Ophthalmologists & Optometrists at Eye Care of San Diego

Eye Care of San Diego is regarded as one of the premier eye centers in Southern California. Our ophthalmologists and optometrists have many years of experience and share a passion for delivering excellent medical and surgical eye care.

John E. Bokosky, M.D., F.A.C.S. (Medical Director)


Dr. Bokosky is a fellowship-trained ophthalmologist who focuses on cornea and external diseases, cataracts as well as refractive surgery. Named a “Top Doctor” by his peers in the San Diego Medical Society numerous years, Dr. Bokosky is on staff at several hospitals throughout San Diego. He has held other local leadership positions, including serving as the medical director for the San Diego Eye Bank and the former chief of ophthalmology at Scripps-Mercy Hospital and Medical Center. Learn More!


Neil T. Choplin, M.D.

Dr. Choplin


Dr. Choplin is a board-certified ophthalmologist with a special interest in glaucoma and visual fields. In addition to his private practice, Dr. Choplin has authored numerous scientific articles, textbook chapters and textbooks, and has presented his work over 100 times. He is an active member of local and regional ophthalmology organizations and is the Past President of the San Diego County Ophthalmological Society. He is currently the President of JCAHPO, Joint Commission of Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology.

Dr. Choplin is also a decorated retired Captain in the United States Navy Medical Corps. He served as the director of the glaucoma service, residency director, and chairman of the Department of Ophthalmology at the Naval Medical Center in San Diego. Learn More!


Sara Julazadeh, O.D.


Dr. Julazadeh is a primary eye care physician with a doctorate in Optometric Medicine from southern California College of Optometry in Fullerton, Calif.

She has a Bachelor of Arts in both Business Administration as well as Italian literature. While in school for her doctorate, Dr. Julazadeh completed many internships focusing on ocular disease, Glaucoma, specialty contact lenses and low vision management. Learn More!


Asa D. Morton, M.D.

Ophthalmologist / Oculoplastic Surgeon

Asa Morton, MD, is a top-ranked oculofacial plastic surgeon with advanced training in ophthalmology and plastic surgery. Dr. Morton brings his extensive training and experience in oculofacial plastic and reconstructive surgery to Eye Care of San Diego, treating conditions that may change the appearance around the eyes as well as physical changes that may affect vision. Oculofacial plastic and reconstructive surgery is unique to other cosmetic surgeries in that Dr. Morton has extensive knowledge and experience in ophthalmology, which further provides peace of mind for the patient knowing that their vision will always be protected with an eyelid or facial procedure. Dr. Morton provides treatment for facial trauma, eyelid cancer, and thyroid eye disease, as well as Botox, neck lifts, and chemical peels. Learn More!


Richmond Roeske, M.D.

Richmond Roeske, M.D.

Ophthalmologist and Cataract Surgeon

Dr. Richmond Roeske is a board-certified Ophthalmologist specializing in general ophthalmology, cataract surgery with intraocular lens implantation, LASIK and refractive surgery, and micro-invasive glaucoma surgery.

Throughout his career, Dr. Roeske has emerged as a leader in his field. His particular area of interest in combining his over 20 years of experience with refractive and LASIK surgery with refractive cataract and premium lens technology to produce positive outcomes using the most advanced and current technology. Learn More


Kellie Satterfield, M.D.

Kellie Satterfield, M.D.

Oculofacial Plastic Surgeon

Dr. Kellie Satterfield is a highly accomplished, board-certified, fellowship-trained oculofacial plastic and reconstructive surgeon, bringing a wealth of experience to the San Diego area.

Dr. Satterfield’s expertise includes various aspects of oculofacial surgery, including facial cosmetics, eyelid malposition correction, blepharoplasty, ptosis repair, eyelid skin cancer treatment with MOHS reconstruction, facial trauma reconstruction, and ocular tearing management. Additionally, she offers advanced cometic treatments such as facial fat transfer, scar revision, neurotoxins (Botox), fillers, and chemical peels. Learn More


Catherine Sheils, M.D.


Catherine R. Sheils, M.D. a board-certified and fellowship-trained ophthalmologist specializing in glaucoma and cataract surgery. Dr. Sheils provides exceptional eye care to help her patients achieve optimal vision. Fluent in English and possessing a working knowledge of medical Spanish, Dr. Sheils ensures effective communication with a diverse range of patients. She is accepting new patients! Learn More


Philip Taunton, O.D.


Dr. Taunton is a therapeutic optometrist and contact lens specialist. He has special expertise in aphakic, keratoconus and post-surgical contact lens fitting. Dr. Taunton was also the first optometrist in California to receive certification for the treatment and management of glaucoma. Learn More!


Schedule an Appointment at Eye Care of San Diego

If you would like to schedule an appointment with one of the ophthalmologists or optometrists at Eye Care of San Diego, please contact us today.

You can reach our La Jolla, Mission Hills or Escondido offices at (800) 765-2737. Or, you can fill out our online contact form and a member of our team will be in touch with you shortly.