Vanessa A. Gonzalez, O.D., M.S.

Our team of optometrists serve the San Gabriel Valley from our West Covina office. We are available 7 days a week and can schedule you for an eye exam on weekdays and evenings, Saturdays, and Sundays. So if you’re looking for an eye care professional, our team of doctors are happy to help you have the best vision care available.


West Covina Optometrists

Vanessa A Gonzalez, OD, MS in Whittier and West Covina
Vanessa A. Gonzalez, O.D., M.S. completed her Doctor of Optometry degree at NOVA Southeastern University College of Optometry in Davie, FL. Her clinical externships focused on pediatric optometry, Autism/Neuro-Ophthalmic Vision Rehabilitation Services, treatment and management of ocular diseases, contact lenses, and low vision training at the Eye Care Center in North Miami Beach, FL and Southern California Eye Institute at CHA Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center. During her optometric education, Dr. Gonzalez volunteered her time providing free vision screenings throughout the communities across Southern Florida and Southern California.

Prior to completing her optometric education, Dr. Gonzalez attended Bell Gardens High School and graduated from the University of California, San Diego with a Bachelor of Science in Cognitive Science with a specialization in Neuroscience. She continued her education and was awarded a Master of Science in Medical Sciences from Western University of Health Sciences. Dr. Gonzalez served as a collaborating investigator in multiple research studies, including optometric care for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Dr. Gonzalez is fluent in Spanish and in her free time she enjoys spending time with her family, exploring the outdoors, and attending Dodger games, Laker games and live music events.

Dr. Gonzalez dedicates the entirety of her career to her late mother, Leticia A. Gonzalez, whom she describes as her rock and greatest cheerleader to her educational and professional journey.

“My mother was an absolute inspiration to everyone around her – especially me. She encouraged me through my most difficult times and will always be my guiding light.”

 

  • NOVA Southeastern University College of Optometry
  • University of California San Diego, Bachelor of Science, Cognitive Science, specialization in Neuroscience
  • Western University of Health Sciences, Master of Science in Medical Sciences
Vanessa A Gonzalez, OD, MS in Whittier and West Covina
Vanessa A. Gonzalez, O.D., M.S. completed her Doctor of Optometry degree at NOVA Southeastern University College of Optometry in Davie, FL. Her clinical externships focused on pediatric optometry, Autism/Neuro-Ophthalmic Vision Rehabilitation Services, treatment and management of ocular diseases, contact lenses, and low vision training at the Eye Care Center in North Miami Beach, FL and Southern California Eye Institute at CHA Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center. During her optometric education, Dr. Gonzalez volunteered her time providing free vision screenings throughout the communities across Southern Florida and Southern California.

Prior to completing her optometric education, Dr. Gonzalez attended Bell Gardens High School and graduated from the University of California, San Diego with a Bachelor of Science in Cognitive Science with a specialization in Neuroscience. She continued her education and was awarded a Master of Science in Medical Sciences from Western University of Health Sciences. Dr. Gonzalez served as a collaborating investigator in multiple research studies, including optometric care for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Dr. Gonzalez is fluent in Spanish and in her free time she enjoys spending time with her family, exploring the outdoors, and attending Dodger games, Laker games and live music events.

Dr. Gonzalez dedicates the entirety of her career to her late mother, Leticia A. Gonzalez, whom she describes as her rock and greatest cheerleader to her educational and professional journey.

“My mother was an absolute inspiration to everyone around her – especially me. She encouraged me through my most difficult times and will always be my guiding light.”

 

  • NOVA Southeastern University College of Optometry
  • University of California San Diego, Bachelor of Science, Cognitive Science, specialization in Neuroscience
  • Western University of Health Sciences, Master of Science in Medical Sciences