Ranjeet S. Bajwa OD FAAO
Dr. Bajwa was born and raised in Porterville, California. After graduation from the University of California, Davis, and the Southern California College of Optometry, Dr. Bajwa completed a one-year residency at the Crown Point Indian Health Services Hospital of the Navajo Nation in Crownpoint, New Mexico. Dr. Bajwa has worked for non-profit health clinics in California, optometry and ophthalmology groups in Bakersfield and Ventura before joining Anacapa Vision.
Dr. Bajwa underwent extensive clinical training at Kaiser Permanente, the Optometric Center of Los Angeles, the Center for the Partially Sighted in Santa Monica, the Gila River Health Care Corporation Eye
Clinic in Sacaton, Arizona, the Foothill Presbyterian Hospital Low Vision Clinic in Glendora and the SCCO Eye Care Center in Fullerton. He enjoyed serving the members of the Navajo nation in Crownpoint, New Mexico at the local hospital’s eye clinic, community clinics, inpatient department and emergency department.
Dr. Bajwa is licensed to treat and manage a wide range of ocular diseases including the diagnosis, treatment and management of glaucoma, diabetes, macular degeneration, allergy and dry eye. He has extensive experience managing the pre- and post-operative care for patients undergoing corrective surgeries such as LASIK, cataract and refractive lens exchange.
He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry, Diplomate of the American Board of Optometry, a member of the American Optometric Association, and an active member of the California Optometric Association. Dr. Bajwa served as the President of the California Optometric Association from 2018-2019.
He has volunteered his skills for clinical missions in the US and internationally, working with groups like Volunteer Optometric Service to Humanity, OneSight, and the Special Olympics.
When Dr. Bajwa is not treating patients he likes to spend his free time with his wife and two young children. Dr. Bajwa has a wide variety of interests including cooking, cinema, music and photography, but most of his is spent reading and playing with his children.