Dr. Katie Dugan, optometrist, attended California State University, San Marcos for her undergraduate work. She received her doctorate from Western University of Health Sciences, College of Optometry in Pomona in 2014. She graduated Magna Cum Laude with the highest grade on Part I and II of National Boards in her class. Dr. Dugan joined her father in practice after working in the office for nearly 9 years as the office manager.
Dr. Dugan has a special interest vision therapy and pediatric vision care, an area of optometry that Western University emphasizes. This interest grew out of Dr. Dugan’s love of children and her close work with her mother, Mary Venittelli, who is a special education teacher in the Temecula school district.To learn more about what Vision Therapy is, please visit this website: College of Optometrists in Vision Development.
Dr. Dugan and her husband of 6 years live in South Temecula. They enjoy hiking, riding bikes, and camping together with their dog, Hank.
Dr. Dugan has a passion for humanitarian mission trips. She has performed eye exams and delivered glasses to El Salvador, Jamaica, Ghana, and Mexico. (See photos below)
She looks forward to taking care of all of your and your family’s eye care needs.