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PRISM Vision Group® Appoints New CMO

Berkeley Heights, NJ (October 28, 2021) – PRISM Vision Group® (PVG), the largest vertically-integrated eye care services organization in the Mid-Atlantic region, welcomes Priya Desai, MD, MBA as its new Chief Medical Officer.

A board-certified ophthalmologist, cataract surgeon and glaucoma specialist, Dr. Desai will be responsible for providing executive level direction and driving PVG’s vision to build an unrivaled practice environment for its doctors and employees who provide world-class comprehensive eye care.

Prior to her new appointment, Dr. Desai had been with Matossian Eye Associates, a PVG affiliate, for 13 years, where in addition to caring for patients’ regular eye health and vision needs, she specialized in routine as well as complex cataract surgery and the medical, laser and surgical treatment of glaucoma.

“We are proud to have Dr. Desai join our executive team,” said Steven Madreperla, MD, PhD, Chief Executive Officer, PRISM Vision Group®, “Her breadth of knowledge in medicine and business will allow her to identify growth opportunities for PVG, driving business goals and increasing efficiencies to improve our market share and results.”

In addition to her years of practice at Matossian Eye Associates, she brings to PVG more than two decades of research and publication expertise, numerous awards—including being named a New Jersey Top Doc since 2017—and business management and consultant experience.

Dr. Desai received her medical degree from the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA School of Medicine and completed a residency in ophthalmology at Charles Drew University of Medicine & Science, where she served as Chief Resident followed by a fellowship in glaucoma at UCLA-Jules Stein Eye Institute. She also holds an MBA from UCLA’s Anderson School of Management, and a BS in chemical engineering from Cornell.


About PRISM Vision Group®
PRISM Vision Group® is the largest vertically-integrated independent ophthalmology administrative services organization (ASO) in the Mid-Atlantic region, with the largest network of retinal care providers in the US. PRISM comprises 71 locations, 130 providers and more than 1100 employees throughout New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia. PRISM Vision Group is a physician-led organization with a mission to support ophthalmology practices in providing patients with world-class, comprehensive eye care and an unrivaled practice environment for its network of affiliated physicians and employees. To learn more, visit

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