Tin Tran, O.D.

Tin Tran, O.D., brings a diverse and extensive background in optometry to our team, enriched by a deep commitment to patient care across all age groups. Dr. Tran completed his Doctor of Optometry at the prestigious University of California, Berkeley, after earning a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry from the University of California, Los Angeles. His academic journey began at Diablo Valley College, where he laid the groundwork for his future in healthcare.


Dr. Tran’s clinical experience is broad and varied, encompassing internships and externships that have honed his skills in multiple optometry specialties. He has provided exceptional care in settings ranging from the Meredith W. Morgan University Eye Center in Berkeley to the Palo Alto VA Medical Center, and the Vandenberg Air Force Base, offering services in binocular vision, digital telemedicine, low vision, myopia control, ocular disease, pediatrics, and primary care. His externships specifically focused on delivering primary care to enlisted airmen, veterans, and their families, as well as geriatric veterans, showcasing his versatility and dedication to serving diverse patient populations.

In his professional career, Dr. Tran has worked as an associate optometrist in several respected practices in California, including Blackstone Optometry, Catherine Kim Optometry, Somi Kim Optometry, and Beverly Plaza Optometric, where he continues to serve. His expertise spans pediatric to geriatric care, specializing in refraction, soft contact lens fittings, and the diagnosis and treatment of anterior and posterior segment diseases. Dr. Tran has a keen interest in dry eye treatment, reflecting his patient-centered approach to optometry.

Dr. Tran’s commitment to community service is evident through his volunteer work, including preschool vision screenings and mentoring for the Berkeley Optometry Foresight Club. His research experience in undergraduate labs at UCLA, working with bacterial and yeast cells, showcases his scientific curiosity and foundational knowledge.

A member of esteemed organizations such as the American Academy of Optometry, American Optometric Association, and National Optometric Student Association, Dr. Tran is also BLS CPR certified and proficient in multiple EMR systems, ensuring the highest standards of care and efficiency in our practice.

We are delighted to have Dr. Tin Tran as part of our team, where his extensive experience, dedication to patient care, and commitment to community service will continue to enrich the lives of our patients and contribute to the excellence of our practice.