James Toop O.D., Ph.D.

 James Toop O.D., Ph.D.

Bio

Dr. Toop was born in Edinburgh, Scotland. He earned his bachelor’s degree at the University of Edinburgh and continued on to earn his Ph.D. there, as…

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Patient Care Philosophy

Everyone will receive the best possible care, whether it is a straightforward update of a glasses or contact lens prescription, or management of a complex ocular condition, without discrimination. Everyone will be treated courteously and be seen in a timely fashion whenever possible.

Personal Interests

Dr. Toop lives in Kenmore, Washington with his wife. He has 3 children and 4 grandchildren. His pastimes include photography and biking. He also has an inquisitive mind for computing.

Education

InstitutionCredentialYear
New England College of OptometryMedical education1984

DegreeDescriptionYear
OD1984
Dr. Toop was born in Edinburgh, Scotland. He earned his bachelor’s degree at the University of Edinburgh and continued on to earn his Ph.D. there, as well. Subsequently, Dr. Toop completed a research fellowship at UCLA. After being involved in research for several years, he undertook further education and earned his O.D. from the New England College of Optometry in Boston, Massachusetts. Dr. Toop is a primary care optometrist and UW teaching associate with an emphasis on contact lens fitting. Dr. Toop sees patients of all ages, from five years old and up. He provides complete eye exams, with referral to appropriate specialists as needed, and fitting of soft and hard contact lenses for cosmetic or therapeutic reasons.

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