Meet Our Team

Vitreo-Retinal Consultants are a group of fellowship-trained retinal specialists who provide state-of-the-art care for retinal diseases including Diabetic Retinopathy, Macular Degeneration and Retinal Detachment.

We are proud to have a staff committed to high quality care. If you need to get in touch with our office managers or administration, please call one of our four locations and ask for their name.

Nurse Managers

Kathy Huff, CNOR, RNFA

Clinical Director and Hermitage Office Manager

Stacey Nichols

Youngstown/Canfield Office Manager, Ophthalmic Surgical Assistant

Taryn Jeffers, BSN, RN

Mentor/Painesville Office Manager


Ann Klinefelter

Scheduling Coordinator

Jackie LoPresti

Marketing/Physician Relations Manager

Kathy Weekley

Operations-Business Administration Coordinator

Maria Jakab

Financial Analyst

Tara Conley

Patient Account Manager

What our Patients are Saying

"I appreciated Doctor Conti and staff to see me as an add-on. And the Doctor set out a clear plan for surgery after effectively diagnosing. I will not go blind!  Thank you"
~ Susan Rosier, June 2020

"They took wonderful care of me today.. YES I recommend them!" 
~ Robert Wienhold., April 2020

"Very Professional & takes time to talk to you and explains everything! Staff is very friendly! Easy to talk to them! Dr. Gersman BEST surgeon Ever!! Love them all! BEST DAY ever for me because I can see after 1 month since surgery!!"
Susan Mani, August 2020

"The staff here at the Canfield office are so very kind, the aura when you walk in is so friendly. Dr. Kaufman, is overwhelming, he actually made me feel so relaxed with having the procedure. Thank You All for the beautiful energy All of You give off.!!!!"
~ Laura Clunen, June 2020