A well-respected local ophthalmologist, Dr. Ira Younger,
has joined Dearborn County Hospital’s network of
hospital owned physician practices. Dr. Younger, who
has offices in both Lawrenceburg and Batesville, has
been an integral part of the area’s medical community
“I am extremely pleased to be part of Dearborn County
Hospital’s physician network,” stated Dr. Younger. “On
a day to day basis, I believe that the best medical care
is that which is provided locally, so I am very happy to
be a part of this community’s physician group.
“All of my procedures are performed in my Lawrenceburg
or Batesville offices or at Dearborn County or Margaret
Mary Community Hospitals. Patients appreciate receiving
quality care close to home where they feel comfortable
and where they can set their own agenda and pace for the
day,” he added. “Some of my patients have been with me
for almost 17 years and I appreciate the trust they have
in me to care for themselves and their loved ones.”
Board Certified in Ophthalmology, Dr. Younger provides
both routine and specialized adult and pediatric
ophthalmologic care including treatment for glaucoma and
diabetic eye care. Procedures include no stitch cataract
surgery, laser scanning and laser treatment for glaucoma
and diabetic eye disease.
Having received his undergraduate degree from the
University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, Dr. Younger
earned his Medical Degree from the University of
Minnesota Medical School in Minneapolis. He then
completed an internship program at Hennepin County
Medical Center, also in Minneapolis, and a Residency in
Ophthalmology at the University of California at Irvine
followed by a Fellowship in Oculoplastic Surgery at
Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia.
Dr. Younger is a member of the American Medical
Association and the American Academy of Ophthalmology.
New patients are always welcome. Appointments may be
made with Dr. Younger’s Lawrenceburg office by calling
812/539-1888 or the Batesville location at
812/933-1888. Also, both offices may be reached by
calling his toll free number at 888/557-2020. Dr.
Younger’s Lawrenceburg office is located in the DCH
Professional Building at 606 Wilson Creek Road, Suite
320, and his Batesville office is at 374 Northside
Drive, Suite 4.
Dearborn County Hospital’s network of hospital owned
physician practices, Health Services Corporation of
Southeastern Indiana, is comprised of 32 physicians and
one midwife located in 14 practices throughout
Southeastern Indiana and Harrison, Ohio. Areas of
primary and specialist care include Family Medicine,
Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine/Pediatrics,
Pediatrics, Internal Medicine/Pulmonology/Critical Care
Medicine, Obstetrics/Gynecology, Ophthalmology, Urology,
Dermatology, General-Vascular-Thoracic Surgery and
Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine.
For more information on Health Services Corporation of
Southeastern Indiana physicians, please call
812/537-8300 or 800/676-5572, ext. 8300.