Doctors & Staff
Meet the experienced and friendly doctors and staff who make Partners Pacific Optometry a proud provider of vision care products and services in Fountain Valley.
Dr. Nhat Le-Huynh, O.D.
Dr. Nhat Le-Huynh, O.D. was raised in Garden Grove and is a Southern California native. She received a Bachelors of Arts in Human Development from the University of California, San Diego, Revelle College in 2002. She attended the Illinois College of Optometry in Chicago and obtained a Doctorate of Optometry with Clinical Honors in 2007
Dr. Le has over 12 years of extensive clinical experience. Dr. Le is licensed in the treatment and management of ocular diseases including Glaucoma. Her full scope of optometric care includes specialty contact lens fitting, refractive surgery, dry eye treatment, and binocular vision dysfunctions. Over the years, she has worked for several optometric settings including: Providence VA Hospital in Rhode Island, Managing Doctor for Eyexam of California, and joined Partners Pacific Optometry in 2011. Dr. Le’spassion for optometry extends beyond the exam room. She enjoys working with children and services underprivileged children in the local schools providing vision exams and glasses.
Dr. Le currently resides in Irvine with her husband, Phu, and their two beautiful young daughters, Madison and Kennedy. She stays actively involved in her church, community, and daughter’s school. When she has any free time, she enjoys running, crafting, cooking and going to Disneyland with her family.
Alison E. Noritake, O.D.
Dr. Noritake is a full scope optometrist with an emphasis in ocular disease and specialty contact lenses. During her clinical education, she practiced in a large variety of clinical settings, allowing her to experience private practice and hospital-based optometry. Dr. Noritake is certified to prescribe therapeutic pharmaceutical agents and to treat and manage ocular disease, including glaucoma.
Despite loving her time in New York City, Dr. Noritake decided to return to California in order to be closer to her family. She enjoys baking, hiking, and traveling. She recently took up cycling, so be on the lookout for her if you are ever at the Rose Bowl!
Dr. Gordon K. Ota, O.D.
Dr. Gordon K. Ota, O.D. is a Southern California native and graduate of the University of California at Irvine, School of Biological Sciences, where he was awarded cum laude status. While at UCI, his research work with Allergan Pharmaceuticals helped launch the advent of several groundbreaking anti-glaucoma medications. He obtained his Doctorate of Optometry degree from the University of California in Berkeley and was an honors graduate in both the doctoral program as well as from the research department of Physiological Optics.
Dr. Ota has extensive clinical experience in most aspects of vision care including contact lens fittings and technology, refractive surgery, and medical management of ocular disease. He gained invaluable experience in medical eye care while on staff with several prominent area Ophthalmology clinics and has a passion for keeping on the “cutting edge” of Optometric Science and Technology. In practice in Fountain Valley since 1984, Dr. Ota is a frequent guest lecturer to nursing and hospital-based organizations and also lends his support and skills to overseas medical missions groups. He has been a long-time member of the American Optometric and California Optometric Associations.
Dr Ota resides in Orange County with his wonderful wife, Ann, and their three beautiful children. He stays actively involved with his church, community, and youth-based organizations having held a number of positions from coaching basketball to organizing non-profit events and fundraisers.
Above all, for over 25 years, Dr. Ota and Staff have always worked diligently to put the welfare and needs of their patients foremost… we just love to be of help!
Dr. Seiju E. Terada, O.D.
Dr. Seiju E. Terada, O.D. has been interested in the healthcare field, starting with his education in the public grade school system. His time spent volunteering in a medical center intensive care unit helped foster a desire to work with patients and to understand the importance of empathetic, patient-centered, quality care. He attended UCLA and graduated with honors with a bachelor’s degree in Biology. He then received his education from the University of California at Berkeley, School of Optometry where he attained his Doctorate of Optometry. He has gained recognition as a Fellow in the prestigious American Academy of Optometry, an organization dedicated to promoting the highest standards of optometric practice through clinical care, education and research.
Dr. Terada has worked for several years in private optometric practice. He has been a clinical associate of several excellent private ophthalmology practices that specialized in refractive surgeries, advanced cataract procedures and glaucoma. He also has been involved in a vision screening program, of public school age children, that emphasized the early intervention and treatment of vision problems. Dr. Terada currently practices in Fountain Valley and specializes in contact lens fittings, laser refractive procedures and the diagnosis and treatment of eye diseases and disorders.
Dr. Terada has been a member of the American Optometric Association, the California Optometric Association and has served on the board of the Asian American Optometric Society as President.
Dr. Terada is a native Californian and lives in Orange County with his wife Chris, who is also a practicing optometrist, and sons Gregory and Tyler. They enjoy camping, hiking, skiing and roller hockey. He is also involved in coaching youth basketball and baseball. He is bilingual, speaking fluent Japanese.