Richard A. Burgett, M.D., FACS

For Indiana Univeristy, Dr. Burgett also serves in the Department of Ophthalmology within the Eugene and Marilyn Glick Eye Institute as Associate Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology and Director, Oculoplastic Surgery Service

Dr. Burgett has written articles and book chapters on a variety of topics relevant to ophthalmic plastic surgery. He has maintained a strong emphasis on teaching by being a clinical instructor for the Indiana University Department of Ophthalmology, Indiana University Department of Otolaryngology, and Methodist Hospital Emergency and Trauma Center. He directs the annual Orbital Anatomy Course at Methodist Research Institute. Dr. Burgett is a native of Indianapolis. For hobbies he enjoys bicycling, camping, and international travel.

 

Dr. Richard. A. Burgett

Sub-Specialty: Oculoplastics and Orbital Surgery

Services, Procedures and Patient-Care Specialties
Functional and cosmetic eyelid surgery, orbital and mid-face reconstruction, orbital disease and tumors management and surgery, pediatric ophthalmic plastic surgery, surgical care of related to surgical removal of eye, nasolacrimal (tear duct)

Education
B.A. with major/minor in Chemistry/German, Wabash College, Crawfordsville, IN, 8/84-5/88

Honors & Awards:
Summa Cum Laude
Phi Beta Kappa
Honor Scholar (4-year full-tuition academic award)
Distinction on comprehensive senior exit examination
M.D., Indiana University School of Medicine, 8/88-4/92

Honors & Awards:
Alpha Omega Alpha (awarded 9/90)
Groves Scholarship (12/89)
Dr. E.B. Richter Scholarship (8/89, 8/90, 8/91)

Residencies
Ophthalmology Residency, Indiana University Medical Center, 7/1/93-6/30/96

Honors & Awards:
Chief Teaching Resident: 7/1/95-6/30/96
Best Research Award, Resident’s Day: 7/95
Transitional Residency, Methodist Hospital of Indiana, 7/1/92-6/30/93

Fellowships
Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship, Indiana University Medical Center/Midwest Eye Institute, 7/1/97-6/30/99
Neuro-ophthalmology Fellowship, Indiana University Medical Center/Midwest Eye Institute, 7/1/96-6/30/97

Board Certifications
American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons (ASOPRS), 10/99
American Board of Ophthalmology (ABO), 6/98

Academic Appointments
Associate Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology, Indiana University, Department of Ophthalmology, Division of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Associate Preceptor for ASOPRS-approved oculoplastic surgery fellowship

Academic Honors
Professor of the Year, Department of Ophthalmology, 2002, 2003, 2007
Indiana University Trustee Teaching Award, 2006


Medical and Surgical Highlights


1988 B.A., Wabash College, Crawfordsville, Indiana

1992 M.D., Indiana University, Indianapolis, Indiana

1992 - 1993 Transitional Internship Program- Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis, Indiana

1993 - 1996 Residency in Ophthalmology, Indiana University, Indianapolis, Indiana

1996 - 1997 Clinical fellowship, Neuroophthalmology, Indiana University, Midwest Eye Institute, Indianapolis, Indiana

1997 - 1999 Clinical fellowship, Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Indiana University, Midwest Eye Institute, Indianapolis, Indiana

1999 Distinguished Teaching Award, Indiana University, Department of Ophthalmology

1999 Visiting Professor, University of the Witswatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

1999 Fellow, American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons

1999 Assistant Professor, Department of Ophthalmology, Indiana University

Practice Locations

Indianapolis/Carmel

Ft. Wayne