Meet the Optometrist, Dr. Dora Szymanowicz

Dr. Dora Szymanowicz, OD, MS (Business Owner) 

Dr. Dora Szymanowicz is from Orange County CA who did her undergraduate studies at the University of California, Irvine in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, after which she went on to optometry school in Manhattan, New York at SUNY College of Optometry. She got her doctor of optometry degree and masters in vision science in New York in 2011 and she completed her residency in Acquired Brain Injury and Primary Eye Care also in New York.

She has been in practice ever since. She practiced in Queens, NY and in Harlem as well. In 2014 she moved back to Orange County, CA and started working as an independent doctor inside the COSTCO in Norwalk, CA.

In May 2016 she moved to Redding CA and started to work inside Costco as an independent doctor.  She got transferred to the Costco in Rancho Cordova, CA as an independent doctor in August 2019. She does still go to Redding usually one weekend a month for 3 days. She sees patients from 4 years and up. She is very friendly, energetic and easy to talk to.
She will be more than happy to help with any vision related issues.

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Dr. Stephanie Whatley OD (Rancho Cordova Location)

Dr. Stephanie Whatley grew up in Folsom, CA. She graduated from UC Davis with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and then obtained her Doctorate of Optometry from UC Berkeley in 2018. Dr. Whatley has practiced in a few different modalities since then, including a mobile clinic serving the greater Sacramento area, private practice, and a pediatric clinic. In her spare time she enjoys reading, boating, hiking, traveling and spending time with her expanding family. Dr. Whatley is looking forward to taking care of your vision needs.


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Reviews From Our Satisfied Patients

  • "Dora is so professional and seriously knows her stuff. When I went for an eye exam she was very thorough and very involved in understanding my needs and concerns. I would definitely go back and I would definitely recommend! Thank you Dora for being so amazing!"
    Simon P.
  • "I must save I'm very pleased with my level of care with Dr Dora!! She's very friendly, really thorough, explains things well, and is very skilled at her job. I'm really happy with the glasses and contact lenses that I got through her. My contacts are soOoo comfortable!! I trust her work very much adn I've referred a lot of my family and friends to her as well! You won't be disappointed!"
    Shirin Y.
  • "Very professional, friendly doctor and staff. Dr. Dora answered all of my questions and concerns. I would recommend her to anyone."
    Victoria G.