Dr. Teresa Nguyen is a proud south bay native. She attended the University of California, Davis where she received her Bachelor of Science in Psychology with a Biology emphasis. She then traveled to Philadelphia to obtain her Doctor of Optometry degree from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry, where she developed a strong interest in primary care. Dr. Nguyen is a member of the American Optometric Association and California Optometric Association, as well as an active board member for the Young ODs of Santa Clara County Optometric Society.
Outside of clinic, Dr. Nguyen enjoys reading, camping, and indoor climbing. She also volunteers as a CASA for children in the foster care system as she is passionate about reducing the long-term effects of adverse childhood experiences. Her other hobbies include NBA/WNBA basketball and exploring new kitchen recipes.