IAO Board of Directors
Yara Catoira-Boyle, M.D.
Dr. Catoira-Boyle is a glaucoma specialist in Indianapolis. Dr. Catoira-Boyle is a graduate of the University Of Brasilia and moved to Indianapolis in 1998, when she started her Ophthalmology Residency at Indiana University School of Medicine, where she completed training at the top of her class. She completed a glaucoma specialization at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City.
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).
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.
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.
Andrew Tharp, M.D.
Dr. Tharp is a Board-certified comprehensive ophthalmologist in Evansville, IN. He is a graduate of Indiana University School of Medicine and did residency training at the IU Residency program. Dr. Tharp is a past President of the IAO and a two time honoree as the IAO Ophthalmologist of the Year in 2006 and 2015.
Michael Hodges, M.D.
Dr. Hodges attended Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center where he completed his M.D. Degree and Ophthalmology Residency. He practices comprehensive ophthalmology in Evansville. He is a past President of the IAO.
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.
Steve Gerber, M.D.
Dr. Gerber received his medical degree from the University of Chicago and did his ophthalmology residency at the Indiana University Hospital and Riley Children's Hospital where he was Chief Resident during his final year. He also completed a glaucoma fellowship at Indiana University. He is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. He practices in South Bend.
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.
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.
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.
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.