John Tassinari OD, FCOVDChief of Pediatrics, Eye Care Institute, Western University of Health Sciences College of Optometry, Pomona, CA
Dr. Tassinari is a lifetime Californian who grew up in the San Fernando Valley. His Bachelor of Science Degree is from Cal State Univ Northridge and his doctor of optometry degree is from the So. Calif College of Optometry. After earning his O.D., he completed a 1-year residency in Vision Therapy at SUNY College of Optometry in Manhattan. Dr. Tassinari operated a private optometry practice in Pasadena CA from 1988 to 2015. His practice specialized in Vision Therapy and pediatric optometry. During that same time period, Dr. Tassinari served as a part time faculty member for the So Calif College of Optometry. He rose to the rank of assoc. professor in 2013. In 2016, Dr. Tassinari joined the Western University of Health Sciences College of Optometry full time and serves as the chief of pediatrics in the Eye Care Institute. His career highlights include attaining the status of Fellow, College Optometrists Vision Development and Diplomate, Binocular Vision Perception and Pediatric Optometry Section of the American Academy of Optometry.