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Mihalik, Barbara

Barbara Mihalik, OD
Optometry Division
Assistant Clinical Professor


Specialty/Research Interests
Hereditary retinopathies (retinitis pigmentosa, cone-rod dystrophies, etc.), diabetic retinopathy, sickle cell retinopathy, plaquenil screenings, and other retinal disease; comprehensive exams


  • BS - Biology - The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
  • OD - The Ohio State University College of Optometry


One of the newest optometrists to join The Havener Eye Institute, Dr. Mihalik currently has clinic five days a week.

Dr. Mihalik grew up in the small rural town of Lynchburg, OH before attending The Ohio State University. Dr. Mihalik was a member of the Beta Sigma Kappa honors fraternity and graduated Cum Laude from the OSU College of Optometry before completing a residency under retinal ophthalmologist Matthew Ohr, MD.  Dr. Mihalik is a current member of the American Optometric Association (AOA), Ohio Optometric Association (OOA), and the American Academy of Optometry (AAO).

She works in conjunction with Dr. Ohr and the other retinal specialists at the Havener Eye Institute. Dr. Mihalik is involved in multiple clinical trials including CHROMA/SPECTRI, SOLARIS, SCORE2, SEQUOIA, and AVENUE. She also gave a case presentation at the past Academy of Optometry meeting titled "Retinal Vasculitis Leading to a Diagnosis of Neurosyphilis." In fall of 2016, Dr. Mihalik participated in a mission trip to the Hogar Casa Luz orphanage in Ayacucho, Peru to provide care to the children.

Contact Information

E-mail: Barbara.Mihalik@osumc.edu

OSU Phone: (614) 293-8116
OSU Fax: (614) 293-5315
OSU Address: 915 Olentangy River Rd, Columbus, OH 43212

Dublin Phone: (614) 761-7000
Dublin Fax: (614) 761-7530

Dublin Address: 6435 Post Rd, Dublin, OH 43017