School of Medicine

Department of Ophthalmology


Austin Pharo, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology

Academic Office:

LSU Eye Center at LSU Health Sciences Center, New Orleans
533 Bolivar Street/CSRB 459
New Orleans, LA 70112
Phone: 504-568-3156
Fax: 504-568-2385

Clinical Offices:

LSU Eye Clinic at LSU HealthCare Network, New Orleans
3700 St. Charles Avenue, 6th floor
New Orleans, LA 70115
Phone: 504-412-1200
Fax: 504-899-2866
(To schedule an appointment for this clinic only, you may use the link below.)

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LSU Eye Clinic at University Medical Center, New Orleans
2000 Canal Street/Clinic Building, 3rd Floor
New Orleans, LA 70112
Phone: 504-702-3950
Fax:  504-702-4425

LSU Eye Clinic at Our Lady of the Angels Hospital, Bogalusa
433 Plaza Street, 2nd floor
Bogalusa, LA 70427
Phone: 985-730-7209
Fax: 985-730-7195

LSU Eye Clinic at University Hospitals and Clinics, Lafayette
401 St. Julien Avenue
Lafayette, LA 70506
Phone: 337-262-2500
Fax: 337-262-2506

LSU Eye Clinic at Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center, Baton Rouge
9032 Perkins Road
Baton Rouge, LA 70810
Phone: 225-768-5842
Fax: 225-354-2075


BS (Biology)
Spring Hill College, Mobile, AL

LSU Health Sciences Center,New Orleans, LA


Internship in Internal Medicine
Ochsner Clinic Foundation, New Orleans, LA

Residency in Ophthalmology
LSU Eye Center/Ochsner Clinic Foundation, New Orleans, LA 

Fellowship in Ophthalmic Plastics
Consultants in Ophthalmic and Facial Plastic Surgery, Detroit, MI

Clinical Interests

Occulofacial plastic and reconstructive surgery

Additional Information

Board Certification:

American Board of Ophthalmology 


American Medical Association
Louisiana State Medical Society
American Academy of Ophthalmology
Benign Essential Blepharospasm Research Foundation
American Society of Oculoplastic and Reconstructive Surgery