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Dr Jason Ding
Dr. Ding received his Bachelors of Science in Integrated Sciences from the University of British Columbia before earning his Doctor of Optometry degree at the State University of New York, State College of Optometry. He completed intership training at the Philadelphia VA Medical Center in Philadelphia, PA. Dr Ding is also received residency training in ocular disease at the VA Hudson Valley Health Care System in Montrose, NY.
Together with Dr Kim, Dr Ding also served in academia as Clinical Professor at the University Optometric Center State University of New York, in New York City. He was active in teaching and supervising future Optometrists. Since moving back to B.C. Dr. Ding has enjoyed serving the patients in the communities he grew up in. He also works at Southpoint Optometry Clinic in South Surrey. Dr Ding specializes in ocular disease, primary care optometry and contact lenses.
Jeff is our licensed optician. HIs role mainly involves eyewear dispensing, contact lens training, customer service and performing specialty testing on patients including retinal photography, topography, visual field testing, auto-refraction and OCT/GDx testing. Jeff has many years of experience in optometry offices, he has an active opticians license from the college of optician of BC, as well he has earned his optometry degree in the Philippines. He enjoys exercising, music and playing the guitar.
Jennifer has been with Ironwood Optometry since 2010, she serves as our front desk receptionist with managerial duties including inventory, accounts payable/receivables, marketing and customer service. She also is a part time accounting student at Kwantlen Polytechnic University and she interns part time at TD Canada trust. She enjoys biking, fine dining and going to Canucks hockey games.
Chris has served at Ironwood Optometry Clinic as a optometrist technician and weekend office manager/receptionist for over 3 years. He is an active student at UBC and is hopeful to start optometry school in the near future. His services with us has been invaluable to our clinic.
Lisa Moore is the office manager for Ironwood Optometry Clinic. She has over 10 years in the optical and optometric field. Born and raised in Vancouver, Lisa moved to Campbell River on Vancouver Island for approximately 20 years where she worked for a major retail optical store where she learned about the industry and dispensed glasses. From there she moved back to the lower mainland to be closer to family. For 5 years, she worked as the Customer Service Representative and Lens Consultant for Essilor Labratories.
Her major roles included ophthalmic sales, trouble shooting customers concerns regarding patients vision care, lenses education including specialty lens treatment. Our clinic is very grateful to have Lisa as a part of our team.
Trisha is our assistant manager of our clinic. She has her Medical Office Assistant Associate Certificate and is in the process of obtaining her Optometric Assistant certificate. She is also one of our office administrators and optometric technicians. Her clinical duties include retinal photography, nerve fiber layer imaging (OCT/GDx), contact lens fitting/training, and autorefraction/keratometry. She possess strong patient client skills as well as excellent communication and organizational skills.
Dr John Kim
Dr John Kim is a native of British Columbia and received his Bachelors of Science (BS) degree from the University of British Columbia. He then continued his professional education at State University of New York (SUNY), State College of Optometry in New York City, NY where he earned both his Doctor of Optometry (OD) and Masters of Science in Vision Science (MS) degrees. Dr Kim furthered his education by completing a residency in Cornea and Contact Lenses at SUNY, State College of Optometry. In 2001, Dr Kim remained in Academia for the next 10 years as a Clinical Professor at SUNY, State College of Optometry. As well, Dr Kim concurrently worked at St. Mary’s Eye and Surgery Center, a well known ophthalmology practice with several offices in the New York Tri State Area. Dr Kim has over 10 yrs experience in treating and managing glaucoma, medical retina and pre and post-operative surgical management. Dr Kim is also involved in specialty contact lens fittings,, pediatrics, low-vision and remains committed in providing you with the best possible eye care.
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