Dr. Nelson Preschel

Is among the few eye surgeons in the world who hold advanced fellowship training in multiple disciplines, including cornea surgery, refractive surgery, anterior segment surgery and glaucoma.

His diverse educational background and outstanding surgical and clinical skills allow him to create customized vision solutions for each patient. Dr. Preschel is also fluent and culturally competent in Spanish and English, which allows him to serve the needs of both national and international patients.

Dr. Preschel is a Diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology, a prestigious title that requires a rigorous re-certification process every ten years and attests to his commitment to continual learning and excellence in his ophthalmic practice. He is highly respected in his field and was nominated by his peers as one of America’s  Castle Connolly Top Doctors.

Dr. Preschel completed his medical degree at the Central University of Venezuela and was awarded an educational grant from Venezuela’s Gran Mariscal de Ayacucho Foundation, which allowed him to attend a post-graduate training program in the United States. He served his internal medicine internship at the Beth Israel Medical Center in New York City and was awarded a research fellowship in ophthalmic pathology.

Dr. Preschel completed his eye surgery residency at The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary and his fellowship in cornea, refractive surgery and glaucoma at Minnesota Eye Consultants, where he studied under the mentorship of internationally renowned eye surgeons.

Following his training in The United States, Dr. Preschel returned to his native country to work as an attending eye surgeon for the Venezuelan Society for the Advancement of Ophthalmology, where he helped advance the surgical proficiency of post-graduate residents and fellow ophthalmologists.

Dr. Preschel started Premium Eye Centers in 2008 in order to guarantee his patients honest, ethical, and top-quality medical care.