The Cataract Institute at New Vision Eye Center Staff

The Cataract Institute Team

Our team of doctors are Board Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology, Members of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the Florida Medical Association, the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, and the Indian River County Medical Society. Both Dr. Minotty and Dr. Tate are honored to serve as Clinical Assistant Professors at Florida State University College of Medicine.

Our clinic technicians are certified by the Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology (JCAHPO)

Paul V. Minotty, M.D., FACS

President, New Vision Eye Center

Paul V. Minotty, M.D., FACS

A graduate of the Johns Hopkins University, Paul V. Minotty, M.D., earned his medical degree at the University of Miami School of Medicine in 1976. His post graduate training began as an intern at University of Miami Affiliated Hospitals. He then completed a residency in Ophthalmology at The Greater Baltimore Medical Center in Maryland and was Chief Resident there until 1980.

Dr. Minotty provides custom cataract surgery, near vision lenses, general ophthalmology, and glaucoma treatment.

He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a Diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology. In 2009, Dr. Minotty founded New Vision Eye Center, Vero Beach, Florida, in an effort to develop a practice dedicated to personal and customized patient care. Dr. Minotty and his wife Denise have two daughters and reside in Vero Beach.

Stephen M. Tate, M.D.

Board Certified

Stephen M. Tate, M.D.

Stephen M. Tate, M.D., joined the staff of New Vision Eye Center in October of 2009. Dr. Tate provides custom cataract surgery, anterior segment surgery, glaucoma surgery, and general ophthalmic care.

Dr. Tate graduated from West Virginia University School of Medicine in 2003, receiving honors in nearly every one of his clinical clerkships. After completing an internship at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus, OH, where he received the prestigious Power of One Award for Patient Satisfaction, he returned to West Virginia University Eye Institute to complete his training in ophthalmology, where he excelled in intraocular surgery.

Formerly with Galloway Eye Center in South Carolina, Dr. Tate has close family ties to the established Vero Beach medical community. Dr. Tate is Board Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology, a member of the Indian River County Medical Society, and the Florida Medical Association. Dr. Tate and his wife Cori have two daughters and reside in Vero Beach.

We are excited to offer our patients a new, well designed single story energy efficient facility with quiet access and egress located in the heart of our medical district. While this may seem to complete our New Vision, it is in fact just the next phase of our ongoing commitment to you, our valued patients and friends. We are leaders in advanced custom cataract surgery.

Our eye surgeons are ready to begin your cataract treatment plan. Please contact us to schedule your consultation today.

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