Prema Abraham, MD, an Ophthalmologist with Black Hills Regional Eye Institute


Get to know Ophthalmologist Dr. Prema Abraham, who serves patients in Rapid City, South Dakota.

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(Spin Digit Editorial):- New York City, New York Jul 20, 2021 ( – Dr. Abraham is a reputable ophthalmologist working with the Black Hills Regional Eye Institute in Rapid City, South Dakota. After joining the Institute in 1995, she became the acting Medical Director in 2001, a role she continues to hold.

“Our ophthalmologists here in Rapid City are highly trained in a variety of subspecialties such as cataract surgery, corneal disease, diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma, LASIK eye surgery, macular degeneration, ocular inflammation, and oculoplastics”, states the official website of the Black Hills Regional Eye Institute. The Institute upholds a comprehensive approach to eye care, which allows its ophthalmologists to deliver exceptional services to patients in the Rapid City, SD region.

A highly respected leader in retina procedures, Dr. Abraham provides exceptional ophthalmologic services that are typically found in major metropolitan areas. She is an integral part of the Retina Center at the Eye Institute, which maintains cutting-edge equipment including angiography, high-resolution fundus photography, and Spectral Domain OCT. In addition to her role with the Black Hills Eye Institute, she is an active participant in a multitude of clinical research trials. Her research focus covers macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, and vein occlusions.

Dr. Abraham attended Stephens College in Columbia, Missouri, for her Bachelor of Arts degree in Chemistry (1984), and then completed her Medicinae Doctor (MD) degree at the University of Arkansas College of Medicine in Little Rock, Arkansas (1989). She continued her training with her internship and ophthalmology residency conducted at the John A. Moran Eye Center/the University of Utah School of Medicine in Salt Lake City, Utah (1989-1993). Furthermore, she completed her vitreoretinal fellowship at Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (1993-1995).

Following her training, she attained board certification in ophthalmology through the American Board of Ophthalmology (ABO). The American Board of Ophthalmology is an independent, non-profit organization responsible for certifying ophthalmologists in the United States of America. Founded in 1916, the ABO was the first American Board established to certify medical specialists.

Ophthalmology is a branch of medicine and surgery that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the eye. An ophthalmologist is a physician who specializes in ophthalmology. The credentials include a degree in medicine, followed by an additional four to five years of residency training in ophthalmology.

Dr. Abraham maintains hospital privileges at Monument Health Rapid City Hospital in Rapid City, South Dakota. Monument Health Rapid City Hospital is the region’s leading medical center offering a broad scope of services. To stay abreast of the latest developments in the field of ophthalmology, Dr. Abraham maintains an active professional membership with the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Society of Retina Specialists. Furthermore, she was listed among Castle Connolly’s Regional Top Doctors: 1st Edition. 

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