Paul L. Prendiville, M.D.

General Ophthalmology, Cataract and Glaucoma Surgery, and Laser Vision Correction

  • Education
  • 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
  • Academic Credential
  • 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.

Research Publications

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

Personal Statement:

"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."