Dr. Christine Greer, M.D., M.S., is a board certified ophthalmologist who specializes in comprehensive ophthalmology and cataract surgery and has also completed a fellowship in neuro-ophthalmology. Her expertise includes diseases of the eye and brain that can affect vision and range from cataracts and glaucoma to disorders of the eyelid and double vision.
After obtaining a Master of Science degree from the College of Physicians and Surgeons at Columbia University, Dr. Greer completed medical school at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. There, she was recognized as “The Unsung Hero” for quiet, consistent, and unselfish use of unique skills, time and effort to further the mission of the medical school”. She completed ophthalmology residency training at the prestigious University of Southern California Roski Eye Institute, a U.S. News and World Report top 10 institution, where she served as chief resident. She was honored by her peers for outstanding team leadership and teaching in resident training. She received further training at Weill Cornell Medical College, New York Presbyterian Hospital in neuro-ophthalmology.
Throughout her training she has devoted herself to academic excellence, teaching, and foremost, patient care. She has been a part of 11 peer reviewed research studies and presented her research at multiple national and international meetings. She has written two book chapters on ptosis and another on the role of topical chemotherapy for ocular surface squamous neoplasia. She has traveled internationally to Dominican Republic and India to provide medical care to underserved communities.
• Bachelor of Arts: University of Southern California
• Master of Science in human nutrition: Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
• Doctor of Medicine: University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
• Ophthalmology Residency: USC Roski Eye Institute
• Fellowship: Weill Cornell Medical College/New York Presbyterian Hospital
Professional Affiliations and Awards
• Winner of the Millennial Eye Live Poster Competition 2018
• North American Neuro-ophthalmology Society
• American Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgery
• Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology
• American Academy of Ophthalmology
• New York State Ophthalmological Society
Dr. Greer sees patients for routine eye care, screening examinations for plaquenil/hydroxychloroquine toxicity, diabetic retinopathy, and manages a diverse range of eye conditions including dry eye syndrome, blepharitis, conjunctivitis, keratitis, pterygium, mild-moderate glaucoma, macular degeneration and eye trauma. She specializes in cataract surgery and has experience with premium intraocular lenses. She also has an expertise in vision problems originating from the brain, optic nerve, and extraocular muscles, including optic neuritis, optic neuropathy, papilledema, cranial nerve palsies, thyroid eye disease, and ocular myasthenia gravis. She also sees patients with disorders of the eyelids and pupils. Dr. Greer performs functional botox treatments for conditions involving the eyelids such as thyroid eye disease, blepharospasm and hemifacial spasm.