About Us

Meet Our Doctors

Paul J. Dougherty, M.D.

Medical Director of Dougherty Laser Vision Paul J. Dougherty MD is among the nation’s most experienced laser and lens-based vision correction surgeons. In addition to serving as medical director of Dougherty Laser Vision (with offices in Westlake Village, Camarillo, San Luis Obispo and Beverly Hills, California)…

Adam Abroms, M.D.

Dr. Adam Abroms, MD has been in practice on the Central Coast as a board-certified eye surgeon and ophthalmologist since 1999. He received his undergraduate degree in Physics and Applied Mathematics from Harvard University. He received both MD and Masters of Surgery (CM) degrees from McGill University where he received an Osler Medical Aid Foundation Scholarship and a Hewlett-Packard Medical Graduate Award for being in the top of his class.

Xiaolin (Lynn) Zhang, M.D.

Xiaolin (Lynn) Zhang, M.D. is a dry eye specialist, and a board-certified Ophthalmologist who is expertly trained to perform refractive, cataract, and corneal surgeries. She specializes in the medical and surgical management of anterior segment-related disorders.

Joseph Chen, M.D.

Joseph Chen MD is a board-certified Glaucoma Specialist who specializes in laser assisted and premium cataract surgery as well as the medical and surgical treatment of glaucoma. He graduated from Stanford University in 2004 and went on to receive his medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX, one of the top 10 medical schools in the country…

Houman Vosoghi, M.D.

Dr. Houman Vosoghi is an Ophthalmologist that specializes in the medical and surgical management of Glaucoma. He graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychobiology from U.C.L.A and received his medical degree with AOA honors from the University of Buffalo.

Asha Balakrishnan, M.D.

Dr. Asha Balakrishnan (“Bala”) is a cataract, cornea, and refractive surgeon and a board-certified ophthalmologist. She joins DLV after having served as the Director of the Cornea and Refractive Surgery service and an Associate Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of Louisville.

Patrick J. Pham, M.D.

Dr. Patrick J. Pham is a board-certified cataract, refractive, and cornea surgeon. He was born and raised in Los Angeles and earned a biology degree with distinction from the University of California, Berkeley. graduated at the top of his class at Texas Tech University School of Medicine…

Sanket U. Shah, M.D.

Dr. Sanket U. Shah is a board-certified Ophthalmologist with a specialization in medical and surgical diseases of the retina and the vitreous. He received his medical degree from the Seth G. S. Medical College and King Edward Memorial Hospital in Mumbai, India. He spent two years pursuing a research fellowship in ocular oncology at the Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia, PA; and a second research fellowship in retina at the Jules Stein Eye Institute at UCLA in Los Angeles, CA.

Dr. Anh Le, O.D.

Clinical Director Dr. Anh Le grew up in Los Angeles and attended UCLA where he earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Neuroscience and was a member of the Alpha Lambda Delta and Phi Eta Sigma honor societies. After graduation, Dr. Le engaged in clinical research at…

Sidra Qadri, O.D.

Dr. Sidra Qadri, OD grew up in Houston, Texas where she attended the University of Houston and double-majored in Psychology and Biology with a minor in Health Sciences. Dr. Qadri served as the President of the Pre-Optometry Organization and also held the title of campus…

J Richard Rishko, O.D.

Dr. J Richard Rishko, OD has been in private practice since 1980. A graduate of the Pennsylvania College of Optometry and Fellow in the College of Optometrists in Vision Development.