Jessica Heckman, OD

Dr. Heckman grew up in Minnesota. She received a Bachelor of Arts in Biology at Concordia College in Moorhead, MN and continued on to earn her Doctorate of Optometry from the Pacific University College of Optometry where she graduated with honors. Dr. Heckman joined Chu Vision Institute in 2010. She has experience in full-scope patient care with a special interest in the management of ocular diseases, pre- and post-op care of cataract and refractive surgeries. She has participated as a sub-investigator in over 20 clinical trials at Chu Vision Institute, and lectures locally and nationally. Dr. Heckman runs the education program at Chu Vision Institute and serves as a preceptor for ophthalmic technician students and optometric externs. She founded and serves as the director of the optometric residency program through Pacific University College of Optometry.