Dr. Larry Perich Biography
Dr. Larry Perich is a board-certified Ophthalmologist and has been in practice 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 performing oculoplastic surgeries since 1983. He was a pioneering surgeon in performing the Contour Thread Facelift and has trained over 90 plastic surgeons on this technique. He has also taught courses on laser skin resurfacing and endoscopic brow lift techniques. He continues to teach Ophthalmology residents ocular plastic surgeries.
Dr. Perich served as the program director of the Florida Osteopathic Educational Institute Ophthalmology Residency Program from 2012-2019. He continues to dedicate himself to resident education as a core faculty member of the HCA/Healthcare/USF Morsani College of Medicine Graduate Medical Education: Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point Ophthalmology Residency Program.
Born and raised in Warren, Ohio, Dr. Perich graduated from Warren Western Reserve High School. He 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.