Dr. Territo grew up in Bedford, Pennsylvania, just south of Pittsburgh. After getting her undergraduate degree in the area, she moved to the Pacific Northwest and immediately fell in love with her new home.
Dr. Territo attended Pacific University College of Optometry and graduated in 2019. She knew from a young age she wanted to be an optometrist with multiple family members practicing in the field. Dr. Territo completed clinical rotations within ophthalmology, Indian Health Services, as well as providing eye care to our veterans at Lexington VAMC and active service members abroad at Stuttgart Army Base in Stuttgart, Germany.
She is passionate about providing care to all ages. She especially enjoys working with young patients and educating them on how corrective lenses can facilitate ones learning and growth. Her clinical interests lie in primary care optometry as well as the management and treatment of diabetic eye disease, macular degeneration, glaucoma, dry eye syndrome and myopia management. She believes every patient is unique and special and deserves individualized treatment plans.
While at Pacific University, Dr. Territo discovered her passion for humanitarian work. She additionally became a board member for AMIGOs, a nonprofit organization providing eye care services to underprivileged around the world. Dr. Territo has attended trips to both Cambodia and Belize helping thousands in restoring their sight.
In her free time, Dr. Territo enjoys exploring all that Oregon has to offer. She is an avid outdoor enthusiast: hiking, cycling, long distance running and cross country skiing. Additionally, she enjoys playing classical piano, golfing and competitive bowling.