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Shora Ansari

Shora Ansari, OD, MS, FAAO

BS, MS, UC San Diego


Dr. Shora Ansari earned a BS and MS in pharmacological chemistry from UC San Diego.  She worked for several years in the pharmaceutical research industry, where she focused her research efforts in oncology and immunology prior to attending optometry school. Dr. Ansari graduated from the Southern California College of Optometry as the Valedictorian of her class.  After graduation, Dr. Ansari spent for over a decade seeing patients in private practice and co-management settings, where she specialized in specialty contact lens fittings for patients with irregular corneas. She currently serves as an assistant professor at SCCO at MBKU with didactic, laboratory, and clinical teaching responsibilities. She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry, and a proud member of the American Optometric Association and the California Optometric Association. She also serves on the Board of the Orange County Optometric Society.