Meet the Team

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OUR DOCTORS

Our optometrists are fully trained and qualified specialists dedicated to providing the very best in primary eye care diagnosis, prevention and treatment.

DR. RICHARD ROBERTI
DR. RICHARD ROBERTIOptometrist

Dr. Richard Roberti is a graduate of Ferris State University College of Optometry where he received his honours Doctorate in Optometry. He received a Vision Science degree from Ferris State University and an honours undergraduate Biochemistry degree from Laurentian University.

Dr. Roberti completed a clinical internship at the Vision Institute of Canada in Toronto, Ontario which focused on pediatrics, binocular vision, visual perception testing and vision therapy. He also worked alongside optometrists and ophthalmologists that provided LASIK vision correction and he gained extensive experience in the laser eye surgery field. He completed a clinical rotation at the Jackson State Correctional Hospital which specialized in the diagnosis and treatment of ocular disease. He is accredited in the United States and in Canada by their respective National Optometry Board of Examiners and also licensed for treatment of ocular disease. Dr. Roberti is a member of the Ontario Association of Optometrists and he continues to expand his knowledge base attending numerous lectures and seminars enabling him to stay well informed on the latest medical, therapeutic and technology advances in the ever changing optometric field.

Upon graduation, Dr. Roberti opened his Optometric practice in Barrie Ontario where he continues to practice and has been joined in recent years by his colleagues Dr. Jana Woolsey and Dr. Marco Roncone. Dr. Roberti has been committed to your family’s vision care, eye health and wellness for over 20 years. He is a hard working, dedicated optometrist who will provide you with the most thorough examination to insure that you have received the utmost professional care and service. He feels that it is his absolute privilege to be able to use his skills to take care of his entire patient’s visual and eye care needs.

In his time outside of practicing optometry, he loves spending time with his wife and 2 children. He enjoys being involved with his children’s activities and sports and being an active member of the community. He enjoys to travel, the outdoors, physical fitness and playing golf.

DR. JANA WOOLSEY
DR. JANA WOOLSEYOptometrist

Dr. Jana Woolsey completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Western Ontario and her Doctor of Optometry degree at The Pennsylvania College of Optometry. She received the honours distinction in clinical practice and was chosen to complete the advanced pediatrics training track in her fourth year at The Eye Institute in Philadelphia.

Dr. Woolsey also completed a 6 month internship in ocular disease at the Veteran’s Hospital in Salisbury, North Carolina, where she worked alongside specialists in the areas of retinal disease, glaucoma and low vision. The experience and training obtained on her many internships lead her to begin practice in 2009 with a vast knowledge in all areas of optometry.

Dr. Woolsey is board certified to practice optometry in both the United States and in Canada. She practices full scope optometry and is licensed in the treatment of ocular disease. Dr. Woolsey is a member of The Ontario Association of Optometrists and enjoys staying active in her field as well as her local community. She’s a member of both the Simcoe County Young Professionals Association and a Ripple of Kindness charity and a proud supporter and fundraiser for the Terry Fox Run Foundation for cancer research.

She’s an enthusiastic and hard working optometrist who enjoys challenges and loves to meet new patients. Outside the office Dr Woolsey enjoys spending time with her husband, their two sons and all her extended family.

DR. MARCO RONCONE
DR. MARCO RONCONEOptometrist

Dr. Marco Roncone, originally from Sarnia, has joined the team of doctors at Dr. Richard Roberti & Associates and considers Barrie his new home. He began his undergraduate degree at the University of Toronto before moving to Aston University in the UK to complete his Optometry degree. During his training, he did a clinical rotation at Southampton Eye Hospital and practical training at a private practice in Poole. Dr. Roncone continued working for two years as a primary care optometrist throughout the southern UK prior to returning to Ontario. Marco is board certified by the Canadian Examiners in Optometry as well as the General Optical Council in the UK. Dr. Roncone is a member of the College of Optometrists of Ontario and the Canadian Association of Optometrists. He looks forward to meeting new patients and continuing to provide eye care to his existing patient base.

Outside of the office, Marco enjoys spending time with his wife and two children.

OUR TEAM

PEGGI
PEGGI

Peggi started with Dr. Roberti and Associates when he opened his practice in 1996 and has found it exciting to watch the practice grow into the successful and respected optometrist office it is today. Peggi finds assisting the doctors to be both rewarding and enjoyable. Over the past 20 years, Peggi has looked forward to seeing the patients return year after year for their eye exams.

Peggi is very passionate about her health, fitness and the environment and spends most of her spare time outdoors kayaking, biking, snowshoeing and skiing.

ALISON
ALISON

Alison started to work with our team in September 2012. She has been working with the public in several different settings for close to 30 years. She enjoys meeting our patients and helping in any way she can. Alison has a very caring nature which comes through with every person she meets.

As a member of a large family, she likes to spend time with her extended family and also time at home reading or involved in one of her many creative projects.

DENISE
DENISE

Denise joined our team in 2014 and brings with her over 20 years experience in office administration.

Denise enjoys the daily interactions with the patients and wants to make their experience as informative and stress free as possible.

When not working Denise enjoys cooking, reading and spending time with her family.

SHARON
SHARON

Sharon is our newest member and joined our team in June 2018 after 7 years working in social services and 4 years in pharmacy.  She enjoys meeting the patients and helping in any way she can.

In her time off, Sharon loves to spend time with her family.  She enjoys hiking, biking and camping – even in the winter.

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OUR PATIENTS SAY

I did my annual eye exam with Dr. Jana, she is very professional and knowledgeable; listens to your questions patiently and clarifies them clearly. They also have new equipment to check your vision and find any issues early on. Great Doctor… 🙂 – Rate MDs