Dr. Mishima grew up in Southern California and attended UC San Diego and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in biology. After college, he received his doctorate degree from Pacific University College of Optometry in Forest Grove, Oregon. He received his clinical training at the San Diego Naval Hospital and various outpatient clinics in the Portland area.
Dr. Mishima has been with DLP Eye Group for more than 20 years and is currently an optometrist at our Huntington Park office. Before joining DLP, he worked at several private practices and was Director of Optometry at Community Health Foundation of East LA.
His interest includes primary eye care and medical optometry with an emphasis on post-op care and the diagnosing, treatment, and co-management of various ocular conditions and diseases. Dr. Mishima was one of the first optometrists to be certified to treat glaucoma in California.
Outside of work Dr. Mishima enjoys spending time with his family, taking trips to Hawaii and Las Vegas, exercising, and going on his annual deep-sea fishing trip. He speaks both English and Spanish.