Dr. Stephen Chinn OptometristDr. Stephen Chinn, O.D.

Dr. Chinn graduated from U.C. Berkeley School of Optometry in 1972. He was born and raised in Oakland, CA. After school he moved down to San Diego with his wife. He has been married since 1977, and has one daughter who is also an Optometrist at this practice.

Dr. Chinn has been in private practice for over 30 years in San Diego. He has also been affiliated with Vision Source since 1999. As a Glaucoma certified and an American Board of Optometry certified Optometrist, he has served as the Primary Eye Care professional to help many patients with Keratoconus, Glaucoma, Diabetic Eye Disease, Binocular Vision Problems, and Low Vision. Dr. Chinn is a member of the California Optometric Association and the American Optometric Association. He is an avid sports fan who enjoys baseball, football, tennis, and swimming.

Dr. Chinn is also multilingual, English is his first language, but he can also perform eye exams in Chinese and Vietnamese.


Dr. Jennifer Chinn OptometristDr. Jennifer Chinn O.D.

Dr. Jenn is the second-generation optometrist at this practice and is also Glaucoma Certified. She graduated from the University of Missouri St. Louis College of Optometry in 2015. She graduated on the Dean’s List and as a member of Beta Sigma Kappa Honor Society. She completed clinical rotations co-managing patients with an emphasis on Glaucoma, Retinal Disease and Corneal Disease. She also had clinical rotations in private practice focusing on Vision Therapy for pediatric patients and patients who suffered traumatic brain injuries. Lastly, she has clinical rotations in community clinics in St. Louis providing comprehensive eye care with an emphasis on Glaucoma, Low Vision, and Diabetes management.

Dr. Jenn also participated in a mission trip with the Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity to provide eye care services to under served populations in Guatemala. Read about the experience HERE. That experience was extremely moving for her and has sparked her desire to give continual support and contribute to foundations that help provide eye care around the world. She hopes to provide eye care for future mission trips in her career. She is also a member of the California Optometric Association and American Optometric Association. When Dr. Jenn isn’t in the office, she’s dreaming of places to travel, things to see, and how to help people. Ask her about her favorite travel experiences!

Dr. Jenn is able to perform exams in Spanish.