Dr. Michelle was born and raised in nearby San Juan Capistrano. She attended St. Edward the Confessor Parish School and Santa Margarita Catholic High School. She completed her undergraduate degree in Biology at the University of California, San Diego, and went on to the Southern California College of Optometry where she graduated in 2001.
Since graduation Dr. Michelle has worked in many different modes of practice, offering her a diverse experience. Her dream was to someday open a practice, and now the time has come.
After optometry school Dr. Michelle moved back to San Juan Capistrano with her husband Jason. They have three children and are involved in many community sports and activities. They are members of St. Edward the Confessor, where their children attend school. Dr. Michelle’s oldest son is a freshman at San Juan Hills High School.
She enjoys, the beach, skiing, bike riding, hiking, running, camping, traveling, knitting, and hanging out with her dogs Chewie & Bailey (aka Monster Panda).