World Class Care
We have not forgotten that a warm smiling face, careful listening, a sincere handshake, or even a soft hug is more important than high technology. We are in the people business, and our entire staff has been selected and trained to treat every patient with dignity and respect.
Continuing education is a requirement for all of our professional staff. In addition to our three ophthalmologists and three optometrists, the team of employees we have selected to serve you consists of registered nurses, surgical nursing assistants, operating room technicians, ophthalmic photographers, ophthalmic technicians, and ophthalmic assistants — all of whom may be certified by their respective associations. We are also proud of the business office staff working behind the scenes to coordinate all aspects of your visits with us. In all, we have a staff of over seventy-five ready to serve you.
R. Daniel Grossman, M.D.
Dr. Grossman was born in Baltimore, MD, and raised here in Bloomington, IN. He attended Indiana University where he played quarterback and linebacker for the Hoosiers from 1970-1972. After graduating from IU School of Medicine, he completed his residency in ophthalmology at Baylor College of Medicine and founded this practice in 1980, specializing in the treatment of cataracts. He is one of the most experienced cataract surgeons in the country, having performed over 42,000 cataract and cataract-related laser procedures. His results continue to be excellent.
Dr. Grossman has long been recognized as a key figure in local healthcare developments. He has been associated with bringing laser eye surgery to Bloomington (1985,1990), developing the area’s first single specialty surgical center (The Eye Center of Southern Indiana and Bloomington Surgery Center, 1990), initiating The Southern Indiana Surgery Center and Campus (1991), Precision Healthcare (1993), and Unity Physician Group (1996).
Dr. Grossman’s passions outside of The Eye Center are his family and sports. He and his wife, Maureen, enjoy spending time with their children and grandchildren, Rex and Alison Grossman, Amy, Brad, Bonnie, Ella, and Cal Bostic, and Ashley, Alex, Cooper, Noah, and Francesca Fox.
Chad E. Huck, O.D.
Born and raised in Indianapolis, Dr. Huck attended Indiana University from 1977-1985, where he played quarterback for the Hoosiers. During his final year of school at Indiana University’s School of Optometry (1984), Dr. Huck joined Dr. Grossman’s practice, which allowed Dr. Grossman to continue his specialty interest in cataract surgery. Dr. Huck became board certified in the developing field of medical optometry, which focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of eye disease with emphasis on the pre/post-surgical treatment of cataract patients.
During his thirty-year career at The Eye Center, Dr. Huck has been intimately involved with the clinical components of cataract surgery which has evolved into a menu of highly technical options. Most of his day is spent evaluating and counseling people about which option may be best for them. He also serves as Clinic Director which involves managing the clinical protocols, surgical planning, and employees of the practice.
Part of Dr. Huck’s role at The Eye Center has been to help coordinate between our patients’ hometown eye doctors and the eye surgeon through co-management of post-operative surgical care. In addition to this, he serves as an adjunct faculty member for Indiana University School of Optometry. Dr. Huck is married to Dr. Patricia Henderson, who is also an optometrist for Indiana University’s School of Optometry. They have two children, Andrew and Elizabeth. Dr. Huck enjoys woodworking and golf.
Steven E. Holbrook, O.D.
Dr. Holbrook is a native of Hammond, Indiana. After attending Indiana University for his undergraduate degree, he completed the Indiana University School of Optometry program in 1985. He then accepted an offer to do post-graduate study for the next two and a half years at the world-renowned Bascom Palmer Eye Institute in Miami, FL. During this time, Dr. Holbrook had the unique opportunity to train under some of the most prestigious optometrists and ophthalmologists in the world studying advanced ocular disease along with medical and surgical treatment of the eye.
Through this experience, he co-founded an advanced eye care center in Miami which, over nine years’ time, eventually became one of the largest eye care centers in the south Florida area. Even with his tremendous success, Dr. Holbrook and his wife longed to return home. He came to The Eye Center of Southern Indiana in 1997 where he works as a key partner in providing quality medical eye care including cataract, glaucoma, macular degeneration, diabetes, and refractive surgery services. He also enjoys providing second opinions for patients struggling with difficult eye problems.
Warren J. Chang, M.D.
Dr. Chang was raised here in Bloomington. After graduating from Bloomington High School South, he earned a degree in biochemistry from Indiana University. His medical degree was received from Harvard Medical School, and he went on to complete his ophthalmology residency at Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia, one of the most highly-regarded eye institutions in the country. He then completed a two-year fellowship in eyelid and eye socket reconstructive surgery at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute in Miami, Florida.
After two years in private practice on the East Coast, Dr. Chang returned home to Bloomington in April 2000 to join The Eye Center team of physicians. Having trained in three of the very best medical programs in the country, Dr. Chang truly lends a world-class reputation to The Eye Center of Southern Indiana. Dr. Chang’s clinical and surgical interests are diverse. Although he is uniquely well-skilled in eyelid and eye socket surgery (Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery), he performs many other surgical procedures including many types of laser, glaucoma, and cataract surgery.
Joseph M. Mackey, M.D.
Dr. Mackey was born and raised in Bloomington. During his high school years at Bloomington High School South, he was an accomplished athlete. He graduated with honors from Indiana University with a Bachelor’s degree in biology and a minor in psychology. He received his medical degree, with honors, from the Indiana University Medical School. Dr. Mackey went on to complete his ophthalmology residency at the University of Florida in Gainesville.
As a board-certified ophthalmologist, Dr. Mackey treats a broad range of ocular diseases including glaucoma, macular degeneration, diabetic eye disease, and dry eye. Although he performs many ophthalmic procedures, Dr. Mackey specializes in anterior segment surgery including cataract surgery and LASIK. To date he has performed over 10,000 ocular procedures at The Eye Center Of Southern Indiana. Dr. Mackey was also one of the first surgeons in Indiana to perform LenSx laser assisted cataract surgery. He is fully dedicated to providing the safest and most advanced treatment options for his patients.
Jason P. Gray, O.D.
Dr. Gray was born and raised in Princeton, Kentucky, a small, close-knit community in Western Kentucky. He attended Murray State University earning his Bachelor of Science degree in biology with a minor in chemistry. Upon graduation, Dr. Gray was accepted into the Indiana University School of Optometry where he received his Doctor of Optometry degree in 2007. After graduating from optometry school, he completed a residency with special interest in ocular disease management.
He is a member of the Fellowship of Christian Optometrists, American Optometric Association (AOA), and the Indiana Optometric Association (IOA). At The Eye Center, Dr. Gray specializes in pre and post operative cataract patient care, routine eye care, and pre and post operative LASIK patient care.
Dr. Gray is married to Dr. Kate Gray, who is also an optometrist in Bloomington and together they have three children, Parker, Joseph, and Kathryn. Dr. Gray enjoys spending time with his family and being outdoors fishing, hiking, or playing sports.