Undergraduate - Harvard University
Medical School - New York University
Residency - California Pacific Medical Center

Dr. Kevin Denny is a board certified ophthalmologist who currently serves as the Chair of the Department of Ophthalmology at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco. He maintains a dynamic private practice treating patients for conditions such as cataracts, glaucoma, dry eye syndrome, and diabetic eye disease.

Dr. Denny is the Director of the Pacific Vision Eye Institute and a board member of the Pacific Vision Foundation, dedicated to improving access, education, and quality care to underserved patients. He has shared his surgical experience and expertise abroad through surgical missions to Hospital de la Familia in Guatemala and Aravind Eye Hospital in India.

In his free time, Dr. Denny enjoys spending time with his wife, Susan, and his two sons, Matt and Peter.  He enjoys cycling, food and wine, and contemporary art.



Undergraduate - Washington University in St. Louis
Medical School - Tulane University
Residency - California Pacific Medical Center
Cornea Fellowship - Cincinnati Eye Institute

Dr. Matthew Denny is a board-certified ophthalmologist specializing in custom cataract surgery, corneal transplantation, and comprehensive ophthalmology. He brings together compassionate care with state-of-the-art treatments and techniques to help patients achieve their vision goals.


In addition to his role as a clinical instructor for the California Pacific Medical Center residency training program, Dr. Denny has participated in several clinical trials, and continues to publish peer-reviewed journal articles in the ophthalmology literature.


In his free time, he enjoys traveling, playing pickleball, colorful socks, and spending time with his fiancée and dog.



Undergraduate - UC Davis
Optometry School - UC Berkeley
Primary Eye Care Residency - SUNY

Dr. Ryan Ngo was born and raised in the Bay Area. He completed his doctorate at UC Berkeley, where he served as the Student Body President, Vice President, and Class President. Dr. Ngo went on to complete his residency at SUNY College of Optometry, where he taught and oversaw students in their clinical education. He has presented posters and given lectures at various optometry meetings, such as the American Academy of Optometry.  

Dr. Ngo focuses on a thorough and patient-centric approach to eye care. He is committed to providing comprehensive eye care to all populations, and helped organize and lead a mission trip to Vietnam. 


After a few years in New York City, Dr. Ngo is excited to settle back down in the Bay Area. In his free time, Dr. Ngo enjoys cooking, urban and cultural exploration, and traveling. 



Undergraduate - UC Irvine
Optometry School - UC Berkeley

Dr. Deanna Nguyen grew up in Tustin, California. She had a curiosity in vision and health care at a young age and spent her undergraduate years cultivating that interest working at the University Eye Clinic and partaking in schizophrenia research for the Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior.

Dr. Nguyen completed her professional externships at the Portland VA Medical Center, Casa Grande VA, and Omni Eye.  She is licensed in the State of California to diagnose, treat, and manage diseases of the eye including glaucoma, and is certified to use therapeutic pharmaceutical agents.  Her special optometric interests include general optometry, pediatric optometry, ocular disease, contact lenses and myopia control.

In her free time, she enjoys being outdoors, biking, playing her ukulele, and exploring new music.



Undergraduate - UC Berkeley
Optometry School - UC Berkeley
Low Vision Residency - Houston

Dr. Joy Ohara is a California native who has demonstrated a life-long dedication to eye care. She worked as an ophthalmic technician in college, before serving as Vice President of her optometry school class.

Dr. Ohara founded the Ming Pow Low Fund in memory of her former mother-in-law who was legally blind from a hereditary condition known as Retinitis Pigmentosa. The Ming Pow Low fund now gives annual sponsorship to students interested in providing low vision care.

Dr. Ohara is back in California helping patients of all ages with their eye care needs. In her free time, she loves learning about architecture and listening to NPR.



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