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Doctors & Staff

Meet the experienced and friendly doctors and staff who make Gillispie Eye Care the leading provider of vision care products and services in Hermitage.

James D. 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.  When he is not in the office, Dr. Gillispie enjoys spending time with his wife and two children.

Jessica Ditto, O.D.

Jessica has been with Gillispie Eye Care 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.



Allyson Cort – Operations Manager – September 2002


Linda Richardson – Optical Sales – March 2006


Paula Warner – Office Manager – January 2019




Taylor Monahan – Contact Lens Technician



Amber Otto – Ophthalmic Technician