Jessica Heckman, OD

Jessica Heckman, OD is the VP of Clinical Affairs at Chu Vision Institute in Bloomington, MN. She specializes in the care of cornea, cataract, glaucoma, and refractive surgery patients.

Dr Heckman graduated summa cum laude from Concordia College in Moorhead, MN and then continued her education at Pacific University College of Optometry where she also graduated at the top of her class. She continued her education by completing a residency in Primary Eye Care and Geriatric Optometry at the VA Puget Sound Healthcare System in Tacoma, WA.

Dr Heckman has a passion for teaching and serves as the director of the Chu Vision Institute Optometric Residency program. In addition, she mentors optometric externs from Pacific University College of Optometry, State University of New York (SUNY) College of Optometry, and Salus University. She holds adjunct faculty positions at both Pacific University College of Optometry and SUNY.

Dr Heckman’s passion for teaching is also evident in her patient care. She enjoys educating patients on all of their refractive surgery choices. She takes time with every patient to understand their lifestyle and specific vision requirements to help develop a customized refractive surgery plan.


Chu Vision Institute


9117 Lyndale Avenue South

Bloomington, MN 55420 USA

Telephone – 952-835-1235

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