Dr. Valerie Itamura, OD
Vancouver Vision Clinic - Downtown Office
Dr. Itamura is a native of the Vancouver / Portland area. She grew up admiring the skills of her father, who was a well-regarded optometric physician. Following in his footsteps, she attended college at Pacific University and later received her doctor of optometry degree from there in 1982. Patients appreciate her attention to detail, and are drawn to her warmth and humor. She has been a longstanding member of the American Optometric Association, and has been a past recipient of the Optometric Recognition Award. She volunteers numerous hours annually to the Claudia Swanson Chapter of the Friends of Doernbecher Hospital, and serves on the Board of Directors for this organization. Dr. Itamura also stays involved with the Vancouver Downtown Association She has evaluated several contact lens materials as part of past clinical studies. Dr. Itamura likes to likes to spend time on the Oregon Coast, but family and home are her highest priorities. She and her husband have one son.