Meet Our Doctors


Dr. Nelson has retired after 24 years of service at Utah Valley Eye Center.  Dr. Nelson was committed to providing the highest quality of medical and surgical ophthalmic care to his patients. He will be enjoying traveling more often and spending time with his family.

If you were a patient of Dr. Nelson you may schedule your appointment with any of our ophthalmologists:  Dr. Christensen, Dr. Gardiner, or Dr. Lloyd.

Dr. Michael Christensen, M.D.

Dr. Christensen became a valued member of the Utah Valley Eye Center in 2023 after completion of his ophthalmology residency at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. During his residency, he underwent comprehensive training across the spectrum of ophthalmology, encompassing routine and intricate cataract surgery, medical retina, and glaucoma management. Throughout this period, he had the privilege of serving a diverse patient demographic spanning a wide geographic region. Learn more about Dr. Christensen here.