Buffalo Eye Center’s Staff

A.K. Gulati, MD

Dr. Gulati


Board certified ophthalmologist A.K. Gulati joined the Buffalo Eye Center in 1991. After purchasing the practice in 1998, he built a new facility encompassing medical and surgical eyecare, routine eye exams and fashion eyewear under one roof.

Dr. Gulati graduated suma cum laude from the State University of New York at Buffalo. He did his medical school training and his ophthalmology residency also at the State University of New York at Buffalo.

He is a member of The New York State Ophthalmology Society, The American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, The American Academy of Ophthalmology and The Erie County Medical Society.

Dr. Gulati is on staff at Kaleida Health Systems and Chief of Ophthalmology at Kenmore Mercy Hospitals. He performs surgery at the Ambulatory Surgery Center of Western New York.


Francesco Barbarossa, OD

Francesco Barbarossa


Dr. Barbarossa is a licensed optometrist providing eyecare for the whole family, from routine eye exams and contact lenses to management of ocular diseases and pre and post operative care.

Dr. Barbarossa is a graduate of Canisius College and did his optometry training at New England College of Optometry.

He is a member of The American Optometric Association and The New York State Optometric Association. He also serves on the board of The Western New York Society of Optometry.


Maria Galla, Office Manager

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Tracey Pici, Surgical Coordinator

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Front Desk Staff

Tracey, Cathy, Leslie, Barb

Tracey, Cathy, Leslie, Barb