Job Description

Join a well-established, multispecialty ophthalmology practice in the heart of the Midwest region of the United States. This is an excellent opportunity for a qualified Surgical Retinal Specialist to join a practice, steeped in history and tradition, while absorbing an established patient base of retina patients who prefer to seek care locally.



The Pankratz Eye Institute (PEI) has provided service excellence to both residents and local optometrists in South-Central Indiana and surrounding communities for over 2 decades. The practice prioritizes comprehensive medical eye care, offering new technologies and advanced treatment techniques that drive our dedication to personalized patient care. PEI operates under the umbrella of its majority owner entities, Covenant Physician Partners, along with founding member Michael Pankratz, M.D.


In addition to the treatment of the retina, macular and vitreous, we specialize in traditional and advanced cataract care, refractive surgery such as LASIK/PRK, management of glaucoma as well as cornea and external eye disease. The practice has a strong referral base from surrounding optometrists, particularly in the areas of cataract and retina. Word of mouth referrals are equally as strong, positioning The Pankratz Eye Institute as the trusted source for medical eye care in the region.



Eligible candidates must be board certified/ board eligible Doctor of Medicine (MD)/ Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) and have completed a 2-year Vitreoretinal Fellowship. The ideal candidate possesses strong interpersonal and communication skills.



Our physicians gain access to a national network of leading physicians in pursuit of continued growth and leadership development. Physicians can leverage a national footprint of practices, while benefitting from the company’s growth.


Opportunity Highlights:

  • Competitive salary with incentive
  • PTO and CME
  • Medical, dental, and malpractice insurance
  • Access to on-site, state-of-the-art ASC, technology, and support
  • Monday – Friday work schedule with minimal hospital call
  • ASC investment potential
  • Possible sign-on bonus and relocation
  • Partnership opportunities after initial term


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 is a town of 45,000 residents, famous for architecture, art, and cultural diversity. Located 40 miles south of Indianapolis, there is a hometown feel in Columbus with residents looking to stay local for healthcare services. Centered between large metropolitan areas such as Indianapolis, Cincinnati, Bloomington (Indiana University’s home town), and Louisville, Columbus is the home of global power solutions Cummins (Fortune 500 company), making the area an attractive location for business professionals and young families with excellent growth and educational opportunities.

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