Matthew Gardiner, M.D.
|Director, Ophthalmology Emergency Department and Medical Director, Ophthalmology, Stoneham office|
Emergency Eye Service
Massachusetts Eye and Ear
243 Charles Street
Boston, MA 02114
|Office Hours:||Mon/Tues afternoons and all day Thursday|
Mass. Eye and Ear, Stoneham
One Montvale Avenue
Stoneham, MA 02180
|Office Hours:||Call for office hours|
|Medical School||University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine|
|Residency||Ophthalmology, University of Pennsylvania, Scheie Eye Institute|
|Fellowship||Anterior Segment Disease, Mass. Eye and Ear|
|Teaching Affiliation||Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School|
Dr. Gardiner obtained his medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He then completed two residencies–one in internal medicine and another in ophthalmology—before completing a fellowship in anterior segment disease at Mass. Eye and Ear.
As a clinician educator, Dr. Gardiner teaches and trains residents and medical students, both in outpatient clinics and in the operating room. Notably, he has been selected twice as Teacher of the Year—an honor bestowed to him by ophthalmology residents, reflecting his outstanding efforts in medical education. He also speaks locally and to the lay press about the importance of laser safety, night driving safety, and eye strain and computer use, and has published several book chapters, including one entitled “Corneal and Scleral Lacerations.”
Cataract surgery, comprehensive ophthalmology, emergency ophthalmology, glaucoma
Comprehensive ophthalmology, emergency ophthalmology
Yonekawa Y, Hacker HD, Lehman RE, Beal CJ, Veldman PB, Vyas NM, Shah AS, Wu D, Eliott D, Gardiner MF, Kuperwaser MC, Rosa RH Jr, Ramsey JE, Miller JW, Mazzoli RA, Lawrence MG, Arroyo JG. Ocular blast injuries in mass-casualty incidents: the marathon bombing in Boston, Massachusetts, and the fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas. Ophthalmology. 2014 May 17.
Lin YB, Gardiner MF. Fingernail-induced corneal abrasions: case series from an ophthalmology emergency department. Cornea. 2014 Jul;33(7):691-5.
Peacock ZS, Boulos T, Miller JB, Gardiner MF, Chang SK, Troulis MJ. Orbital fractures and ocular injury: is a postoperative ophthalmology examination necessary? J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2014 Mar 24.
Jiwani AZ, Rhee DJ, Brauner SC, Gardiner MF, Chen TC, Shen LQ, Chen SH, Grosskreutz CL, Chang KK, Kloek CE, Greenstein SH, Borboli-Gerogiannis S, Pasquale DL, Chaudhry S, Loomis S, Wiggs JL, Pasquale LR, Turalba AV. Effects of caffeinated coffee consumption on intraocular pressure, ocular perfusion pressure, and ocular pulse amplitude: a randomized controlled trial. Eye (Lond). 2012 Aug;26(8):1122-30.
Simon SS, Chee YE, Haddadin RI, Veldman PB, Borboli-Gerogiannis S, Brauner SC, Chang KK, Chen SH, Gardiner MF, Greenstein SH, Kloek CE, Chen TC. Achieving target refraction after cataract surgery. Ophthalmology. 2014 Feb;121(2):440-4.
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