Brian Nelson, OD

Brian Nelson
Ochsner Health Center - Metairie 2005 Veterans Memorial Blvd. Metairie, LA 70002  (504) 836-9820
Ochsner Medical Center 1514 Jefferson Hwy. New Orleans, LA 70121  1-866-OCHSNER

Specialties Offered

Dr. Nelson earned both his bachelors degree in biology and his optometry degree from Indiana University in Bloomington. He completed his internship at Omni Eye Care Services in Metairie and his residency at the MediVision Medical & Surgical Eye Care Center in New Orleans. He is certified by the National Board of Examiners in optometry and holds a Louisiana license to practice therapeutic optometry. He is a member of the Beta Sigma Kappa Optometric Honors Fraternity. Dr. Nelson has been on staff at Ochsner since 1990.

Titles Held

Lead Optometrist

Languages Spoken


  • Medical School: Indiana University School of Optometry
  • Internship: Omni Eye Care Services
  • Residency: Azar MediVision Medical & Surgical Eye Care Center