Dr. Stella Levin has graduated from San Francisco State University with two Bachelor degrees, in physiology and psychology. She received her Doctor of Optometry degree from UC Berkeley, School of Optometry in 2003. As an optometry student, Dr. Levin participated in school vision screenings and delivered free eye care to the underprivileged communities. She completed externships at San Francisco and Palo Alto Veterans Affairs Medical Centers where she received valuable clinical training in diagnosis and treatment of ocular diseases, inflammation, trauma, retinopathy, and cataracts.
Upon graduation, she gained unique exposure by teaching optometry interns while working at La Clinica De La Raza in Oakland and also enhanced clinical Spanish. Throughout her clinical career, she has been providing family eye care in both large and small/private practice settings.
California State licensed and board certified in treatment of glaucoma and the use of ocular pharmaceutical agents, Dr. Levin’s training and experience allows her to diagnose, treat, and manage or co-manage variety of eye conditions. Her interests in optometry include primary care, contact lenses, low vision and pathology. She is certified in Paragon Corneal Refractive Therapy (Ortho-K) and is a member of COLA network for Refractive surgeries.
Dr. Levin has been living in the city of Fremont for the past 15 years and is happy to provide vision care in her local community. She speaks fluent Russian, English and clinical Spanish.
In her spare time, Dr. Levin spends her time with her husband and two kids. She enjoys reading historical fiction books, playing with her cats, traveling, skiing, and watching movies.