Dean Ezaki, O.D.
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Dean A. Ezaki, O.D.

Dr. Ezaki graduated in 1973 from the University of California School of Optometry in Berkeley, CA. As a clinical professor he taught at the School of Optometry at the University of Waterloo in Kitchner, Ontario, Canada from 1973-1974. He taught as a clinical professor for the School of Optometry at the University of California in Berkeley from 1975-1977. He was the chief of department for the Vision Eye Clinic at La Clinica De La Raza in Oakland from 1975-1978. Dr. Ezaki opened his practice in Sonoma in 1980. The doctor is a member of the California Optometric Association and the American Optometric Association.  Dr. Ezaki regularly donates exams for community fundraisers and works with the Lions club to offer vision care to the needy.

Joelle Zarzana, O.D.

Dr. Zarzana is from Sonoma and received her Bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences with an emphasis in Neurobiology, while pre-med, from the University of California, Davis. She attended U.C. Berkeley, where she received a second Bachelors degree in Vision Science, while earning her Doctorate in optometry in 2004. Dr. Zarzana performed vision screening on students (K-12) for Alameda and Contra Costa County. She was a managing optometrist for EyExam and won managing optometrist of the year in 2007. She currently shares time in our practice, while working for a large ophthalmology/optometry medical practice in the Napa Valley for 13 years. She was active in local volunteer work, partnering with charitable organizations to provide free eye exams to those in need. Dr. Zarzana lives in Sonoma with her husband, two children and their dog. She enjoys spending time with her family and close friends, volunteering at her children’s schools and traveling when not in clinic.

Sandra Hermosillo, Office Manager

Sandra is our office manager currently upholding the quality of care our patients have come to count on.  She is also studying to obtain her Optician Certification through the National Academy of Opticianry.  She joined Dr. Ezaki’s team in October 2000, as receptionist, billing agent and resident computer technician.  Over the past 19 years she has worked to  expand her duties and became the office’s primary optician in September 2006; now as of May 2012 she became our office manager.

Nannette Andrade, Billing Agent

Nannette joined our team in June of 2009 and brings her expertise in working with systems, numbers and customer service to our office. Handling billing and accounts receivable, she efficiently maintains the constant details of the business. She is currently our main billing agent, she understands the ins and outs of most insurances. She also expertly handles the correspondence for appointments and birthday mail.  She is also currently studying to be an optician.

Mary Bruno, Receptionist

Mary is the newest member of our team.  She has over 10 years experience with customer service. When you call she can quickly get you scheduled for your appointment and give you a sense of what your insurance will cover. Her upbeat attitude and energy is refreshing. She is also currently in training to be an optician.