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Doctors & Staff

Meet the experienced and friendly doctors and staff who make Hawthorne Optometry a proud provider of vision care products and services in Hawthorne.

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Dr. Michaela Yaccobi

Dr. Michaela Yaccobi, a Los Angeles native, is a dedicated optometrist passionate about improving the vision and eye health of her patients. She earned her undergraduate degree from the University of California, San Diego, where she developed a strong foundation in the sciences. Following her passion for eye care, Dr. Yaccobi pursued her Doctor of Optometry degree at Western University of Health Sciences.

Throughout her career, Dr. Yaccobi has demonstrated a commitment to providing personalized care and staying at the forefront of advancements in optometry. Her empathetic approach and attention to detail ensure that each patient receives the highest quality of service.

When she’s not in the office, Dr. Yaccobi enjoys soaking up the outdoors with her beloved dog and indulging her passion for baking. Whether it’s experimenting with new recipes or perfecting classic treats, Dr. Yaccobi finds joy in the creative process and sharing her delicious creations with friends and family.

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Yanti Maanum, Office Manager

Yanti has been the office manager for Hawthorne Optometry for 10 years! From the front office, insurance claims, accounts receivable and payable and just about everything else she is our go to girl! She speaks fluent Indonesian.

With her vast amount of experience and her friendly smile, Yanti keeps everything humming at Hawthorne Optometry. She also, as you may have guessed, Dr. Maanum’s wife.

Photo of JannyJanny Soepadmo, Optician / Front Desk

Janny has worked at Hawthorne Optometry for the last 7 years! She splits her time between her front desk duties and the optical. From verifying patient’s eye insurance to helping them pick the right pair of eyeglasses, she is an indispensable member of our team.

She is certified by ECP University as an advance dispensing professional. She has also completed advanced courses in medical billing and coding.

In her off time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, and going to concerts and movies.