Skip to main content

Same Day Appointments Available – Call 714-256-4796

Home » Our Doctors » Dr. Julie Gewon Shu

Dr. Julie Gewon Shu


Dr. Julie Gewon Shu was born in Guam and raised in Orange County. She received her O.D. from Western University of Health Sciences, where she graduated with the highest honors as the valedictorian of her class.

For her academic and clinical achievements, Dr. Shu has been featured in Women in Optometry Magazine and is a recipient of the esteemed Beta Sigma Kappa Silver Medal.


Dr. Shu's education began at the University of California, Irvine where she received her Bachelor’s in Biology and Master’s in the Art of Teaching. Her desire for helping others motivated her to teach science for several years before making the move to optometry.


As a skilled optometrist who is passionate about eyes, Dr. Shu focuses on pediatrics, contact lenses, and computer vision.


Dr. Shu currently resides in Orange County with her husband and 3 wonderful kids. She enjoys spending quality time with her family and friends, volunteering at her church, attending musicals, and traveling.