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John H. Abrams, M.D.

Head Physician

First LastJohn H. Abrams, M.D. graduated with highest distinction from Indiana University in 1980. During his senior year, he became a Phi Beta Kappa and received the Herman B Wells Senior Recognition Award. In 1984 he graduated from the Indiana University School of Medicine with highest distinction and published several articles in the American Journal of Ophthalmology. After serving his internship at St. Vincent Hospital and Health Care Centers in Indianapolis, and his residency at the Indiana University School of Medicine, he completed a fellowship in Uveitis at the Indiana Center for Uveitis.

In 1988, Dr. Abrams joined the ophthalmology practice of Lashmet, Spitzberg and Denny. Dr. Abrams' special interests include cataract surgery, refractive and laser surgery as well as the treatment of glaucoma and diabetic eye diseases. He has participated in numerous medical research programs. Dr. Abrams is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the Indiana Academy of Ophthalmology and the Indiana State Medical Association. He currently is the Co-Chairman of Clarian Ophthalmology and the Director of Methodist Hospital Ophthalmology Program.

Dr. Abrams has a special interest in sports ophthalmology. He is the team ophthalmologist for the Indiana Pacers, Indiana Fever, the University of Indianapolis and Butler University. He is also the Tournament Ophthalmologist for the NCAA and Big Ten Championships as well as the Indianapolis Tennis Championships. Dr. Abrams assists the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and provides consultation to many IRL racing teams.

Dr. Abrams has been recognized by The Best Doctors in America as one of the best physicians in the country for ophthalmic surgery. He was voted by physician peers in the Indianapolis Monthly's "Top Doc" in general ophthalmology and cataract surgery by physicians in the Indianapolis area five times. He has authored many articles on ophthalmology topics and has presented at numerous professional meetings throughout the country. Dr. Abrams was the recipient of the "40 Under 40" award by the Indianapolis Business Journal for outstanding accomplishments in his profession at a young age.

Dr. Abrams donates his professional services to Prevent Blindness of Indiana, Project Health, the American Academy of Ophthalmology and various services organizations to provide eye care for those less fortunate. He has provided treatment and performed surgery on immigrants and visiting patients from Russia, Africa, the Middle East, Europe, South America and the Caribbean. Dr. Abrams enjoys community volunteerism serving on many Board of Directors including a United Way Agency and the Indiana Pacers Foundation.

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