Dr. Rachel Niskanen is a San Diego native who has a passion for helping her patients see clearly. Her interest in optometry was first sparked while working as an optician during her undergraduate years. She received a Doctor of Optometry degree from Southern California College of Optometry and a B.A. in Business Administration from Gonzaga University. Dr. Niskanen’s clinical experience includes comprehensive training from VA Ambulatory in Los Angeles, VA Salt Lake City, anterior segment ophthalmology with Coastal Vision, posterior segment ophthalmology with OC Retina, and KetchumHealth. During her clinical training, she developed a strong interest for ocular disease diagnosis and treatment. Dr. Niskanen strives to treat all patients as if they are her own family. During her free time, she enjoys cooking, hiking, and spending time with her husband.