Dr. Ketul Joshi
Dr. Ketul Joshi is an award winning optometrist, with more than 14 years of experience in the optometric field. Among his many awards, Dr. Joshi was the proud recipient of the 2009 Santa Clara County Optometric Society Young Optometrist of the Year Award, and the 2010 California Optometric Association Young Optometrist of the Year Award, as well as many others. He earned his B.Sc., with distinction, from University of Alberta, and made the Dean’s List while earning his Doctor of Optometry from University of Missouri, St. Louis College of Optometry.
Dr. Joshi specializes in General Optometry, Contact Lenses, Dry Eye and Computer Vision Syndrome, and is a member of the American Optometric Association, California Optometric Association and the Alameda Contra Costa Optometric Society. He has also served on the Board of Directors for the Santa Clara County Optometric Society for the past 6 years.
As a child, Dr. Joshi grew up in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, and enjoyed skiing and playing hockey in the winter and playing basketball in the summer. He also enjoyed spending time hiking in the Rockies when possible, and attending the many festivals that the city had to offer during the year. He was always interested in biology and specifically the visual system and how the eyes impact our perception of the world around us.
Dr. Joshi always says that he wants to be able to do everything possible to give the best vision to each of his patients for as long as possible.
Dr. Joshi is married with 2 children, a 10yr old girl and 7yr old boy. In his spare time he enjoys running, and has participated in many 10K and half marathons. He also enjoys playing basketball and snowboarding, as well as traveling to experience different cultures and trying new foods and restaurants. He is an active volunteer at his kids’ school, and has participated as a coach for their soccer and basketball teams.
Dr. Joan Jen
Dr. Joan Jen posesses a B.Sc. in Neurobiology, Physiology and Behavior, with an emphasis on Physiology from the University of CA, Davis and a Doctor of Optometry from University of California, Berkeley. Dr. Jen has been in practice for 10 years, and specializes in LASIK co-management.
She grew up in the Bay Area and is an avid sports fan, especially for football and fantasy football, skiing and running. She also enjoys traveling and is a big animal lover and advocate.
Jerry Rand has been practicing as an optician for 27 years and is a proud member of the American Board of Optocianry. Born in Cleveland, OH, and raised in South Euclid, OH, Jerry earned his BS in Education from Ohio State University, where he was awarded the OSU Greek Leadership Honorary, and has been ABO certified since 1991.
Jerry specializes in helping people select the perfect pair of glasses. He became an optician at the urging of an optometrist friend of his, who said he’d be a great optometrist. 27 years on, his friend seems to have been right! During his years as an optician he has become close personal friends with many of his patients.
In his spare time, Jerry enjoys home brewing beer, watching Cleveland Browns Football and traveling. Jerry’s brother lives in Mentor, OH, and his niece is the director of volleyball operations for Clemson University.
Jerry is also proud to have gone to the Paris Optical Show, where he learned a great deal about frame design and the international scope of the optical world.