Dr. Balpreet Singh Sohi
Dr. Sohi obtained his license to practice optometry in North Carolina in 2003. He graduated from the University of Virginia in 1998 with a bachelor's degree in biology. In 2003 he graduated from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry in Philadelphia with his Doctor of Optometry degree.
He completed his clinical training in 2003 at the Eye Institute in Philadelphia, Crozer-Chester Hospital in Chester, PA and Hahnemann Hospital, Department of Opthalmology in Philadelphia. Under the tutelage of nationally recognized specialists, he obtained training in the fields of Glaucoma, Retinal Disease, Neuro-Opthalmology, and Pediatric Eye Care. Dr. Sohi acquired additional training as an intern in a multi-specialty Opthalmology practice in Philadelphia for three years. During his training there, he participated in clinical trials for glaucoma treatment.
Upon the completion of his training, he joined the Opthalmology referral center of Raleigh, NC as a staff doctor tending to LASIK and cataract surgery patients as well as performing consults for referring physicians from REX emergency room and other area physicians.
He is currently accepting new patients in Raleigh, NC, providing comprehensive medical eye exams as well as glaucoma, diabetic, and ocular disease care.
Meet Taijoura, an accomplished esthetician specializing in Hydrafacial treatments, applying her expertise at Sohi Eye Care in our new medspa, Heyedrate. A graduate of East Carolina University, her passion for skincare reflects a deep commitment to excellence.
Beyond her professional achievements, Taijoura revels in travel, constantly broadening her horizons. Her adventures are shared with her faithful Chiweenie companion, Prince, emphasizing the importance of companionship in her personal and professional life. Taijoura's dedication to skincare, coupled with her love for exploration captures her vibrant approach to life and beauty, enriching her work at Sohi Eye Care.
Michelle RiveraBilling Specialist
Meet Michelle, a devoted Billing Specialist at Sohi Eye Care for over a decade. Originally from Panama and raised in New York, she now calls Raleigh home. Fluent in Spanish, Michelle brings cultural diversity and effective communication to her role. A passionate pet lover, she finds joy in rescuing dogs, embodying compassion both in and out of the workplace.
Michelle's extensive tenure, multilingual skills, and dedication to animal welfare make her an invaluable asset at Sohi Eye Care, fostering a welcoming and inclusive atmosphere for colleagues and patients alike.
Meet Karla, an optician at Sohi Eye Care for four years, is dedicated to exceptional service and precise eyewear solutions. Hailing from Raleigh, North Carolina, her commitment to breaking language barriers in eye care is reflected in her fluency in Spanish.
Outside work, Karla enjoys sporting events and concerts, reflecting her love for community engagement. Her passion for meaningful patient connections aligns with her belief in clear vision for life's vibrant moments. Karla's expertise, cultural understanding, and community-focused approach ensure top-notch eye care experiences for all.
Eric LawOptical Technician
Meet Eric, an Optical Technician at Sohi Eye Care for three years, started his healthcare journey with a nursing background. Born and raised in Virginia, his commitment to his work is deeply rooted in his community.
Family is central to Eric, as a proud parent of two children and two grandchildren. His passion for travel brings fresh perspectives, enriching his approach to patient care and eyewear solutions. Eric's diverse background, dedication to eye care, and love for travel make him a valuable asset at Sohi Eye Care, offering expertise and a caring touch in his role.
Carmen SpiveyOffice Manager
Meet Carmen, a seasoned professional in the medical field with over a decade of experience since 2010. With a background in the medical spa industry and as a skilled practice manager, Carmen ensures seamless operations and exceptional experiences for staff and patients.
Outside her professional life, Carmen finds joy in the company of her beloved Aussie Doodle, Cooper, emphasizing the importance of companionship in both personal and professional interactions. She also integrates her passion for yoga, fostering a balanced approach to her life and work. Carmen's commitment to excellence and compassionate demeanor embodies the perfect blend of expertise and care in the field of optometry.
Avonna ThomasPatient Care Coordinator
Meet Avonna, a devoted member of the Sohi Eye Care team for six years, fulfills the role of a patient care coordinator and insurance specialist. Hailing from Raleigh, North Carolina, her deep community roots and experience as a mother of two underline her compassionate and organized nature.
Avonna's dedication to exceptional service, coupled with her adept multitasking abilities in balancing both professional and personal life, makes her an invaluable asset in creating a welcoming environment for all at Sohi Eye Care.
Lizeth MartinezBilling Specialist
Meet Lizeth, a Billing Specialist at Sohi Eye Care for eight years. Born and raised in Sanford, her long-standing commitment to the practice reflects her deep roots in the community.
Fluent in Spanish, Lizeth brings an inclusive approach to her role, ensuring effective communication with a diverse range of patients. Beyond her professional expertise, she finds joy in dancing, showcasing her vibrant and expressive side.
Lizeth's dedication to Sohi Eye Care, combined with her cultural awareness and love for dance, makes her a valuable member of the team, contributing both professionalism and a lively spirit to the practice.