Matthew D. Gearinger, M.D.

Matthew D. Gearinger, M.D.

Contact Information

210 Crittenden Boulevard
Rochester, NY 14642

Appointment: (585) 273-3937

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  • Admits to Strong Memorial Hospital Admits to Strong Memorial Hospital
  • Admits to Highland Hospital Admits to Highland Hospital

Patient Care Bio

Dr. Gearinger's passion for improving the vision of children is the driving force behind his daily research and clinical practice. At the Eye Institute's pediatric wing, he treats patients suffering from a variety of conditions ranging from pink eye, blocked tear ducts and blurred vision to strabismus, pediatric glaucoma and congenital cataracts. He has performed surgery on infants as young as one week old as well as treated adults with misaligned eyes.

In addition to his clinical practice, Dr. Gearinger is committed to developing innovative treatments for challenging pediatric cases including amblyopia, pediatric optic nerve disorders and retinopathy of prematurity. As a strong proponent of translational research he is the forefront of delivering promising new therapies to children through his involvement in trials and nationwide studies.

He is a member of the American Medical Association, American Academy of Ophthalmology, Pediatric Eye Disease Investigation Group and American Association For Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus.

Current Appointments

Associate Professor - Department of Ophthalmology (SMD) - Primary
Associate Professor - Department of Pediatrics (SMD)


Ophthalmology - American Board of Ophthalmology


Fellow | Pediatric Ophthalmology | Duke University2002
MD | Medicine | Univ of Michigan Medical Sch1997
BS | Pre-Medical | Penn State University1993

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship in Pediatric ophthalmology at Duke University Hospital/Duke University Medical Center-GME07/01/2001 - 7/31/2002
Residency in Ophthalmology at University of Pittsburgh07/01/1998 - 6/30/2001
Internship at St. Joseph's Mercy Hospital07/01/1997 - 6/30/1998