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Dr. Preschel's bio
This content was provided by Dr. Preschel "Dr. Nelson Preschel is among the few South Florida eye surgeons who hold advanced fellowship training in multiple disciplines, including cornea surgery, refractive surgery, anterior segment surgery and is a talented glaucoma treatment specialist. His impressive educational background and outstanding surgical and clinical skills allow him to develop a customized vision solution for each patient. 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 continuing education and excellence in his ophthalmic practice. He is highly respected in his field and has authored several research articles and presentations on the topics of cornea surgery, refractive surgery and glaucoma treatment. 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 a fellowship in Cornea, Refractive Surgery and Glaucoma at Minnesota Eye Consultants, where he studied under the mentorship of internationally renowned eye surgeons. Following the training in America, he returned to his native country to work as an attending eye surgeon for the Venezuelan Society for the Advancement of Ophthalmology, where he was involved in advancing the surgical proficiency of post-graduate residents and fellow ophthalmologists. Dr. Preschel is fluent in Spanish and English, which allows him to serve the needs of both national and international patients, who often travel to receive treatment from him due to his unique ability to utilize a multidisciplinary and multicultural approach to eye care. Dr. Preschel and his family are proud to be part of the Southern Florida community."
This content was provided by Dr. Preschel "Dr. Nelson Preschel is a nationally recognized eye surgeon who is dedicated to providing each patient with the highest level of medical care, from general ophthalmologic services to the surgical treatment of various ocular conditions and eye diseases. At his state of the art practice, Dr. Preschel goes all out to treat each patient as if they are family. He and his outstanding medical team set high standards for safety, accuracy and precision without compromising the importance of humane customer care. Dr. Preschel strongly believes that although surgical success can be measured with visual acuity, his success as an ophthalmologist is ultimately measured by patients satisfaction and long term loyalty. He wants you, your relatives and your friends to become a part of this unique partnership, which allows him to practice medicine as a form of friendship. He and his staff are committed to serving you and WILL go out of their way for you."
Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
Acute Angle-Closure Glaucoma
Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
Benign Neoplasm of Eye
Cataract Surgery Complications
Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
Contusion of the Eyeball
Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
Visual Field Defects
Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Clear Lens Extraction
Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
Laser Cataract Surgery
Ocular Surface Reconstruction
Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
Phakic Refractive Lens Implantation
Refractive Lens Exchange
Relaxing Incisions, Corneal
Scleral Reinforcement Surgery
Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
YAG Laser Capsulotomy
0 Malpractice Claims
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No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
0 Board Actions
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Central U of Venezuela
Undergraduate School | Graduated
Faculty Med University Ctrl Venezuela
Medical School | Graduated 1990
Beth Israel Med Center
Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
New York Eye & Ear Infirmary
Residency Hospital | Completed 1997
Phillips Eye Institute
Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998
Awards & Recognition
Awards & Honors
Healthgrades Honor Roll
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