Get to know Pediatric Ophthalmologist Dr. Yvette Jockin, who serves patients in San Diego, California.
Dr. Jockin is a pediatric ophthalmologist who can be found on staff at Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego.
Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego is the largest children’s hospital in California and provides services to San Diego, southern Riverside, and Imperial counties. The hospital has 524 beds and provides comprehensive pediatric specialties and subspecialties to patients aged 0–21.
Since Rady Children’s first opened its doors in 1954, its mission has been “to restore, sustain, and enhance the health and developmental potential of children through excellence in care, education, research, and advocacy.”
Throughout her academic career, Dr. Jockin graduated with her medical degree from the University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences in 1991. She then performed her internship at Maine Medical Center in 1992 and her residency in ophthalmology at University Hospitals in Cleveland in 1995.
A Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, she is board-certified in ophthalmology by the American Board of Ophthalmology (ABO). The ABO is an independent, non-profit organization responsible for certifying ophthalmologists in the United States of America.
Practicing medicine in California, Dr. Jockin is affiliated with Palomar Medical Center Escondido and Palomar Medical Center Poway. She is also the Founder of Teem MD, a non-profit healthcare cooperative in San Diego.
Ophthalmology is a branch of medicine and surgery, which deals with the diagnosis and treatment of eye disorders. Pediatric ophthalmologists are trained to diagnose, treat, and manage all children’s eye problems, as well as prescribe eyeglasses and contact lenses. They are also skilled at recognizing the sometimes subtle signs of an eye problem that a baby or young child cannot describe.
Honoring her 30+ year fruitful career, Dr. Jockin is the recipient of Patients’ Choice Award (2012, 2014) and Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014).
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