about us

Committed to the highest standards of care.

"Our patients are our number one priority."

Our philosophy is to offer the best possible patient care in a comfortable and conveniently located state-of-the-art office. We provide top of the line advanced technology in diagnostic and therapeutic medical services.

Our Providers

Mehrdad Malihi , MD.​

Dr. Malihi is board certified in Ophthalmology . He is a fellow member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO), American Society of Retina Specialists (ASRS), Oregon Academy of Ophthalmology (OAO) and the American Academy of Facial Esthetics (AAFE) . He is the founder of NELSI, INC., an eye care center in Portland, Oregon.

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Education

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Despina Velanis, OD.​

Dr. Velanis is a licensed Optometrist. Dr. Velanis completed her doctorate from Pacific University College of Optometry. Prior to earning her doctorate, Dr. Velanis graduated from the University of Nevada Reno with a Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience.

Dr. Velanis provides eye care services including cataract evaluation, glaucoma management, refractive surgery evaluations, surgical post-operative care, and medical ocular disease management. Dr. Velanis prides herself on her capability to provide an excellent clinical experience to her patients.

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Mehrdad Malihi , MD.​

Dr. Malihi is board certified in Ophthalmology and a fellow member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO), American Society of Retina Specialists (ASRS), Oregon Academy of Ophthalmology (OAO) and the American Academy of Facial Esthetics (AAFE) . He is the founder of NELSI, INC., an eye care center in Portland, Oregon.

Education

Awards

Publications

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Despina Velanis, OD.​

Dr. Velanis is a licensed Optometrist. Dr. Velanis completed her doctorate from Pacific University College of Optometry. Prior to earning her doctorate, Dr. Velanis graduated from the University of Nevada Reno with a Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience.

Our Staff

Reputation


14+

Years of Experience

Dr. Malihi has 14 years experience.

400

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5.0 star average review

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Insurance carriers

We currently accept 18 insurance carriers.