Louis B. Cantor


Titled Professor (2019)
Jay C. & Lucile L. Kahn Professor Emeritus of Glaucoma Research and Education
Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)
School of Medicine


Louis B. Cantor, M.D. is a Professor at the Indiana University School of Medicine and Director of the Glaucoma Service. He completed his undergraduate and graduate medical education at Indiana University and was an Ophthalmology Resident at Indiana University, graduating in 1984. In 1985, he completed his glaucoma fellowship at Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia under the direction of George L. Spaeth, M.D. Since 1996 Dr. Cantor has served as the Ophthalmology Residency Program Director at the Indiana University School of Medicine.

Dr. Cantor is an attending physician at several Indianapolis area hospitals, including Clarian Health Systems, Indiana University and Riley Hospitals, Wishard Memorial Hospital, and the Roudebush Veterans Administration Hospital. Dr. Cantor, is a member and past President of the Indiana Academy of Ophthalmology, a past President of the Spaeth Glaucoma Fellow Society, past President of the Indianapolis Ophthalmological Society, past Treasurer of the American Glaucoma Society, current Chairman of the Medical Advisory Board for Prevent Blindness Indiana, and President of the Glaucoma Research and Education Foundation, Inc.

Dr. Cantor serves on the Editorial Review Board for the American Journal of Ophthalmology and has been an invited reviewer for Ophthalmology, American Journal of Ophthalmology, Archives of Ophthalmology, Clinical Therapeutics, Glaucoma, and other medical journals.

Dr. Cantor is a frequent invited lecturer and has presented named lectureships in Indianapolis and Chicago. He is a recipient of multiple grants and has published over 100 abstracts and 70 peer reviewed publications