Brief History of East-West Eye Institute, Inc.

1947
Dr. Kambara starts his practice in Gardena

1948
Dr. George Kambara establishes practice in Little Tokyo Taul Building on First Street

1949
Office relocates to 317 E. Second Street in Little Tokyo

1965
Office relocates to 321 E. Second Street in Little Tokyo

1984
Dr. Fred Kurata joins Dr. Kambara
Practice was renamed Kambara-Kurata Eye Medical Group

1987
Dr. Jean Katow joins Dr. Kambara and Dr. Kurata

1988
Dr. Eric Miyamoto joins the practice
Kambara-Kurata- Katow Eye Medical Group opens up in Gardena

1990
Little Tokyo relocates to 420 E. Third Street
Dr. Kambara formally retires on June 30, 1990
Dr. Steve Kurata joins EWEI
Practice is renamed East-West Eye Institute

1996
EWEI opens on the Westside

1997
EWEI opens in Torrance

1999
Dr. Albert Davis joins EWEI

2002
Dr. Charles Janes joins EWEI
Dr. Benjamin Chau joins EWEI
Dr. Philip Diorio joins EWEI

2004
Dr. Nicholas Marsico joins EWEI

2011
Dr. Joseph Davidson joins EWEI

2013
Dr. Alex Liu joins EWEI
Dr. James Bryan joins EWEI
Pasadena EWEI opens

2014
Awaken Medispa Opens

2015
EWEI Opens Hearing Center with Dr. Blank Ste. 602

2016
Dr. Natalie Attenello joins Awaken

2017
Dr. Harold E. Reaves joins EWEI