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Jeremy Shumaker, OD

Jeremy Shumaker.

Assistant Clinical Professor

School of Optometry


Dr. Jeremy Shumaker received his Doctorate of Optometry degree from the UC Berkeley School of Optometry. Since graduating, he has remained connected to the school working in the Clinical Research Center and as an Assistant Clinical Professor. He has more than decade of experience working as a private practice clinician with special interest in vision therapy for learning-related vision problems, sports vision performance training, and concussion rehabilitation.

As Chief of Berkeley Optometry’s Sports Vision and Concussion Clinic, he mentors 4th year optometry interns and serves patients referred from UCSF/Benioff Children’s Hospital, Stanford, professional and youth teams, and myriad other health care professionals throughout the bay area and beyond. Dr. Shumaker joined the Rising Star Optometry practice in 2005 and expanded their offerings to include general exams for adults and kids, pediatric and specialty contact lens fittings including myopia control, and sports performance enhancement and concussion rehabilitation through vision training.

Dr. Shumaker is also collaborating on research studies in vision training and sports performance enhancement as well as concussion-related photophobia (light sensitivity).