Meet Our Eye Doctors In New Tampa and Trinity
Dr. Samuel Teske
Doctor of Optometry
Dr. Samuel Teske is a TPA/DPA certified optometric physician certified in the examination, diagnosis and medical treatment of vision correction and ocular disease. Dr. Teske grew up in North Platte, Nebraska and graduated from Nebraska Wesleyan University in 1997. Dr. Teske then attended Illinois College of Optometry in Chicago, Illinois which he graduated in 2001. Dr. Teske received honors in ocular disease, pediatrics, contact lenses, geriatrics / low vision and primary care internships.Dr. Teske has completed more specialty training in his field than most eye doctors in Tampa. His clinical training includes Bay Pines VA Hospital, The Illinois Eye Institute, The Omaha Eye Institute and the Ehrling Bergquist Ophthalmology Department. The majority of his training was performed at The Illinois Eye Institute, a clinic affiliated with the University of Chicago. Dr. Teske has been a member of the American Optometric Association since 1997 and a member of the Florida Optometric Association since 2002. Dr. Teske has established his practice for many years and is considered one of the leading eye doctors in Tampa.
Dr. Iris Matsukado
Doctor of Optometry
Born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii, Dr. Iris Matsukado received her B.S. in mathematics from Creighton University in Omaha, NE and B.S.V.S. from the Illinois College of Optometry. Graduating in 1992, she received an award in excellence in Contact Lenses. Her clinical training includes Primary Care and Contact Lenses at The Illinois Eye Institute, Sidney Hillman Health Center, Great Lakes Naval Training Center and a Residency in Pediatrics and Binocular Vision at the Illinois Eye Institute in Chicago, IL. She joined the staff at the Illinois College of Optometry as an Instructor of Optometry in Cornea and Specialty Contact Lenses for another year until she had an opportunity to work with the Toronto Blue Jays and the Dunedin Blue Jays. Dr. Matsukado has maintained continuous active membership in the American Optometric Association since 1992 and the Florida Optometric Association since 1994. She is also an active member of the AOA Sports Vision Section. When not in the office, Dr. Matsukado enjoys AAU Karate competition as an Advanced Competitor and gives back to the sport as a State and National Referee and Jr. Olympic coach.
Dr. Michelle Quinn
Dr. Michelle J Quinn, OD, is the Optometry Specialist in our New Tampa office. She specializes in hard to fit contact lenses. She attended and graduated with honors from Ohio State University (Go Buckeyes) - College Of Optometry in 2011. Dr. Michelle J Quinn also enjoys racing in her spare time.
Dr Jaime Santeramo
Dr Santeramo is a primary care optometrist, who enjoys working with children as well as adults specializing in contact lenses. Prior to becoming an optometrist, Dr Santeramo enjoyed a career as a nurse, getting a degree from Hunter College in New York. While practicing as a nurse, Dr Santeramo became interested in eye diseases and vision related problems, so she moved to Florida to purse an optometry degree from Nova Southeastern.
Dr. Sherrie Teddy
Dr. Sherrie Teddy is certified optometric physician serving the New Port Richey area since 1983. After completing her education at Indiana University, Dr. Teddy worked at St. Luke's Eye Clinic before starting her own practice. Dr. Teddy is known for her work with the legally blind and for her success with contact lenses, including bifocal, astigmatism and other hard-to-fit cases.
Dr. Teddy is a past president of both the Central Suncoast Optometric Association and the Lighthouse for the Visually Impaired and has served on the Calusa Business and Professional Women's Association. She is a member of the American Optometric and the Florida Optometric Associations, serves on the Community Service Council and works closely with the Division of Blind Services. Continuing the practice of service she began as the president of Volunteer Optometric Service to Humanity at IU, Dr. Teddy provides free eye care to the needy through the Pasco County school system.