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Matthew D. Gearinger, M.D.

Ophthalmology, Pediatrics

Clinical Interests

Ophthalmology; Pediatric Ophthalmology

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 273-3937

Office: (585) 273-3937

Fax: (585) 276-1189

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Biography

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.

Research

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.

Credentials

Faculty Appointments

Specialties

  • Ophthalmology - American Board of Ophthalmology

Education

1997
MD | Univ of Michigan Medical Sch
Medicine

2002
Fellow | Duke University
Pediatric Ophthalmology

1993
BS | Penn State University
Pre-Medical

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

7/01/1997 - 6/30/1998
Internship in at St. Joseph's Mercy Hospital

7/01/1998 - 6/30/2001
Residency in Ophthalmology at University of Pittsburgh

7/01/2001 - 7/31/2002
Fellowship in Pediatric Ophthalmology at Duke University Hospital/Duke University Medical Center-GME

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Publications

Journal Articles

2017
Sangave AA, Gearinger MD, Diloreto DA. "CRYSTALLINE RETINOPATHY FROM HYPEROXALURIA: LONG-TERM FOLLOW-UP." Retinal cases & brief reports.. 2017 11(1):1-3.

4/2015
Leske DA, Holmes JM, Melia BM, . "Evaluation of the Intermittent Exotropia Questionnaire using Rasch analysis." JAMA ophthalmology.. 2015 Apr 0; 133(4):461-5.

2/2014
Miller AM, Chandler DL, Repka MX, Hoover DL, Lee KA, Melia M, Rychwalski PJ, Silbert DI, , Beck RW, Crouch ER, Donahue S, Holmes JM, Quinn GE, Sala NA, Schloff S, Wallace DK, Foster NC, Frick KD, Golden RP, Lambert SR, Tien DR, Weakley DR. "Office probing for treatment of nasolacrimal duct obstruction in infants." Journal of AAPOS : the official publication of the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus. 2014 Feb 0; 18(1):26-30.

Books & Chapters

2007
Chapter Title: "Pediatric Optic Nerve Disorders"
Book Title: Pediatric Retina
Author List: Matthew D. Gearinger
Edited By: James Reynolds and Scott Olitsky
Published By: Informa Healthcare2007

2007
Chapter Title: Glaucoma, Infantile
Book Title: Pediatric Clinical Advisor Instant Diagnosis and Treatment
Author List: Matthew D. Gearinger
Edited By: Garfunkel, Kaczorowski, and Christy
Published By: Mosby Elsevier2007

2002
Chapter Title: "Botulinum Toxin for Eyelid Retraction in Graves' Disease"
Book Title: Thyroid Eye Disease
Author List: Matthew D. Gearinger and Albert W. Biglan
Edited By: Jonathan J. Dutton and Barret G. Haik
Published By: Informa Healthcare2002

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