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Doctors & Staff

Meet the experienced and friendly doctors and staff who make Gulfcoast Eye Center the leading provider of vision care products and services in Sarasota.

Dr. Steven BovioDr. Steven Bovio

Dr. Steven Bovio is a Board-certified Optometric Physician. He majored in biology at the University of South Florida and received his Doctor of Optometry degree from Nova Southeastern University in Miami Florida . His internship was at Bascom-Palmer Eye Institute, St. Luke’s Eye Institute, and Bay Pines VA hospital.

Dr. Bovio gained extensive experience in ocular disease at some of the states largest surgical centers. Further, his contact lens experience was expanded from helping to provide eye care to the Florida State Athletic Department while in Tallahassee. Dr. Bovio is a member of the American Optometric Association, Florida Optometry Association, and the Manasota Society of Optometry.

Dr. Bovio is a board member of the Light House for the Blind. Dr. Bovio is also a board member of the Manatee Technical Institute Optometric Assistant program. Helping educate students with clinical experience with rotations through our office.