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Doctors & Staff

Meet the experienced and friendly doctors and staff who make Family Eye Med the leading provider of vision care products and services in Lebanon.

John M. Pino, O.D., Ph.D.

Dr. John Pino has been providing primary eye care since 1991 in Middle Tennessee. As clinical director of one of the largest Optometric practices in Tennessee, Dr. Pino focuses on providing the latest technology to his patients. He is a member of both the American Optometric Association and the Tennessee Optometric Association. Dr. Pino is also a fellow of the International Academy of Low Vision Specialists, an elite group of only 31 professionals worldwide. He is passionate about helping people regain their ability to perform certain visual tasks like driving, reading, or watching television.

Dr. Pino also holds a Ph.D. in the field of nutrition. He places great emphasis on the importance of nutrition with his patients. As a former cancer survivor, he is passionate about empowering people to live healthier and happier lives. Dr. Pino is also a Professional Health Coach, and he enjoys lecturing and doing research in the field of nutrition.

Dr. Pino, a native of the great state of Tennessee, resides in Lebanon, Tennessee, where he practices. He has been happily married for over 35 years and has two sons. Dr. Pino provides Low Vision Care throughout the state of Tennessee.

Jessica A. Ditto, O.D.

Jessica has been with Family Eye Med since 2015.  Raised in Mississippi, Dr. Ditto attended Ole Miss for her undergraduate degree and then earned her doctorate at Southern College of Optometry in Memphis.  In her spare time, she enjoys attending all of the local festivities that Nashville has to offer.

Jim Gillispie, O.D.

Jim is the founder and owner of Gillispie Eye Care in Hermitage, Tennessee.  Originally from West Virginia, Dr. Gillispie earned his doctorate from Southern College of Optometry in Memphis and began practicing in 1990.  After 10 years with a group practice in the Nashville area, he opened Gillispie Eye Care in 2002 as a medically oriented optometry practice.  Dr. Gillispie and Dr. Pino began working together in January 2016.  When he is not in the office, Dr. Gillispie enjoys spending time with his wife and two children.

Tyler R. Boone, O.D.

Tyler has been with Family Eye Med since 2017 after earning his doctorate from Southern College of Optometry in Memphis.  A Middle Tennessee native, he currently resides in Mount Juliet with his wife.  Dr. Boone and his wife enjoy traveling and experiencing local culture and food.


Allyson Cort – Operations Manager – September 2002

Diane Turpen – Office Manager & Optician – January 2001




Michelle Timbs – Scheduling – October 2001




Tammy Jones – Contact Lenses & Accounts Receivable – April 2005




Rose Bean – Billing – May 2016





Gerika Griggs – Ophthalmic Technician – March 2018




Amber Perez – Ophthalmic Technician – March 2018




Lori Pirtle – Reception – March 2018





Mylissa Carnes – Optical Sales – December 2018




Julie Hayes – Optical Sales – February 2019