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Kerri Yoshiyama, OD, FAAO

Kerri Yoshiyama.

Assistant Clinic Director, Assistant Clinical Professor

School of Optometry

230 Minor Hall
Berkeley, CA 94270-2020


(510) 642-0945


Primary Care and Community Health Residency Mentor
Clinical Laboratory Instructor


Yoshiyama K.K., Johnson C.A. (1997) “Which method of flicker perimetry is most effective for detection of glaucomatous visual field loss?” Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 38(11):2270-7.

Tirado, D., Whiteside, M., Yoshiyama, K., “Atypical vs Typical Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension.” California Optometric Association, online CE, Jan. 2020,

About Dr. Yoshiyama

Dr. Kerri Yoshiyama is an optometrist specializing in primary care and ocular disease. She serves as the Assistant Clinic Director at the UC Berkeley School of Optometry, and teaches at all levels of clinical optometry from first year through residency. Her primary focus is on clinical curriculum development, clinical student educational support, and infectious disease policy and prevention. Prior to her time in Berkeley, Dr. Yoshiyama has worked within the Palo Alto VA Healthcare system, served as an Associate Clinical Professor at the New England College of Optometry, and was the Director of Eye Care Services at the Geiger-Gibson Community Health Center. Her research interests include optometric education and utilizing novel teaching methods and technologies to enhance learning. She has been an invited speaker at the American Academy of Optometry (AAO) Clinical Education Symposium and at various Association of Schools and Colleges of Optometry (ASCO) meetings and events. She currently serves on the ASCO Government Affairs Committee.