The Perlman Center Team
Our eye care professionals are passionate about providing high-quality care to our family of patients.
Schedule an appointment today and meet the team.
Dr. Jonathan Perlman
Board Certified in Ophthalmology
Dr. Perlman established The Perlman Center for Eye and Eyelid Surgery on November. 1st 2002.
Prior to opening the Perlman Center, Dr. Perlman practiced Ophthalmology & Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery with Woodland Clinic Medical Group and was the founder and director of The Eye Institute at Woodland Healthcare.
Dr. Perlman received his Bachelor of Science degree "with Distinction" from Stanford University in 1982. He received his Medical degree from the University of California at San Diego School of Medicine in 1986. Dr. Perlman then completed a transitional internship at Tuscon Hospitals Medical Education Program in Tuscon, Arizona.
Dr. Perlman's Ophthalmology residency was at White Memorial Medical Center in Los Angeles from 1987 to 1990. Dr. Perlman completed a post residency year of training with Drs. David & Richard Tenzel in Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery in North Miami Beach, Florida from 1990 to 1991.
He is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, The California Association of Ophthalmology and the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.
Lana Tu MPH, OD
Dr. Lana Tu earned her Doctorate of Optometry from Southern California College of Optometry of Marshall Ketchum University. Her training included externships at Travis Air Force Base and the Optometric Center of Los Angeles where she learned to perform eye exams in Spanish. Prior to joining the Perlman Center for Eye and Eyelid Surgery, she worked on the east coast for several years and gained extensive experience in complex contact lenses fitting, pediatrics, and ocular disease. She enjoys practicing full-scope primary care optometry with interests in speciality contact lens fitting and dry eye therapy. She takes pride in building personal relationships with her patients and their families. In her spare time, Dr. Tu enjoys traveling and hiking with her husband.
Gina Hellman OD
Gina was born in Bulgaria and moved to Chicago, IL in her teens, where she attended Loyola University. She graduated from Loyola in 2010 with a BS in molecular biology and chemistry. She then attended the Illinois College of Optometry where she performed research on dry eyes. Dr Hellman performs comprehensive eye exams and has a special interest in family optometry. In her free time she enjoys doing Bikram yoga, going on hikes with her husband and 3 dogs, and attending live music performances.
Our Wonderful Staff
At Perlman Center, our friendly and professional staff is committed to providing exceptional customer service to all of our patients. We are honored to be a part of Woodland's close-knit community, and we take pride in our personalized care and strive to spend the necessary time with each patient to ensure a comfortable experience.
Our eye care professionals are passionate about providing high-quality care to our family of patients. Come in today to meet our staff and make an appointment.