Rachel A. Young

Title(s)Assistant Professor Of Clinical Ophthalmology
AddressHC4 5803 1450 San Pablo Street
Health Sciences Campus
Los Angeles CA 90033-6103
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    University of Illinois at Urbana- ChampaignBS
    New England College of OptometryOD
    VA Long Beach Health Care SystemOptometry Residency
    Collapse Awards and Honors
    2013AAO Public Health Care Poster Award and Travel Grant
    Johnson & Johnson2015The Vision Care Institute, LLC Award
    2016AAO Resident's Day Poster Selection

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    Rachel Young, OD, earned her Bachelors degree in Molecular and Cellular Biology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and her Doctor of Optometry from the New England College of Optometry in Boston, MA. Throughout her optometric training, Dr. Young completed externships in various private practices, community health care clinics, and OD-OMD practices. Following completion of her doctorate, she completed a residency at the VA Long Beach Healthcare System; Major Robert Soltes Jr. OD Blind Rehabilitation Center with an emphasis on Low Vision Rehabilitation and Traumatic Brain Injuries. She is also knowledgeable in the detection and management of various ocular diseases such as glaucoma and diabetic retinopathy.

    Dr. Young joins the prestigious faculty at USC Roski Eye Institute as an Assistant Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology with great enthusiasm and passion to provide the community with the utmost quality of care. Dr. Young strives to further the advancements of optometry through research, dedicated patient care and teaching.