Alumni Board Member
Class of 1986
Dr. Jeff Azus is a 1986 Berkeley Optometry graduate. Upon graduation, he was fortunate enough to find a mentor in 1937 Cal graduate, Dr. George DuPont, who was both an optometrist and ophthalmologist. After 5 years at Newport Eye Medical with Dr. DuPont, Dr. Azus relocated to the Bay Area where he continued his work in ophthalmology with one of the world’s preeminent cataract surgeons, David Chang, MD. Simultaneously, he worked part time at Kaiser Permanente in San Francisco where he later served as chief of Optometry for 14 years. During that time, he served as Regional Optometry Chair for Kaiser Northern California and has mentored several students as a Berkeley Optometry affiliated instructor. He has participated in several vision missions to Latin America with Lions in Sight and is currently on staff at Kaiser Oakland and continues to work at Altos Eye Physicians with Dr. Chang. Both his wife and daughter are Cal graduates and enjoy supporting Cal Athletics.