St. Luke’s was founded in 1968 by Dr. James P. Gills. In 1974, Dr. Gills’ practice at St. Luke’s Cataract & Laser Institute became the first practice in the United States dedicated solely to cataract treatment through the use of intraocular lenses. St. Luke’s surgeons became widely regarded as authorities in the treatment of many types of eye conditions. Today, led by Pit Gills, MD, St. Luke’s continues the legacy of innovation, thoughtful adoption of new technologies, and an unsurpassed commitment to patient care.
In addition to cataract surgery, our board-certified physicians provide expertise in the full range of ophthalmic care and surgical procedures including:
In addition to the treatment of eyes, St. Luke’s offers:
St. Luke’s main location is in Tarpon Springs. Our 78,000-square-foot facility houses our full service, state-of-the-art equipped ophthalmology clinic, and an AAAHC accredited ambulatory surgery center with six operating rooms, 2 laser treatment rooms and a 12-bed recovery area, making it one of the largest freestanding ambulatory eye care centers in the United States. St. Luke’s serves patients in eight locations throughout the state of Florida including Tampa, St. Petersburg, Clearwater, Spring Hill, Wesley Chapel (coming Spring 2023), and The Villages.
We proudly serve patients at our eye clinics in Tarpon Springs, Tampa, St. Petersburg, Clearwater, Spring Hill, and in The Villages at Lake Sumter Landing, Brownwood and coming to Wesley Chapel in Spring 2023. 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.