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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
  • Supervisor of Ophthalmic Technicians, Children’s Specialist of San Diego
  • 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

Kim Duong, O.D., M.S., FAAO


Education and Training

  • Doctor of Optometry, State University of New York, College of Optometry, New York
  • Master of Vision Science, State Univ. of New York, College of Optometry, New York
  • Master in Public Health, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Ala.
  • Bachelor of Arts (Biology & East Asian Studies), University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Va.

Accomplishments and Awards

  • Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry (FAAO)
  • Optometric Center of New York (OCNY) Academic Scholarship
  • American Academy of Optometry (AAO) Vision Care Institute Student Grant
  • National Institute of Health T35 Summer Training Grant
  • Optometrist Volunteer, Children with Diabetes Friends for Life
  • President, Unite for Sight, The University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Va.
  • Volunteer Optometrist, Remote Area Medical (RAM)

Board Certifications/Licensure

  • Alabama Board of Optometry

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