Paul L. Prendiville, M.D.
General Ophthalmology, Cataract and Glaucoma Surgery, and Laser Vision Correction
Graduate, University of California, San Diego, Bachelor of Arts Biochemistry, June 1984; Bachelor of Arts Psychology; June 1984
M.D., University of Southern California, Los Angeles, May 1990
Internship, University of California, Irvine, Long Beach Veterans Hospital 1990-1991
Residency, Los Angeles County / USC Medical Center, Doheny Eye Institute, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, 1994-1997
Professional Certifications and Memberships
Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners
Diplomate, American Board of Ophthalmology
Fellow, American Academy of Ophthalomology
Certified, VISX and Alcon Autonomous Excimer Lasers for use of the latest technology for LASIK and other laser refractive surgery procedures
Member, Orange County Society of Ophthalmology, California Academy of Ophthalmology, and American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
Clinical Instructor in Ophthalmology, University of Southern California School of Medicine, Doheny Eye Institute, Los Angeles, California
Honors and Awards
Resident Teaching Award, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Southern California School of Medicine, 1997
A Skilled and Experienced Surgeon
Trained in the latest surgical techniques for cataracts, glaucoma, and laser vision correction, including LASIK.
Has surgically restored or preserved the sight of thousands of cataract, glaucoma, and refractive patients.
Brown R.D., Prendiville P.L., Cain C. Alpha-1 Adrenergic and H-1 Histamine Receptor Control of Intracellular Ca2+ in a Muscle Cell Line. Molecular Pharmacology 1986; 29: 531-539.
Prendiville, P.L., McDonnell, P.J., Lee, P.L. Glove Perforations in Ophthalmic Surgery. American Journal of Ophthalmology 1992; 114(4): 397-404.
Prendiville, P.L. McDonnell, P.J., Complications of Laser Surgery. International Ophthalomolgy Clinics 1992; 32(4): 179-204.
Prendiville, P.L., McDonnell, P.J., Lee, P.L. Glove Perforations During Ophthalmic Surgery. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science 1992; 33(suppl.): 253[ARVO abstract].
Prendiville, P.L., Chopra M., Gauderman W.J., Feldon S.E. The Role of Restricted Motility in Determining Outcomes for Vertical Strabismus Surgery in Graves Ophthalmopathy. Ophthalmology 2000; 107(3):545-549.
Contributor to the Community
Coach of youth sports
Volunteer, Boys and Girls Clubs of America
Served as a volunteer on several ophthalmic missions to Mexico
Enjoys sports, cooking, and coin collecting
"I feel extremely fortunate to have trained in excellent institutions with leading academicians, and I have dedicated myself to continuing education in order to do my best for my patients. I enjoy the delicate nature of ophthalmic surgery and work hard to maintain my skills in the latest and most advanced techniques. Research is essential in the practice of medicine, and I am extremely proud of the contributions I have been able to make. I enjoy also helping others by being an active member of the community."