Our Staff

Lynne

Lynne, Office Manager

Lynne joined New Tampa Eye Institute in May of 2015. Born and raised here in the Tampa Bay Area she recently moved back to the area from Savannah, Georgia with her husband after he completed his military career with the United States Army. Lynne comes to us with over 15 years experience in healthcare. Her experiences cover the full facet of private medical practice ranging from clinical to management. Lynne's main goal as the Office Manager for New Tampa Eye Institute is to ensure that our patients receive quality service, compassion and understanding while they undergo medical treatment. Lynne ensures that the staff has the support they need to effectively and efficiently maintain a warm and friendly environment. When away from the office, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends in the Florida sunshine. She loves baseball and can be found cheering on the Tampa Bay Rays.

Conny

Conny, Lead Ophthalmic Assistant

Conny joined New Tampa Eye Institute in April of 2017. She was born raised in Berlin, Germany. She moved to Florida in May of 2007. Conny has been working in the medical field all her life. In 2009 Conny obtained her COA and has been working in the field of ophthalmology ever since. Conny's knowledge and experience in this field is a welcome addition to the New Tampa Eye Institute family. In her spare time she enjoys outdoor activities with her husband.

Heidi

Heidi, Ophthalmic Assistant

Heidi joined New Tampa Eye Institute in November of 2017. Heidi was born in New York, NY. She moved to Florida in 2006. Heidi has been working in the field of ophthalmology since 1988. She obtained her COA in 1990. She has experience in cataracts, glaucoma, retina, and oculoplastics. Heidi enjoys educating and helping patients with understanding and expectations. During her free time she enjoys traveling and playing tennis.

Mindi

Mindi, Ophthalmic Assistant

Mindi was born in Cleveland, Ohio. She moved to Tampa in 2017. Mindi has been working in the field of ophthalmology since 1979. She is certified as an Ophthalmic Assistant. She has experience in cataracts, glaucoma, retina. Mindi works hard with providing patients with outstanding patient care. During her free time she enjoys singing and enjoys nurturing her garden.

Melissa

Melissa, Ophthalmic Assistant

Melissa joined New Tampa Eye Institute in October of 2012. Melissa was born and raised on Long Island, NY and moved to Florida with her daughter in September of 2012. Melissa obtained her Associates Degree in Diagnostic Medical Sonography and has over four years of experience in Ophthalmology. Melissa promotes the family oriented environment that is New Tampa Eye Institute on a daily basis. Melissa enjoys reading, art museums, and traveling with her family.

Markeeta

Markeeta, Ophthalmic Assistant

Markeeta joined New Tampa Eye Institute in June of 2015. Born in St. Petersburg, Florida she moved to Pasco county in 2012. Markeeta has been working in the field of ophthalmology since 2012. She obtained her certification as an Ophthalmic Assistant in February of 2015. She has experience in cataracts, glaucoma, retina, and oculoplastics. She Graduated with an Associates degree in Science and Surgical Technology from Keiser College in 2011. Markeeta enjoys providing our patients with outstanding patient care. During her free time she enjoys going to theme parks and spending quality time with her family.

zuly

Zuly, Ophthalmic Assistant

Zuly joined New Tampa Eye Institute in August of 2017. Zuly was born in Guatemala. She moved to Florida when she was 10 years old. Zuly has been working in the field of ophthalmology since 2007. She obtained her certification COA in 2013. She has experience in cataracts, glaucoma, retina, and oculoplastics. Zuly enjoys educating and comforting patients with her caring personality and knowledge. During her free time she enjoys traveling and photography.

Debbie

Debbie, Patient Services Representative

Debbie joined New Tampa Eye Institute in August of 2017. Debbie was born and raised in Tampa, FL. She has worked in Ophthalmology for over 20 years. Debbie is known for friendliness and smiley personality. In her free time Debbie enjoys camping, boating and spending time with her 15 grandchildren.

Kelly

Kelly, Patient Services Representative

Kelly joined New Tampa Eye Institute in August of 2015. Kelly was born and raised in Tampa, FL. She has worked in Ophthalmology for over 5 yrs. Kelly's philosophy is to treat others as you would like to be treated therefor she provides the highest level of customer service to all our patients. In her free time Kelly enjoys playing softball and spending quality time with her loving family and her two precious dogs.

Wanda

Wanda, Patient Services Representative

Wanda joined New Tampa Eye Institute in June of 2017. Born and raised in Chicago, Illinois she moved to Florida with her family in 2007. Wanda comes to us with one year experience working as Service Coordinator. Wanda completed her Associates Degree in Liberal Arts and is currently working towards her Bachelors in education. Wanda is bilingual in both English and Spanish. Wanda truly enjoys working with and helping people, she greets everyone with a positive attitude and smile. In her spare time she enjoys traveling and painting.