Robert 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. 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.
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.