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Whipple Eye Center

Comprehensive Eye Care in Avon, Indiana

Phone: 317.272.2020  I  Fax: 317.272.6544

8244 E. US 36, Suite 200 Avon, IN 46123


Monday – Thursday: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Friday: 7:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Meet Your Physicians

Daniel R. Whipple, MD

Dr. Whipple is a native Hoosier who grew up on the northwest side of Indianapolis, where he graduated from Pike High School. He attended Indiana University, graduating with highest distinction with a double major in biology and chemistry. While at Indiana, he was elected to the Phi Beta Kappa Society.

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Elise H. Smith, OD

Dr. Elise Smith grew up and still lives in Plainfield. After graduating from Plainfield High School she attended Indiana University for undergraduate training prior to entering the distinguished Indiana University School of Optometry where she received her degree in 1997.



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Robert A. McPike, OD

Dr. Robert McPike grew up in Avon where he excelled in baseball and academics, graduating with honors from Avon High School in 2008. He then attended DePauw University, where he was a 4-year starter in baseball. At DePauw.Dr. McPike earned a bachelor's degree as a 


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Daniel H. Spitzberg, MD

Dr. Spitzberg received his M.D. degree from IU School of Medicine. He Completed his residency and Uveitis Fellowship at IU School of Medicine Department of Ophthalmology. He is Board Certified with the American Board of Ophthalmology and the American College of Surgeons.

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We want to continue to bring you the service and care you need, even if it may look a little different than it has in the past. It really can't be said enough, your health, and the health of our employees, is our top priority. 

Welcome To

Whipple Eye Center

Welcome to the Whipple Eye Center, a leader in comprehensive eye care in Avon, Indiana. Your vision is our top priority, and we strive to provide top-notch eye care in a comfortable, professional atmosphere.



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At Whipple Eye Center, we offer state of the art surgery techniques and  treatments. Learn more about Whipple today by clicking below.


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"Could not find a better group of people! Dr. Whipple is so great and thorough at his work...and for always being so patient and kind - especially with my mom!"

- Gigi Heaton

"Doctor Whipple is the best ...Makes you feel like you're his only patient He takes time to explain and answer your questions"

- Donald Babb

"The only regret I have is that I did not find this place two years ago. Dr. Whipple is the best, he calls every one of his patients the night after their surgery...."

- Pete Baldwin



Our state-of-the-art facility offers the best technology available for all your eye care needs. Whipple's' doctors and staff are trained and skilled in the latest treatments for Cataracts (including laser cataract surgery), Refractive Laser Surgery, Diabetes, Glaucoma and Macular Degeneration to ensure you are receiving the best care possible.

We are excited to offer Refractive Laser Assisted Cataract Surgery.  Call and make an appointment to hear find out how we are using this blade less technique and advanced laser technology to provide our patients with precise results.


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