University and Indiana School of Medicine where he also completed his residency. Dr. Zale practices comprehensive ophthalmology in Valparaiso.
David Wallace, M.D.
Dr. Wallace serves as chair for the IU School of Medicine Department of Ophthalmology and director of the Eugene and Marilyn Glick Eye Institute. He is an IU School of Medicine alumnus, completed residency training at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas, and was fellowship-trained in pediatric ophthalmology at IU School of Medicine.
IAO Legislative / PAC Chair
Dr. Derek Sprunger, Clinical Associate Professor of Ophthalmology at Indiana University School of Medicine, currently serves as immediate past president of the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus (AAPOS), and is past president of both the International Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Council (IPOSC) and the Indiana Academy of Ophthalmology (IAO). Dr. Sprunger earned his medical degree at Indiana University School of Medicine. He then completed an internship at St Vincent's Hospital, a residency at Indiana University Medical Center, and a pediatric ophthalmology fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine.
IAO CAC Representative
Dr. Krafsig attended medical school at the IU School of Medicine. Her Ophthalmology residency was in Charleston SC at the Storm Eye Center and she stayed on for a year as director of Ophthalmic Trauma. During that time, she also did a mini-fellowship in oculoplastics. Her specialties and focuses include: cataract surgery, blepharoplasty, diagnosis and treatment of eye diseases and eye trauma.