Born in Hollywood, Dr. Pesner attended UCLA, graduated from Southern California College of Optometry in 1971 and has practiced in Los Altos since 1982 after moving from Southern California. He seeks to give each of his patients the most warm and thorough care. He has been married to wife Lou since 1978 and has two children, Leah and Brian. Dr. Sam is past president of the Rotary Club of Los Altos and a past board member of the Chamber of Commerce.
Dr. Pesner is an active member of the American Optometric Association, California Optometric Association, Santa Clara County Optometric Society, Los Altos Rotary Club, Los Altos Chamber of Commerce, and Boy Scouts of America. He is Paragon CRT certified as well.
In his spare time, Dr. Pesner enjoys travel, photography, playing the guitar & ukulele, and good times spent with family and friends.