Andrew Burkhart, O.D.
Dr. Burkhart is a second-generation optometrist who was born and raised in Kokomo. He is a 1989 graduate of Taylor High School. He attended IU Bloomington, graduating in 1993 with a B.A. in Biology, then was accepted into the prestigious Indiana University School of Optometry, graduating with a Doctorate in Optometry degree in 1997. During optometry school, he interned at Keesler AFB Medical Center in Biloxi, MS, Faust/Gelvin Eye Center in Marion, IN, IU-Indianapolis Eye Care Center, and IU Atwater Eye Care Center in Bloomington.
Dr. Burkhart is a member of the American Optometric Association (AOA), the Indiana Optometric Association (IOA), and the Wabash Valley Optometric Society. He has volunteered his time serving his optometric colleagues as a member of the Board of Trustees of the IOA. He is a lifelong South Side Christian Church member in Kokomo, serving as a deacon and elder.
His wife Krista, a Tipton County native, is an IU-Bloomington School of Education graduate and a teacher at Taylor Elementary School. They have three children, Karlie, Cassidy, and Alex. He is a fan of all sports, especially local high school sports, and also spends time cheering on the Colts, the Pacers, and the Cincinnati Reds, and is a big fan of IndyCar racing and the Indy 500.