Robert Hoffert, OD

Rob Hoffert, OD, graduated from North Central College in Naperville, IL with a B.A. in Biology. He attended Pennsylvania College of Optometry (PCO), a school well-known for its long standing history for excellence in modern optometry.

While attending PCO, Dr. Hoffert received various clinical honors as well as a Presidential scholarship and the H.L. Goldberger Memorial scholarship for academic performance. He graduated from PCO with a B.S. in Visual Sciences and a Doctorate of Optometry. He completed several internships including: a medical optometry rotation at Kirk Eye Center in River Forest, IL; a visual rehabilitation rotation at the Feinbloom Visual Rehabilitation Center in Philadelphia, PA; a contact lens rotation at Burrell Family Eye Care in Norristown, PA; a medical optometry rotation at Thomas Retinal Eye Specialist in Norristown, PA; and an extended medical Optometry rotation at the William Jennings Bryan Dorn Veterans Hospital in Columbia, SC.

Dr. Hoffert worked as a licensed optometrist at Brenart Eye Clinic in Yorkville, one of the largest optometric clinics in Illinois, before joining the St. Luke’s family. In his new role, he is working as a support optometrist to Dr. Pit Gills, as well as building a clinical practice of his own. He is also currently a member of the American Optometric Association.

He and his wife Crystal, who is also an OD at St. Luke’s, moved to Florida in 2015 from Illinois. The couple has a young daughter named Laila. In his spare time, Rob enjoys spending time with his family, golfing, and cheering for Chicago sports teams.