Jeff Tsao, MD attended UC Berkeley as a Regents’ and Chancellor’s Scholar and graduated with a major in Molecular and Cell Biology, emphasis in Neurobiology, then completed medical school at UC San Diego. He finished with ophthalmology residency training at the UC Irvine Gavin Herbert Eye Institute then returned to the Bay Area to join Spectrum Eye Physicians, providing comprehensive ophthalmologic care with a passion for cataract surgery and treatment of diabetic eye disease. He is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, with research interests centered in diagnostic devices as well as innovative surgical instruments.
He is proficient in medical Spanish and enjoys learning languages, particularly Chinese, Japanese, and French. Outside of medical practice, he enjoys crafting with origami and wirework as well as pursuing the arts of piano music and traditional archery. Dr. Tsao practices at the Freedom (Watsonville) and Hollister offices.