Austin L. Gerber, M.D.

Starting August 1st, 2019
Accepting new patients now with same week appointment availability.


Dr. Gerber is a native of Syracuse, Indiana and is thrilled to bring expert surgical care of the eyelids, eye socket, tear ducts, and face to the northern Indiana communities he calls home.

Dr. Richard. A. Burgett

His two years of extra training in a highly competitive and prestigious ASOPRS fellowship enable Dr. Gerber to offer his patients the most advanced surgical and nonsurgical treatments currently available in the United States. His special interests include eyelid and orbital cancer management, cosmetic eyelid surgery, lacrimal system reconstruction, facial trauma, and the management of thyroid eye disease. Dr. Gerber has won several awards for his ongoing research in the field of oculoplastic surgery, which has been widely published in the medical literature. He frequently lectures at national meetings on a wide variety of topics related to the eyelids and eye socket. In his spare time, Dr. Gerber enjoys boating, water sports, basketball, running, cooking, and spending time outdoors with his wife, Tiffany, and their four children.


Education, Training, and Professional Experience

  • 2005-2009 B.S. Biology (Summa Cum Laude), Indiana Wesleyan University, Marion, Indiana
  • 2009-2013 M.D., Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana
  • 2013-2014 Transitional Internship, St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis, Indiana
  • 2014-2017 Residency in Ophthalmology, University of Alabama Birmingham Callahan Eye Hospital, Birmingham, Alabama
  • 2016-2017 Chief Resident of Ophthalmology, University of Alabama Birmingham Callahan Eye Hospital, Birmingham, Alabama
  • 2018-2019 ASOPRS and ACGME Accredited Fellowship, Oculofacial Plastic and Orbital Surgery, Louisville, Kentucky and Indianapolis, Indiana
  • 2017-2018 Clinical Instructor, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, Kentucky
  • 2018-2019 Clinical Instructor, Department of Ophthalmology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana
  • 2019 Director, Orbital Dissection Course, Methodist Research Institute


Practice Locations

Ft. Wayne

South Bend