Scott W. Nebel, O.D.
Dr. Scott Nebel was born and raised in a small town in rural western Pennsylvania. He graduated from Penn State University then pursued his doctorate at The Pennsylvania College of Optometry (now known as Salus University). During his clinical externships, Dr. Nebel trained at The Eye Institute in downtown Philadelphia and Bascom Palmer Eye Institute in Miami, FL, as well as several private offices in Pennsylvania and North Carolina.
After receiving his Doctor of Optometry degree in 2009, Dr. Nebel split time practicing at several locations before eventually settling in Charlotte, NC. Following the passing of Dr. William Jenkins and retirement of Dr. Dana Kuhl, Dr. Nebel and his family decided to relocate to South Carolina to take over the MediVision practice.
Dr. Nebel and his wife Ashley currently reside in Seneca with their adorable daughter Sinclair and dog Zelda. Ashley was born and raised in Greer and is relishing the opportunity to be closer to home. When Dr. Nebel finds spare time, he enjoys drawing, watching sports & movies, playing video games, reading (yes, Batman comic books qualify as reading), playing toys with his daughter, and doting on his beloved French bulldog.
Derek Van Veen, O.D.
Dr. Derek Van Veen completed his Bachelor of Science in Mathematics at Furman University. He then received his Doctor of Optometry and Masters of Science in Physiological Optics from the University of Alabama Birmingham. He completed externships at the Birmingham Veterans Administration Hospital and Jervey Eye Group.
He began his career in optometry at a comprehensive ophthalmology practice in Spartanburg, SC, from 2000 to 2003, where he practiced comprehensive eye care, including co-management of refractive, cataract and cornea surgeries. In 2003, Dr. Van Veen joined TLC Laser Eye Centers to concentrate primarily on refractive surgery. He has been practicing at MediVision since January of 2018. Dr. Van Veen also sees patients at his own practice in Easley, SC.
Dr. Van Veen is a recognized national speaker on refractive surgery, laser vision correction and anterior segment eye disease. He has been a clinical investigator having participated in studies such as Topographical and Refractive Stability after Contact Lens Removal and Impact of Ocular Surface Health on Patient Satisfaction and Outcomes Following Refractive Surgery. Dr. Van Veen has also consulted for leading ophthalmic pharmaceutical companies.
Dr. Van Veen is married with one son. Besides optometry and family, he has a passion for golf, wakeboarding, snowboarding and fantasy football.
Valerie S. Urban, O.D.
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S. Jacob Montgomery, Jr., M.D.
Dr. Montgomery is a renowned surgeon at Clemson Eye but provides consultations for MediVision patients at our Walhalla office.
He has over 20 years of ophthalmic surgery experience, offering clinical & surgical treatments in a variety of specialties, including bladeless cataract surgery, corneal transplants, LASIK/PRK, and advanced glaucoma treatment.
He attended Clemson University and received his medical degree from the Medical University of South Carolina. Dr. Montgomery completed his residency in ophthalmology at Eastern Virginia Medical School, located in Norfolk, VA. He is a board-certified member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. He is also a member of the South Carolina Society of Ophthalmology and the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. He has also been on the speaker’s bureau for leading ophthalmic and pharmaceutical companies with a focus on cataract, glaucoma, dry eye, & refractive surgery.
Dr. Montgomery lives with his wife and four children near Simpsonville and is a member at Christ Community Church.
H. Keith Riddle, Jr., M.D.
Dr. Riddle is a renowned surgeon at Clemson Eye but provides consultations for MediVision patients at our Walhalla office.
He offers clinical and surgical treatments in a variety of specialties including bladeless cataract and LASIK surgery, PRK, corneal transplants, and advanced glaucoma treatments. He has over 23 years of ophthalmic surgical experience and has performed over 100,000 cataract & refractive procedures since serving as chief resident in Ophthalmology at the Medical University of South Carolina.
He attended Clemson University and received his medical degree from the Medical University of South Carolina. Dr. Riddle served his internship at Greenville Memorial Hospital where he won the Jackson Award “as a young physician of exceptional promise.” He completed his residency at MUSC Charleston, where he also served as chief resident. After residency, he was selected for a prestigious corneal fellowship in laser vision correction and corneal transplantation at Corneal Consultants of Indiana/Price Vision Center.
Dr. Riddle enjoys spending time with his beautiful wife Lee and their three children. In his free time his interests include jujitsu, health & fitness, the outdoors, golf, Clemson football, snow skiing, and water spots on Lake Keowee.