SOURCE: NVISION Eye Centers

NVISION Eye Centers

June 08, 2016 15:55 ET

NVISION Ophthalmologist Dr. Mihir Parikh Honored With Prestigious Leadership Role

Award Winning Surgeon Will Assume Post of President of the San Diego Medical Society

ALISO VIEJO, CA--(Marketwired - Jun 8, 2016) - NVISION Eye Centers -- a national leader in providing the finest suite of ophthalmology services for patients including: custom and Topographic LASIK, KAMRA Inlay, cataract surgery and other vision correction procedures -- is pleased to announce that Dr. Mihir "Max" Parikh, Chief Surgeon at NVISION Eye Center of La Jolla/San Diego has been chosen to head the venerable San Diego Medical Society.

Founded in 1870, the esteemed professional group promotes the health and wellness of the San Diego community through its connected association of resident physicians. "It is truly an honor to be selected to lead this amazing organization," said Parikh. "Over its rich history, the group has done so much to develop awareness and educate the public-at-large on healthcare issues and concerns, as well as improving the practice of medicine through collaboration and shared learning."

Dr. Parikh, a board-certified surgeon for nearly 15 years, has garnered significant recognition in the medical field for his enduring accomplishments in patient treatment, including conducting over 15,000 successful corrective LASIK, PRK and cataract surgeries. A graduate of the University of Michigan Medical School, Dr. Parikh has risen to national prominence not only for his patient care at NVISION, but also for his work as the official ophthalmologist of the San Diego Chargers.

"My career thus far has been incredibly rewarding," said Dr. Parikh. "I have the opportunity every day to bring a higher quality of life to patients through vision correction, which is a privilege and an honor."

In assuming the role as president of the San Diego Medical Society, Dr. Parikh is well-positioned to bring his expertise and insight on medicine and ophthalmology to his physician peers. "To interact and work with the finest surgeons, doctors and practitioners in San Diego for the betterment of the region's populations and our profession is an experience that I am thrilled to pursue."

"Max Parikh is one of our finest surgeons here at NVISION, and this post as president of San Diego Medical Society only solidifies his sterling reputation in the community," says James Pereyra, president of NVISION Eye Centers.

For more information, call (877) 455-9942 or visit: http://www.nvisioncenters.com.

ABOUT NVISION EYE CENTERS: NVISION Eye Centers is the premier provider of LASIK and cataract surgery in the U.S., with centers in California, Nevada, Oregon, Arizona and Toronto, Canada. An innovative leader in ophthalmology, NVISION is dedicated to providing the best patient experience through the use of the latest technology and treatment by the most talented and experienced surgeons in the industry. NVISION was founded in 2010 by Tom Tooma, M.D., one of the earliest pioneers of LASIK who has performed more than 100,000 procedures throughout his esteemed career. With more than 1,900 eye doctors referring their patients and trusting their own eyes to NVISION surgeons, NVISION Eye Centers is the Eye Doctors' #1 Choice®. For more information, visit www.NVISIONCenters.com or call (877) 455-9942.

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