Our Team

Meet our amazing team at Northern Virginia Eye Institute offering you the best care.

Dr. Tayyib Rana

MD | Physician | CEO

Dr. Tayyib Rana is well adept in diagnosing and performing surgeries. His passion makes the difference, he has performed on many other doctors and is respected in his field. 


Front Office Patient Care Specialist
Crystal is our Front Office Patient Care Specialist. She has been with our practice for 8 years. She has worked in the eye care field for over 13 years. Crystal enjoys working with our patients and has a special talent for making them feel at home. Crystal’s hobbies include sports and spending quality time with her family.


Ophthalmic Technicians

Dee has been with the practice for about 3 years, and in the Ophthalmology field for 5 years. She is one of our talented Ophthalmic Technicians that will assist and guide you through your appointment. She takes a significant interest in implementing the latest technology within the practice. Dee enjoys kayaking and spending time outdoors with her husband and two daughters.


Surgery Coordinator/Lead Technician
Tia is our Surgery Coordinator and Lead Technician. She brings over 20 years of experience in Cataract and Refractive Surgery. She has been with the Practice for 10 years. She enjoys being a part of the patient’s vision restoration and is up to date on the latest technologies when it comes to cataract surgery. Tia appreciates quality time with her family. 


Certified Ophthalmic Technician 

Kay has been with our Practice for 8 years and has over 33 years of experience in Ophthalmology. As a Certified Ophthalmic Technician she also assists our physician during cataract surgery.  She loves the outdoors, her animals, and spending time with her family.


Administrative Coordinator
Sharon is our Administrative Coordinator and has been with us for 9+ years . She has over 33 years of experience in the medical field with a specialty in medical billing. She works closely with each staff member to ensure that patients are treated with professionalism and compassion. Sharon values time with her family and works with several local charities to give back to her community.


Ophthalmic Technician

Donnie is a very experienced Technician with an extensive history of working in the medical field and he will assist you in the office upon your visit. You may also see him at the Surgery Center if you have surgery. He has been with our Practice for 2 years. In his free time he is quite the keyboard player and has played with such mentionables as Santana and The Beach Boys.


Front Office Assistant
Stephanie is the newest addition to our team. She has over 25 years of experience in Customer Service and looks forward to assisting you at your office visit! She loves animals and the outdoors. She also enjoys volunteering for a local therapeutic riding program for individuals with special needs.