Our Staff

Our Staff
Dr. Thomas G. Ward
Dr. Thomas G. Ward

Dr. Thomas G. Ward is a board certified ophthalmologist and a fellowship trained retina specialist. Dr. Ward completed his fellowship with Associate Retina Consultants in Detroit, and was a staff physician at Kresge Eye Institute. He has served as Chief of Surgery at Oak Hill Hospital, and on the Board of Directors of All Saints Surgery Center. In addition, Dr. Ward has served on the Board of Examiners for the College of Ophthalmology, and taught as an associate professor at Nova Southeastern and University of South Florida.

Dr. Marguerite Kohlhepp
Dr. Marguerite Kohlhepp

Dr. Marguerite Kohlhepp is a board certified ophthalmologist and a fellowship trained retina specialist. Dr. Kohlhepp received her training at Yeshiva University and the University of Nebraska, Omaha. She is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Medical Association, and the Pasco County Medical Society.

Karen Valdez
Karen Valdez
Office Manager, COE, COT, OCS

Karen Valdez has been the Practice Manager for Vitreo Retinal Surgeons since 1991. Mrs. Valdez is a Certified Ophthalmic Technician, Certified Medical Coder, and a Certified Ophthalmic Executive. She manages every aspect of the Practice.

Stacy Adams
Stacy Adams
Billing and Surgery Scheduling, COA, OCS

Stacy Adams began working for the practice in 1996 as an Ophthalmic Technician assisting in surgery. In 2000, Ms. Adams transitioned to the Accounts Receivable department. She also became a certified coder and is the Surgical Coordinator for the practice.