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Dr. Pit Gills leads what many consider as the most experienced cataract and refractive surgical institute in the world, St. Luke’s Cataract & Laser Institute.

St. Luke’s was founded in 1968 by Dr. James P. Gills, who pioneered many of the intraocular lens implant techniques, procedures and even applications of medicines now used by most cataract surgeons across the world.

Today, his son, Dr. Pit Gills carries on the St. Luke’s tradition of an unmatched depth of experience and the commitment to innovation with over 75,000 cataract surgeries performed, making him the most sought-after cataract surgeon in Florida over the past nine years.

Dr. Pit Gills has instilled in everyone who works at St. Luke’s a commitment to treat each patient as if they were a member of the family, asking themselves, ”What would I do if this was my mother, my brother, or my sister?” This philosophy is what has made St. Luke’s the eye care choice for generations of Florida families and individual patients from over 77 countries.

Dr. Pit Gills and Dr. James Gills

In 2018, the Gills family proudly celebrated 50 years of world-class eyecare and the renovation of our Tarpon Springs clinic. Thank you to everyone who has entrusted their eye care to St. Luke’s.

Our Locations

We proudly serve patients at our eye clinics in Tarpon Springs, Tampa, St. Petersburg, Clearwater, Spring Hill, Wesley Chapel and in The Villages at Lake Sumter Landing and Brownwood. Our philosophy is to treat those we serve as though they are a member of our own families. From the first phone call or email to the follow-up visit and beyond, we’re here to serve you. Our goal is to help preserve and optimize your vision.

43309 US Highway 19 N
Tarpon Springs, FL 34689
501 S. Fort Harrison Ave
Clearwater, FL 33756
187 Mariner Boulevard
Spring Hill, FL 34609
9400 9th Street N.
St. Petersburg, FL 33702
13303 N. Dale Mabry Highway
Tampa, FL 33618
1050 Old Camp Road, STE 230
The Villages, FL 32162
2955 Brownwood Blvd. Suite 303
The Villages, FL 32163
25232 State Road 54
Lutz, FL 33559

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