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Jona Johnson, O.D.



About me:

Jona Johnson, OD, MBA

Areas of Expertise:

  • Comprehensive Optometry
  • Contact Lenses

Locations:

North Portland | (503) 285-1671

 

Dr. Johnson takes pride in high quality vision care. She finds it important to stay up to date with the latest advancements in contact lenses, prescription eyewear, and scientific research.

“The eyes are incredible. Through a comprehensive vision exam we are able to assess for ocular diseases such as glaucoma and macular degeneration. But the eyes also provide a window to systemic health and we can gain insight on diseases including diabetes and hypertension.”

“One of the reasons I love what I do is because I am able to cater my exam to the specific needs of the patient. I enjoy taking the time to understand their visual needs so I can educate and make recommendations accordingly.”

 


Dr. Johnson was born in Winnipeg, Canada and grew up in Happy Valley, Oregon. At a young age recognized the gratification that comes with helping others. Throughout school she was active in several sports as well as volunteer groups. After graduating from Clackamas High School she moved to New York and attended Utica College. While there, she played on the women's ice hockey team, was active in the Asa Gray Biology Society and co-founded the college's Pre-Med Club. At the time she did not know what career path to take but recognized that the college needed an organization to support and educate students on the many health care options available.  Dr. Johnson decided to become an optometrist after seeing what a large impact they have on improving their patient's quality of life.


After receiving her Honors Biology degree and Chemistry minor, Dr. Johnson was accepted into Pacific University College of Optometry. At Pacific she played intramural soccer and was active in student government as Vice President of her class. She used her developing optometry knowledge to participate in volunteer vision screenings and participated in a trip to El Salvador. While completing her clinical experience, she recognized the importance of business to the community and co-enrolled in the Pacific University College of Business. She received both her Master of Business Administration and Doctorate of Optometry from Pacific University.

Dr. Johnson joined EyeHealth Northwest immediately after graduation and is grateful to have the opportunity to work with such a talented pool of ophthalmologists, optometrists, technicians, and staff. She feels honored to use her knowledge to serve patients. She is a member of the Oregon Optometric Physicians Association and the American Optometric Association. During her free time she enjoys running and has completed the Portland Marathon and several Hood to Coast events. She loves spending time with family, live music, and confesses to a bit of a coffee addiction. She believes in the importance of giving back to the community and does volunteer vision screenings for both the Washington and Oregon Special Olympics.

 

Education:


2012-2016

Doctorate of Optometry 
Pacific University College of Optometry
Forest Grove, OR

2014 - 2015

Masters of Business Administration (MBA)        
Pacific University College of Optometry
Forest Grove, OR

2007 – 2011

Bachelor of Science    
Utica College
Utica, New York
Major: Honors Biology
Minor: Chemistry

Clinical Rotations:

ICON LASIK – Fourth Year Rotation Spring 2016 Denver, Colorado
  • Refractive surgery clinic specializing in LASIK, cataract and corneal cross-linking procedures
  • Co-management setting alongside ophthalmology performing pre- and post-op care as well as medical and primary care exams
  • Specialty contact lens fittings for patients with corneal ectasia
Lebanon Veteran’s Association Hospital –Winter 2016 Rotation Lebanon, Pennsylvania
  • Primary care, ocular disease and low vision
  • Improved skills in performing and evaluating ancillary testing (OCT, VF, B-scans, etc)
  • Government Hospital

Northwest EyeCare Professionals – Fall 2015 Rotation

Clackamas, Oregon
  • Specialty clinic in binocular vision, traumatic brain injury rehabilitation and special needs patients
  • Practiced under the supervision of Dr. Bruce Wojciechowski
  • Private practice setting

Kaiser Permanente - Summer 2015 Rotation

Vancouver, Washington
  • Primary care, ocular disease and surgery co-management
  • High volume managed care hospital setting

Work Experience:

Pacific University College of Optometry – Building Monitor
  • Forest Grove, OR
VCA Southwest Portland Animal Hospital – Front Office Assistant
  • Portland, OR
Alpha Broadcasting – Promotions Team Member
  • Portland, OR
LifePower Chiropractic – Chiropractic Assistant
  • Wampsville, NY

Professional Licenses and Certifications:

Licensed Doctor of Optometry- State of Oregon - June 2016-Present
Basic Life Support CPR Certified -June 2016-Present
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) -Nov 2012-Present
Ocular injections certified, Pacific University - May 2012

 

Professional Affiliations:

Pacific Student Optometric Association (SOA), representative, 2012-2016
American Optometric Student Association (AOSA), member, 2012-2016
Oregon Optometric Physicians Association (OOPA), member, 2012-2016

Practice Locations:

North Portland
3246 N. Lombard
Portland, OR 97217
Phone : (503) 285-1671


 

 

 

Preparing for your Visit:

Prior to Your Appointment: Please complete and print the Patient history, HIPPA and payment policy forms even if you are an established patient. Once you have completed the forms, please bring them with you on the day of your appointment. Due to privacy issues, please do not attempt to send these forms to our office via e-mail.

Please check with your insurance company(s) to verify your “vision care” coverage for routine eye examinations by calling the customer service phone number listed on your insurance card. You may also call this same number to verify “medical” benefits for medically necessary visits and procedures.

The Day of Your Appointment:
Bring your current medical insurance card(s) with you.

  • The co-pay amount listed on your insurance card will be collected at the time of your visit.
  • For charges not covered by your individual insurance plan, payment is due at the time of service. Prompt pay discounts are available on certain services. Please ask at the front desk.

As part of your examination with us today, your pupils may be dilated. With dilation, most people experience light sensitivity and difficulty with near vision (such as reading). Some individuals also have difficulty seeing in the distance. The effects of the dilation can last several hours.

Patient Forms:

Patient History

HIPAA

Payment Policy

Request an Appointment:

Or call:

North Portland: (503) 285-1671  

Patient Accounts:

If you have questions about your account or insurance, please call our patient accounts representatives at: 503-344-5115.

 

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