Job Description

Why Join PEI?

The Pankratz Eye Institute has become the premier ophthalmology practice in the region, and the choice for thousands of residents who prefer to seek their care locally without having to visit a hospital or travel to one of the major metropolitan areas. Our focus is medical and surgical eye care including cataract, refractive, glaucoma and retina. We do not prescribe or sell glasses/contact lenses.

Opportunity Highlights

  • Location: Columbus, IN 47203
  • Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8:00 am—5:00 pm
  • Procedures: Multispecialty Group
  • Admitting Hospital: Columbus Regional Hospital (225 beds)



  • Competitive salary with incentives
  • Sign on bonus and relocation package
  • Partnership tracks available (ASC & Practice)
  • PTO and CME
  • Comprehensive health benefits
  • Malpractice insurance coverage


About our Practice:

 The Pankratz Eye Institute is dedicated to serving residents of South-Central Indiana with state-of-the-art technology and advanced surgical techniques. The providers work closely with local optometrists to provide outstanding continuity of care. Our 13,000 sq. foot facility includes an on-site, ambulatory surgical center complete with 2 operating rooms, Zeimer femtosecond, Ellex and excimer lasers.


About our Team:

Founded in 2000, Dr. Pankratz believed he could offer residents of Columbus and surrounding communities a standard of care that could surpass anything offered in a big city practice. Our growing team of three board-certified ophthalmologists have performed thousands of surgeries and focused on a broad range of conditions including cataracts, corneal and retinal diseases, glaucoma, and diabetic eye disease. We are expanding to continue to meet the medical and surgical needs of the growing community.


Pankratz Eye Institute

3135 Middle Rd, Columbus, IN 47203

Since 2000, Pankratz Eye Institute has focused on providing the highest quality of specialized eye care. We offer treatment and surgery for a broad range of medical eye conditions. Our founder, Dr. Michael Pankrantz, is a leader in the area of refractive and cataract surgery and is a member of many national and international eye surgery associations.

Pankratz Eye Institute is committed to providing advanced, innovative treatment and surgery for a broad range of medical eye conditions, including cataract removal, corneal and retinal disease, glaucoma and diabetic eye disease. We are proud to be equipped with the latest advancements in technology to improve the vision of our patients.

Community Description

Columbus, Indiana is a city and the county seat of Bartholomew County, with a population of over 44,000. Columbus is the home of Cummins (Fortune 500 company), making the area an attractive location for business professionals and young families with excellent growth and educational opportunities. Notably, Columbus has become known for its rich history and modern architecture. National Geographic Traveler ranked Columbus 11th in its historic destination list in 2008. It was also named in GQ magazine as one of the “62 Reasons to Love Your Country”.

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