Chan Family Optometry

360 Sierra College Dr. Ste. 100

Grass Valley, CA 95945 US

(530) 273-3190

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  • Dr.
    Jerry Chan

    Dr. Jerry Chan is a Nevada County native, born and raised in Grass Valley. Graduating from Nevada Union High School, he lettered in football, track and tennis. Dr. Chan held the record for the 100-yard dash for a number of years! He was also involved in Student Government and the American Field Service (AFS), an international exchange student program. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Zoology from the University of California, Davis. He received his Doctor of Optometry degree from the University of California, Berkeley School of Optometry....

    Dr. Chan spent his summers fighting fires with the California Department of Forestry, now known as CalFire. After graduating from Optometry School, Dr. Chan served in the U.S. Navy at the Regional Naval Medical Center in San Diego, CA.

    When Dr. Chan is not in the office, he is a sports enthusiast (Go Bears!), he also enjoys fishing, birdwatching, volunteering at Wildlife Rehabilitation and Release (caring for sick and injured birds), cooking and spending time with his family.

    Doctor of Optometry (OD):  University of California, Berkeley
    Bachelor of Science (BS):  University of California, Davis

    Sports enthusiast (go Bears!), cooking, birdwatching, and fishing

  • Dr.
    Lisa Moon
    Co-Founder - Retired

    Dr. Lisa Moon received her Doctorate of Optometry degree from the University of California, Berkeley School of Optometry. She received her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of California, Berkeley in Physiologic Optics following two years at University of San Francisco....

    Since her retirement, Dr. Moon has enjoyed spending time with her two adorable granddaughters, Lily and Zoe. She has also been experimenting with new baking recipes, while balancing her love of tasty treats with exercise programs. Dr. Moon continues to be actively involved with Community Asian Theater of the Sierra (CATS)<

    Doctor of Optometry (OD):  University of California, Berkeley
    Bachelor of Science (BS):  University of California, Berkeley

    Baking, acting, hiking, reading, babysitting her new granddaughter

  • Dr.
    Tiffany Chan

    Dr. Tiffany Chan proudly represents the second generation of Chan Family Optometrists! Following her parents’ footsteps, she graduated from the University of California, Berkeley School of Optometry. After optometry school, she completed her residency at the Northport Veterans Affairs Medical Center in New York where she cared for patients with macular degeneration, diabetic eye disease, glaucoma, traumatic brain injuries, and neurologic vision impairment....

    Dr. Chan then completed the Lions Vision Rehabilitation Fellowship at Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine with focus on low vision rehabilitation of patients with chronic vision impairment. Following her fellowship training, she joined the faculty as an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at Wilmer Eye Institute of Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine, where she split her time between clinical instruction, lecturing and research.

    In addition to providing eyecare at Chan Family Optometry, Dr. Chan continues her contributions in academia serving as the Chief of the Low Vision Service at California Pacific Medical Center, Department of Ophthalmology in San Francisco, CA. She also continues involvement in research at the Smith-Kettlewell Eye Research Institute in San Francisco as well as collaborating with colleagues around the country. During her training, Dr. Chan received the Corrine Engwall Award for clinical excellence in infant/toddler clinic, the Bernhall N. Thal, OD, VSP Excellence in Primary Care Award, and the Louise L. Sloan Research Grant Award for her work in the comparison of physician estimates of rehabilitation potential to low vision rehabilitation outcomes. She has a special interest in working with patients with chronic vision impairment to maximize their remaining vision and help them adapt to vision changes. Dr. Chan is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry, has lectured nationally and internationally and has several publications in peer-reviewed journals. Dr. Chan was inducted into the University of California, Davis Cal Aggie Athletic Hall of Fame in 2012 for her collegiate accomplishments in gymnastics. She was also cast as a background elite gymnast in the Disney movie, “Stick It” starring Jeff Bridges.
    In her spare time, Dr. Chan enjoys cooking, baking, boxing, working out, being outdoors, traveling and spending time with her family.

    Doctor of Optometry (OD):  University of California, Berkeley
    Bachelor of Science (BS):  University of California, Davis

    Primary care optometry, low vision rehabilitation, and vision therapy:  Northport VA Medical Center, State University of New York College of Optometry

    Lions Vision Rehabilitation Fellowship:  Johns Hopkins Wilmer Eye Institute
    American Academy of Optometry

  • ​Dr.
    Tina Khieu

    Dr. Tina Khieu, OD, was born and raised in San Diego, California. She received her Bachelor of Science in General Biology with a minor degree in Japanese at San Diego State University. After college, she discovered her passion for optometry and the pediatric population while volunteering at a vision therapy office to help children with special needs. ...

    Dr. Khieu went on to complete her Doctor of Optometry at the New England College of Optometry in Boston, Massachusetts. She completed her externships at VA Portland Health Care System, a community health center in Boston, an OD/MD practice and a vision therapy private practice in Massachusetts. During her education, she was one of three students in her class to be accepted into the Pediatric Concentration Program. This allowed her to have extensive pediatric experience in various settings which included multiple community health centers, Boston Medical Center and Perkins School for the Blind. She graduated in the year 2020 and was selected by faculty to receive the Ira Schwartz Behavioral Vision Award for pediatric care.

    Dr. Khieu then completed a residency in Ocular Disease and Primary Care at VA Boston Healthcare System Jamaica Plain, treating patients with glaucoma, age-related macular degeneration, uveitis, diabetic retinopathy and ocular manifestation from systemic diseases. She is proud to be able to care for patients of all ages from pediatrics to geriatrics!

    With the rapid growth of near-sightedness in young children, Dr. Khieu is currently interested in Myopia Control to help slow down this progression. This can be done by various available therapies which include specialty contact lenses, eye drops and multifocal eyeglasses. In addition, she continues to have a strong interest in providing care for children with special needs.

    In her spare time, Dr. Khieu enjoys powerlifting, playing piano, film photography, and/or eating delicious foods of all kind!

  • Dr. Joel Muñoz

    Dr. Joel Muñoz, O.D. was born and raised in the Chicago area of Illinois. After high school he continued on his academic journey which took him to the University of Illinois, Chicago were he earned his Bachelor of Science in Chemistry....

    Dr. Muñoz's journey in the realm of healthcare began with a unique exploration of his interests in laboratory-based cheese production. However, his true calling emerged when he discovered a passion for optometry, particularly in working with the special needs population.

    He pursued his Doctorate of Optometry at the Interamerican University of Puerto Rico, solidifying his commitment to the field. During his externships, he further honed his expertise in vision rehabilitation, drawing inspiration from experiences at a vision therapy private practice in Denver and a low vision rehabilitation nonprofit organization in Chicago. His dedication and contributions were recognized with the prestigious 2022 Eschenbach Low Vision award.

    Dr. Muñoz embarked on a rigorous vision rehabilitation residency at the esteemed New England College of Optometry. Throughout this period, he gained invaluable knowledge and hands-on experience in treating patients with diverse needs, including those who were visually impaired. His expertise extended to the management of conditions such as glaucoma, age-related macular degeneration, and various retinopathies, during his tenure at the Boston Medical Center.

    One unexpected yet significant facet of eye care that captured Dr. Muñoz's attention was dry eye disease. While working closely with visually impaired patients, he noticed that many of them experienced persistent discomfort due to severe dryness. Driven by his commitment to patient education and well-being, he embarked on a quest to deepen his understanding of dry eye disease and its management.

    In his leisure time, Dr. Muñoz enjoys a diverse range of interests, including playing video games, indulging in tortoise facts, checking in on his canine companion in Illinois, and seeking out restaurants renowned for their generous portions of delectable cuisine.

    Click here to read The Union's article introducing Dr.Munoz and ocular health treatments.

  • Dr.
    Curtis Meredith
    - Retired

    Doctor of Optometry (OD): Southern California College of Optometry, Fullerton, CA
    Bachelor of Science, Visual Science (BS): Southern California College of Optometry, Fullerton, CA
    Associate of Science, Biology (AS): College of the Siskiyous, Weed, CA...

    Sacramento Valley Optometry Society. Past President and on the Board of Directors. Recognized for the Bulletin of the Year Award 2001.