Doctor & Staff

Get to know Dr. Gibbs & Staff

Dr. Kara Gibbs, O.D.

Dr. Gibbs is a life-long area native graduating from Panama Central School.She received a Bachelors Degree in Biology from Saint Francis University in 2000 and then attended The Ohio State University College of Optometry, where she earned the Doctor of Optometry (OD) degree in 2004.

Since graduating, Dr. Gibbs has worked in several area practices. To better serve the needs […]

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Julie – Apprentice Optician

Julie joined our team in January 2018 after moving back home to New York from Dallas, Texas. An experienced Optician in Texas, Julie has begun her Apprentice program to become a licensed Optician in New York. She loves working with patients regardless of age or vision issue.

Julie studied Art at Brevard College in North Carolina and Business at […]

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Jennifer – Patient Care Coordinator

Jennifer is a Syracuse, NY native who came to Jamestown in 2012. Her and her husband, Adriano, enjoy cooking together as well as being outside and biking in the Summer time. They also have an energetic Pomeranian named Flynn who keeps them on their toes. Jennifer has been with Southern Tier Optometry since January 2017 as our Patient Care Coordinator.

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Sarah – Office Manager and Vision Therapist

Sarah has been with our office since October of 2016 after moving back to New York from Arizona. A resident of Lakewood, she enjoys spending her time in the Summer on the lake or in the pool, or enjoying a concert. She loves to travel and spend time with her family and friends. Sarah is an avid reader and loves […]

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Jessica – Billing Manager

Jessica has been with us since 2016. She and her husband live in Kennedy, NY with their menagerie of children and pets. In the summer, they love camping as a family, and are taking up bee-keeping as a hobby. Jessica is also passionate about raising awareness of Coffin-Siri’s Syndrome, the rare genetic disorder effecting her oldest son.

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