Meet the Bay Area Eye Institute Team

Gina Woods

Gina Woods

Practice Administrator

Gina Woods has been in the medical field for 17 years, and has spent more than 9 of those years specializing in ophthalmology. She joined the Bay Area Eye Institute in October of 2009, and has been instrumental in the practice’s growth. Born and raised in the Tampa Bay area, Gina thrives off of being able to provide the community with the best quality of eye care.

Lisa Oliveri

Lisa Oliveri

Ophthalmic Technician & Optical Manager

Lisa Oliveri joined the Bay Area Eye Institute in June of 2015 as an Ophthalmic Technician. A native of Long Island, New York, she has more than 20 years of experience in the field of Optometry. Lisa specializes in proper frame fitting, finding the right lens, and educating patients on eye care. She is happily married, with three children who reside in New York.

Dee Garcia

Dee Garcia

Ophthalmic Technician

Dee Garcia has over 14 years of experience in Ophthalmology. She has worked in a variety of roles, always striving to provide patients with the best compassion and care. Dee is married with three children and is blessed with one grandson.

Vanessa Robinson

Vanessa Robinson

Surgical Coordinator & Ophthalmic Technician

Vanessa Robinson joined the Bay Area Eye Institute in December of 2014 as an ophthalmic technician. She has been working in the Ophthalmology field since 2008 and also has experience in surgical counseling. Vanessa has lived in the Tampa area for over 30 years, and loves spending time with her husband and three children.

Libby Stidham

Libby Stidham

Ophthalmic Technician

Libby Stidham joined Bay Area Eye Institute in Fall 2011 but left the practice to continue school and complete her Bachelor’s degree in Biology with a minor in chemistry. She has been in the field of Optometry for about 8 years and plans on continuing her education to become an Optometrist in the near future. She enjoys giving quality care to patients and strives to make the patients feel more at ease during their visit. She currently resides in Tampa, Florida with her family.