Who We Are
We are a team of retinologists, sub-specialty trained Ophthalmologists that treat medical and surgical conditions of the retina and vitreous. We provide comprehensive care of age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, retinal detachment, inherited retinal disease, uveitis and many other retina-related eye diseases.
Our practice was founded in 1995 by Ramana Moorthy and James Fountain with the goal of providing world-class retina care to patients in central Indiana. Over the years, the practice has grown but we continue to pride ourselves on delivering the best care with the highest levels of knowledge, skill and compassion.
Welcome, Dr. Singh!
We are excited to announce that Dr. Rita Singh is joining our practice! Dr. Singh is an experienced retinal specialist who has been practicing in central Indiana for the last 20 years.
Dr. Singh is an Indiana native who grew up in Marion, Indiana. She did her undergraduate degree at Duke University in North Carolina. She attended medical school at Indiana University and completed her ophthalmology residency and retina fellowship at the University of Michigan.
She will be seeing patients in our Muncie and Carmel locations starting in January 2024. She is contracted with all major insurance carriers.
“I am passionate about treating retinal disease, educating patients about their disease process, and bringing the highest quality care to my patients.”
We are looking forward to having Dr. Singh join the AVRUC team!
Dr. Rita Singh – Retinal Specialist
Welcome, Dr. Giuliari!
We are excited to announce the arrival of a new Retinal Specialist, Dr. Gian Paolo Giuliari. With over 20 years’ experience and expertise in the field, Dr. Giuliari is a highly regarded and accomplished practitioner in his profession.
Dr. Giuliari completed his medical school in Caracas, Venezuela, and has worked around the world. He completed residency training in Santo Domingo (DR), retina fellowship with Victor Gonzalez in McAllen, Texas; uveitis fellowship with Dr. C. Stephen Foster at the Massachusetts Eye Research and Surgery Institution (MERSI) in Boston; and ocular oncology fellowship with Rand Simpson at Princess Margaret Hospital of the University of Toronto. Most recently, he has been practicing in Atlanta.
Dr. Giuliari is contracted with all major insurance plans and will begin seeing patients on August 1 st . He will be available for appointments Monday through Friday in both Carmel and Avon (opening soon). We are proud to have him be part of our team and look forward to providing excellent care to you, our valued patients.
Dr. Gian Paolo Giuliari – Retinal Specialist
We are dedicated to the enhancement and preservation of vision for patients with diseases of the retina, vitreous, and uvea.
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