Michael Orr, MD

Michael Orr
"We always put the patient first. We try to think of what it would be like for us to go through this." - Dr. Michael Orr


Dr. Orr is a board-certified ophthalmologist who specializes in cataract, glaucoma, anterior segment surgeries. He received his medical degree from The Ohio State University in 1979, followed by a two-year internship at Wake Forest University in Internal Medicine. Dr. Orr completed his residency in ophthalmology at the University of Virginia.

Dr. Orr began practicing locally in 1984. He has completed over 40,000 cataract and related procedures since. Dr. Orr was one of the first surgeons in the Midwest to use advanced cataract surgery techniques such as "no shot and no patch" cataract surgery, which allows for almost instant improvement in the patient's vision. Dr. Orr also specializes in using laser treatment at the time of cataract surgery to treat glaucoma.

Dr. Orr offers consultations at the Indianapolis and Lafayette offices.

Watch Dr. Orr perform modern cataract surgery

Watch Dr. Orr perform ECP laser for glaucoma


  • Refractive Cataract Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Board Certified, American Board of Ophthalmology
  • Fellow, American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Member, American Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgery
  • Member, Indiana State Medical Association
  • Member, Marion County Medical Association
  • Recipient, VISX award for top Refractive Surgeons

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