Program Director

Larry Perich, DO

Founder of The Perich Eye Center

Dr. Larry Perich is a board-certified Ophthalmologist and has practiced in the Tampa Bay area since 1983. His practice includes six medical eye center locations in the Greater Tampa Bay Area, including two well-appointed, state-of-the-art surgical facilities.

Dr. Perich has been involved in Graduate Medical Education for close to 20 years, since 2012.

Dr. Perich was born and raised in Warren, Ohio, and graduated Cum Laude from the University of Southern California with a Bachelor of Science degree in biochemistry. He earned his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from the Chicago College of Osteopathy. He completed a rotating internship at Suncoast Hospital in Largo, Florida, and his Ophthalmology Residency at Grand Rapids Osteopathic Hospital in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Dr. Perich holds Professional Memberships in the American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Optometric Association (AOA), and the American Osteopathic Colleges of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology (AOCOO).

Dr. Perich has received numerous awards, including a second-year award from Town and Country Medical Center for the highest volume outpatient surgery performed. Hillsborough County Osteopathic Medical Society Physician of the year. Recognized internationally as a leader in the field of excimer laser surgery, Dr. Perich is a notable expert in no-stitch cataract surgery and the development of new multi-focal intra ocular lens implants and cosmetic laser procedures.