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Rady Children's Specialists

Ophthalmology

Ophthalmology Providers

Orthoptist

Sandra Kohler C.O., COMT., Certified Orthoptist

Education and Training

  • Eastern Virginia Medical School Orthoptist Program
  • Bachelor of Science in Health Science, specializing in Ophthalmic Technology
  • Bachelor of Science in Psychology, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Va.

Accomplishments and Awards

  • Certified Orthoptist and Certified Ophthalmic Medical Technologist
  • Instructor of Ophthalmology, Ophthalmic Technology Program, and Orthoptics Program, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, Va.
  • Serves as Secretary for the Mercy Outreach Surgical Team, San Diego

Board Certifications/Licensure

  • American Association of Certified Orthoptists
  • Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology

Optometrists

Locations: San Diego, Murrieta and Escondido 

Mona Adams, O.D.

Education and Training

  • Doctor of Optometry, Southern California College of Optometry, Fullerton, Calif.
  • Bachelor of Science, Major: General Biology; Minor: Psychology
  • Optometric Intern, San Diego Naval Medical Center, San Diego Center for Vision Care, Sharp Rees-Stealy, San Diego, and Southern California College of Optometry

Accomplishments and Awards

  • Graduate Summa cum Laude from Southern California College of Optometry
  • First place recipient, Research Symposium, Southern California College of Optometry
  • Adam E. and Marguerite E. Diehl Memorial Endowed Scholarship
  • Joe W. Dobbs Endowed Scholarship

Board Certifications/Licensure

  • California State Board of Optometry
  • National Board of Examiners in Optometry
  • Certified Ophthalmic Assistant

Jason Lee, O.D.

Education and Training

  • Doctor of Optometry, Southern California College of Optometry, Fullerton, Calif
  • Resident, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati
  • Optometric Internships, Southern California College of Optometry, Sierra Vista, Ariz.; VA Salt Lake City and Sharp Rees-Stealy Medical Center, San Diego

Accomplishments and Awards

  • Graduated Magna Cum Laude, Southern California College of Optometry
  • Graduated Magna Cum Laude, University of California, San Diego

Board Certifications/Licensure

  • California State Board of Optometry
  • National Board of Examiners in Optometry

Alexander Tran, O.D.

Education and Training

  • Michigan College of Optometry, Ferris State University, Big Rapids, Mich.
  • State University of New York College of Optometry, New York, N.Y.
  • University of California, Bachelor of Science in Biology, Irvine, Calif.

Accomplishments and Awards

  • Graduate Magna Cum Laude from University of California, Irvine
  • Optometric Center of New York (OCNY) Scholarship Recipient
  • Fred Friedfeld Memorial Scholarship Recipient
  • Beta Sigma Kappa Member — Optometric International Honor Society

Board Certifications/Licensure

  • California State Board of Optometry
  • National Board of Examiners in Optometry
  • Certified Ophthalmic Assistant