Ascend Vision Partners (AVP) forms partnership with Bay Area Retina Consultants


This partnership will provide Greater Tampa Bay community with services for the treatment of uveitis and retina care.

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Ascend Vision Partners (AVP) has formed a strategic partnership with Bay Area Retina Consultants, an established and respected retina group serving the Greater Tampa Bay area in Florida. Through this partnership, AVP will extend its reach in the Pasco, Pinellas, and Hillsborough County and enhance key uveitis and retina services in the area.

AVP's network spans 30 practices across the US southeast, including 15 optical centers and a team of 46 physicians (34 MDs and 12 ODs).

Bay Area Retina Consultants, led by Drs Jonathan Mines and Mathew Menosky, has been a trusted source for posterior eye care in the region for over 30 years. Mines shared how this partnership will benefit patients in the region, saying, "Partnering with Ascend Vision Partners is an exciting step for us in continuing to deliver exceptional eye care in an area that both Dr Menosky and I have called home for over 30 years. This partnership will allow us to continue to provide care to this community for years to come."

In the news release, Chad Tomlinson, Chief Growth Officer at Ascend Vision Partners, shared his excitexment for this expansion saying, "Dr Mines and Menosky have well established roots in the community. Their excellence in eyecare and their accessible locations allow for greater patient access in the Greater Tampa Bay market." He continued, "This partnership not only expands our patient care network but allows us to bring greater access to a subspecialty that is desperately needed in the area."

This marks the 14th partnership for Ascend Vision Partners.

About Ascend Vision Partners

Established in 2022, Ascend Vision Partners delivers custom business solutions for eye care professionals, allowing ophthalmologists and optometrists to focus entirely on patient care. Building on a clinical tradition spanning over 62 years, AVP's partners leverage experience, best-in-class information technology and cutting-edge equipment to deliver industry leading ophthalmologic outcomes. Our team of 300 employees is dedicated to providing exceptional eye care to over 250,000 patients annually across the southeastern U.S. Explore more at

About Bay Area Retina Consultants

Bay Area Retina Consultants is a well-established retina practice located in the Greater Tampa Bay area. Led by Drs. Jonathan Mines and Mathew Menosky, Bay Area Retina Consultants is a trusted source for retina care in the local community. Visit Bay Area Retina Consultants online at

  1. Ascend Vision Partners Joins Forces with Bay Area Retina Consultants to bring much needed Uveitis and Retina services to the Greater Tampa Bay area. January 3, 2024. Accessed January 4, 2024.
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