To make an appointment, call the Optometry Department at (858) 534-2602.
If you have questions, email us at: SHS-Opto@ucsd.edu
The Student Health Optometry Department has been in operation since February 1975. Because the department is non-profit, services are provided to students at a low cost. Our mission is to facilitate the retention, academic advancement and graduation of UCSD students by maintaining their maximum eye health.
View our Department Highlight here.
Kathryn Wandel, O.D. - Optometrist
Dr. Wandel has been with the Optometry Department since July 2008. Dr. Wandel received both her B.S. and O.D. degrees from Indiana University.
Jeanne Louie, O.D. - Optometrist
Dr. Louie has been with the Optometry Department since September 2008. Dr. Louie received her B.A. degree from UC San Diego, and her O.D. degree from Southern California College of Optometry.
David L. Weldon, O.D. - Optometrist
Dr. Weldon has been with the Optometry Department since October, 2009. Dr. Weldon received his B.S. degree from Santa Clara University, and his O.D. degree from the New England College of Optometry.
Robert Whittaker, ABOC - Optician
Robert is a board certified optician who has worked in the field of optometry since 1994. Previous to working at UCSD, Robert worked as an optical lab manager for a local optometrist. Robert has been with SHS since 2000.
Carol Purcell - Optometry Assistant
Carol has been with Student Health Services since 2004.
Lovely Dimalanta - Optometry Assistant
Lovely has been with Student Health Services since 2006.