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Barbara M. Schroeder, M.D.


A born and raised Hoosier, Dr. Barbara Schroeder brings over 21 years of experience and medical expertise to her patients at Northeast Ophthalmology. An American Board of Ophthalmology certified ophthalmologist, Dr. Schroeder is an active member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, Indiana Academy of Ophthalmology and member and past president of the Fort Wayne Medical Society.

Dr. Schroeder obtained her Bachelor of Arts in French and Biology from Indiana University in Bloomington, Ind., and a Medical Degree from Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis, Ind. She continued her ophthalmology studies at West Virginia University serving as a Department of Medicine interm and afterwards completing an ophthalmology residency through Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown, W.V., with an emphasis on primary care and comprehensive ophthalmology.

Throughout her 21 years of experience Dr. Schroeder has gained recognition for her contribution and expertise in the field of ophthalmology. In both 2005 and 2008 Dr. Schroeder was named "Top Doc" by Fort Wayne Business Journal as well as "Top Doc" in 2008 by Upstate Indiana. She was named a Paul Harris Fellow by the Rotary Foundation of the Rotary Club International.

Dr. Schroeder was also named the 2009 Humanitarian Ophthalmologist of the Year by the Indiana Academy of Ophthalmology for her humanitarian work performing cataract surgeries on medical mission trips to Mexico and for donating her professional services to the Matthew 25 eye clinic.

Office Update: 

COVID 19 has challenged many of us to find a new normal and we are excited to announce the changes coming to VCO. Starting Monday, May 4 our offices will be open to serve patients. In order to maintain social distancing and provide you the best care possible, we have new extended business hours for 2020! This means our front desk is diligently working to reschedule patients to fit the doctors' new schedules. All of our doctors will now have hours at both locations! In addition, we are following careful guidelines to sanitize the office, exam rooms, and optical. We also ask that you follow the guidelines below to help keep all of our patients and employees safe and healthy. Thank you for your patience during these changes and we look forward to serving you soon!


Vision Care Ophthalmology


W. Jefferson Location: 

Monday: 7:30am - 5:30pm

Tuesday & Wednesday: 9:00am - 7:00pm

Thursday & Friday: 7:30am - 5:30pm

Lake Ave Location:

Monday - Friday 7:30am - 5:30pm


Monday to Friday - 8:00am - 5:00pm

*This location is for exams only. No optical on-site