Dr. John Krochmal grew up in Thousand Oaks, California prior to attending the University of California Irvine where he earned his B.S. in Pharmaceutical Sciences. He pursued a professional Doctor of Optometry degree at the University of California Berkeley College of Optometry. During the academic program, Dr. Krochmal participated in service trips providing eye care to underserved communities in rural Nicaragua and Taiwan. He also belonged to the Betta Sigma Kappa Honor Society and received multiple scholarships for excellence in clinical practice.
Dr. Krochmal went on to complete his externships in specialty eye care settings including: Crownpoint IHS Hospital, VA Pacific Islands, San Rafael Community Clinic, and the Meredith W. Morgan University Eye Center.
When he is not in the clinic, Dr. Krochmal enjoys surfing, scuba diving, and traveling around the world!