Dr. Anacleto "Nick" Gutierrez, M.P.H., Optometrist
Anacleto "Nick" Gutierrez, O.D, M.P.H., is a graduate of U.C. Berkeley School of Optometry and the graduate program in Public Health at the U.C. Berkeley School of Public Health. At the start Dr. Gutierrez's career he was a founder of "La Clinica", a non-profit clinic in Oakland and taught as a faculty member of the U.C. Berkeley School of Optometry. He has worked for the State of California as a Statewide Optometric Consultant.
Dr. Gutierrez started his private practice in 1980 with a one staff member. The office has also grown with an on-site fabricating optical lab, full frame dispensary, and a staff of eleven. He is accomplished at the detection of ocular pathology, design and fitting of regular contacts as well as difficult to fit contacts. He co-manages and provides post-surgical care for cataracts and LASIK refractive surgery with the best ophthalmologists and laser centers in Sacramento. Dr. Gutierrez currently examines patients from mostly the larger Sacramento metropolitan area which includes Midtown, East Sacramento, Land Park, South Sacramento, Elk Grove, Folsom, El Dorado Hills, Roseville, Rockland, Rancho Cordova, West Sacramento, Woodland and Davis. Many patients still travel from all parts of the country to be examined with Dr. Gutierrez.
He is State Board of Optometry certified as an Optometrist and in Ocular diagnostics, therapeutic, lacrimal duct probing, and glaucoma treatment. He treats other medical eye problems such as pink eye, styes, eye allergies, red eyes and dry eyes. He will perform minor procedures from foreign body removal to irrigation of a plugged puncta to punctual occlusion for dry eyes.
Dr. Gutierrez has twice been the President of the Sacramento Valley Optometric Society. He is currently the Chairman of the Board for the Vision One Credit Union, a member of the California Optometric Association, Sacramento Valley Optometry Society, and the American Optometric Association.
Dr. Gutierrez is a panel member of many vision insurances, a partial list includes VSP (Vision Services Plan), Medicare, MES, Eye Med, Safeguard, Superior Vision, Tricare, Optum Health Vision and others.