Melissa Contreras, OD

Melissa  Contreras
Clinic Director, UECLA
Assistant Professor
Southern California College of Optometry
Joined us in 2012
BS, University of California, Irvine
OD, SCCO
MPH, University of California Los Angeles
Residency in Primary Care/Hospital Based/Geriatric Optometry, Sepulveda VA Medical Center
323.234.9137 x3105 • Fax 323.235.6203

Melissa is an Assistant Professor at SCCO and the Clinic Director of the outreach site University Eye Center at Los Angeles. She graduated from UCI in 2006 with a bachelor's degree in biology. Her OD degree was earned at SCCO in 2010. She completed her residency in Primary Eye Care and Geriatric Optometry at the Veterans Hospital, Sepulveda, CA.

In 2015, Melissa passed her Medical Spanish Certification Exam and received National Certification for Bilingual Healthcare Providers in addition to completing a masters degree in public health with an emphasis in community health from UCLA.