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Bay Area Eye Institute. Eye doctors in Tampa Bay, FloridaAbout Bay Area Eye Institute

Here at Bay Area Eye Institute, we understand that there are many ophthalmologists and optometrists in the Tampa bay area to choose from.

Our practice focuses on patient satisfaction. The philosophy is to put the patient first, provide physical and emotional comfort, and strive for the highest care possible. Your time and comfort are paramount. We feel that patient education is an important aspect of your treatment and will take the time to explain your ocular conditions.

Appointments may be made by phone or by email and are usually available within 2-3 days. Emergencies can often be scheduled the same day. For routine questions and medication refills we can be reached either by phone, email or through the contact form on our website.

Our office employs state-of-the-art technology for all your eye care. We utilize state-of-the-art surgical techniques and technology for cataract, cornea transplantation, and glaucoma and eyelid surgery.

We offer the latest astigmatic and presbyopia correcting intraocular lenses which can reduce or eliminate the need for glasses following cataract surgery.

The doctors of Bay Area Eye Institute

Craig Berger, MD

Craig Berger, MD

Board-certified Ophthalmologist / Surgeon

Craig Berger, MD opened the Bay Area Eye Institute in 2007, specializing in the treatment of Dry Eye Disease, Cataract and Cornea Transplant surgery.

Lisa S. Gamell, MD

Lisa S. Gamell, MD

Board-certified Ophthalmic Surgeon

Dr. Lisa S. Gamell is Board Certified Ophthalmic Surgeon specializing in the treatment of Glaucoma, Cataracts, and Anterior Segment Diseases.

Diane E. Kerris, OD

Diane E. Kerris, OD

Optometric Physician

Dr. Diane E. Kerris has been practicing optometry for over two decades. She is a Salus University (formerly Pennsylvania College of Optometry) and Gannon University graduate who has focused her entire career right here in the Tampa Bay area.

Office Location

Telephone: (813) 265-6940

North Tampa Office

Meet the team members at Bay Area Eye Institute