Dr. Neigel received both her undergraduate and medical degrees in her native New Jersey. She graduated with honors in biology from Douglass College, Rutgers University, and obtained her M.D. degree from UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School, where she completed her ophthalmology specialty residency training. Prior to obtaining her degree, Dr. Neigel spent 2 years training in Far Eastern University Manila in the Philippines. She completed an orbital and plastic surgery fellowship at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada and she is a clinical associate professor of Ophthalmology at Rutgers-New Jersey Medical School. Dr. Neigel is licensed in New Jersey, New York, and Florida. In addition, she has presented research at the Academy of Ophthalmology and other major affiliations and meetings, as well as received several awards, including the American Medical Association Physician Recognition Award and the American Academy of Ophthalmology Achievement Award.