Clarke Nelson, M.D., Ph.D.

Cataract Surgery and General Ophthalmology
"I can think of no better way to show the gratitude of all that has been given to me in this life than to help people see it better."

Dr. Clarke Nelson graduated magna cum laude with a B.S. in Physics from Vanderbilt University and with distinction from the honors program for his undergraduate dissertation in nuclear physics. He went on to earn a combined M.D./Ph.D. from the University of Connecticut where he defended his Ph.D. dissertation on implantable biomaterials before graduating from the Medical School. Upon graduation, Dr. Nelson attended Mercy Medical Center for his Internship followed by Howard University Hospital for his Residency in Ophthalmology.

At the University of Connecticut, Dr. Nelson served as the President of the Medical and Dental student body and won the MD/ PhD Leadership Award. He was voted Top Intern by the nursing staff during his internship and served as Chief Resident in his final year of his Residency. His accomplishments include 15 peer-reviewed publications and 19 presentations across the country.

Born in Annapolis and raised in Cockeysville, Dr. Nelson now finds his home in Phoenix, Maryland with his golden retriever, Luna. When not in the office, Dr. Nelson enjoys Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Ironman races, gardening, cooking and hiking.

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Our locations

1209 York Road,
Lutherville, MD, 21093
Monday: 8:00am-5:00pm
Tuesday-Thursday: 8:00am-6:30pm
Friday: 8:00am-4:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am-1:30pm

301 Saint Paul Place
Professional Office Building
Suites 514 & 902
Baltimore, MD 21202
Mon-Fri: 8am-4pm

Ridge Road Professional Center
7106 Ridge Road
Rosedale, MD 21237
(410) 866-2022
Monday-Wednesday: 8:00am-4:30pm
Thursday: 8:00am-5:00pm
Friday: 8:00am-4:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am-1:30pm

3401 Box Hill Corporate Center Drive
Suite 202
Abingdon, MD 21009
Mon: 8am-4pm
Tue: 8am-6pm
Wed: 8am-5pm
Thu: 8am-5pm
Fri: 8am-4pm

111 Mt Carmel Rd #600
Parkton, MD 21120
Monday 8:30am - 6:00pm
Tuesday 8:00am - 4:30pm
Wednesday 8:00am - 4:30pm
Thursday 8:00am - 4:30pm
Friday 8:00am - 4:00pm

Optical Opens at 9:00am each day.

**Now open the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month effective July 10, 2024**

310 Main Street
Reisterstown, MD 21136
Mon: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tues: 8:00 am - 6:30 pm
Weds: Now open the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month effective 7/10/24
Thurs: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fri: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat (First and Third Saturday of the month): 8:00am - 1:00pm

21 Crossroads Drive
Suite 425
Owings Mills, MD 21117
Tues & Thur: 8 am-5 pm
Fri: 8 am-4 pm

901 Dulaney Valley Road
Suite 200
Towson, MD 21204
Mon-Fri: 8am-4pm