Dr. Tamara Gutierrez
Dr. Tamara Gutierrez is a native to Las Vegas, Nevada. She graduated from University of Nevada, Las Vegas with a Bachelor of Science in Biology. Dr. Gutierrez then furthered her education at Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, TN. She completed externships at Mike O’Callahan Hospital at Nellis Air Force Base and Total Eye Care – a clinic specializing in glaucoma in Memphis, TN. She was actively involved in SVOSH (Students Volunteering Optometric Services to Humanity) and she helped serve the underprivileged in Costa Rica.
After graduating from optometry school in 2003, Dr. Gutierrez returned to her home in Las Vegas to serve her community. She developed her skills at two busy optometric practices in Las Vegas, and she has experienced the commercial and private sides of optometry. It was her experience working for a private practice that fueled her desire to open her own office.
Dr. Gutierrez opened Elite Eye Care in January 2008. It is her commitment to the community to provide excellence in every aspect of eye care by offering the latest in high tech diagnostic equipment, a large inventory of fashionable eyewear, high quality contact lenses and a highly trained staff. She believes it is important that you fully understand your visual condition and that all your questions are thoroughly answered. Personalized, efficient service and patient education is the cornerstone of our practice.
Dr. Marilyn Gonzalez
Dr. Marilyn Gonzalez was born and raised in Southern California. She completed her undergraduate studies at the University of California at Irvine and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. She went on to earn her Doctorate of Optometry degree with honors from the Southern California College of Optometry in 1996.
Dr. Gonzalez completed her externships in Los Angeles in outreach clinics located in underprivileged areas of town and also at the Veterans Administration Hospital. She opened her own private practice soon after graduation and worked there until she moved her family to Las Vegas in January of 2000.
Since being in Nevada, she has worked in retail and hospital based optometry where she obtained extensive experience in the treatment and management of ocular disease, fitting medically necessary contact lenses and in pediatric eyecare.
Dr. Beena Patel
Dr. Beena Patel was born and raised in Las Vegas. She graduated from the University of Nevada Las Vegas with a Bachelors in Science. She attended the Southern California College of Optometry in Fullerton to obtain her Doctorate in Optometry. After graduating in 2019, Dr. Patel moved back to Las Vegas to practice and serve the Las Vegas community.
In her final year in optometry school, she completed externships at the Veterans Affair hospital in Las Vegas, David Grant Medical Center at Travis AFB, and the University Eye Center in Los Angeles. This cumulative set of experiences equipped her with well-rounded clinical knowledge to move forward with.