Sheila Borboli-Gerogiannis, M.D., FACS


Comprehensive Ophthalmology


Cornea and External Diseases


Greek, French

Board Certification

  • Ophthalmology

800 Huntington Ave.
Boston, MA 02115
Phone: 617-573-3202
Main Campus
243 Charles Street
Boston, MA 02114
Phone: 617-573-3202
Fax: 617-573-6922
Accepting New Patients



As a member of the Comprehensive Ophthalmology and Cataract Consultation Service at Mass. Eye and Ear, Dr. Borboli-Gerogiannis treats patients with a variety of ophthalmic conditions, specializing in cataract surgery and corneal disease.

After receiving her medical training from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens Medical School, Dr. Borboli-Gerogiannis completed an internship at Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia and her ophthalmology residency at Harvard Medical School. Subsequently, she pursued subspecialty training in cornea, external disease and refractive surgery at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center.

Today, Dr. Borboli-Gerogiannis serves as the coordinator for the Ophthalmology Consult Service at Brigham and Women's Hospital, and performs the ophthalmologic exams for patients enrolled in the Bone Marrow Transplant Survivorship Clinic and other clinical trials at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute. She also coordinates the Cataract Surgery Database of the Comprehensive Ophthalmology Service.

As a medical educator, Dr. Borboli-Gerogiannis' primary focus is training second-year residents in cataract surgery. She provides OR training and is part of the team that developed the Mass. Eye and Ear Cataract MasterTM, an innovative computer-based training curriculum to help teach residents cataract surgery. She participates in resident education both in the clinic and operating room and is involved in resident education as the Comprehensive Ophthalmology Service Curriculum advisor and one of the core Wet Lab preceptors.

Clinical Interests

Comprehensive ophthalmology, cataract surgery, corneal disease

Research Interests

Resident education, cataract surgery outcomes


For a full publication list, please see her CV.

Intraorbital metastasis from solitary fibrous tumor. Patel MM, Jakobiec FA, Zakka FR, Du R, Annino DJ, Borboli-Gerogiannis S, Daniels AB. Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2013 May-Jun;29(3):e76-9.

Effects of caffeinated coffee consumption on intraocular pressure, ocular perfusion pressure, and ocular pulse amplitude: a randomized controlled trial. 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. Eye (Lond). 2012 Aug;26(8):1122-30.

Ocular involvement in hospitalized patients with candidemia: analysis at a Boston tertiary care center. Huynh N, Chang H, Borboli-Gerogiannis S. Ocular Immunology & Inflammation. 2012;20(2):100-103.

Achieving target refraction after cataract surgery. 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. Ophthalmology, 2014 Feb;121(2):440-4.

A broadly applicable surgical teaching method: evaluation of a stepwise introduction to cataract surgery. Kloek CE, Borboli-Gerogiannis S, Chang K, Kuperwaser M, Newman LR, Lane AM, Loewenstein JI. J Surg Educ. 2014 Mar-Apr;71(2):169-75.

Solar Exposure and Residential Geographic History in Relation to Exfoliation Syndrome in the United States and Israel. Pasquale LR, Jiwani AZ, Zehavi-Dorin T, Majd A, Rhee DJ, Chen T, Turalba A, Shen L, Brauner S, Grosskreutz C, Gardiner M, Chen S, Borboli-Gerogiannis S, Greenstein SH, Chang K, Ritch R, Loomis S, Kang JH, Wiggs JL, Levkovitch-Verbin H. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2014 Dec;132(12):1439-45.

Assessing Resident Cataract Surgery Outcomes Using Medicare Physician Quality Reporting System Measures. Finn AP, Borboli-Gerogiannis S, Brauner S, Peggy Chang HY, Chen S, Gardiner M, Greenstein SH, Kloek C, Miller JW, Chen TC. J Surg Educ. 2016 Sep-Oct;73(5):774-9.

Incidence of unexpected peripheral retinal findings on dilated examination 1 month after cataract surgery: Results in the Perioperative Care for Intraocular Lens Study
Borkar DS, Moustafa GA, Eton EA, Koulisis N, Kloek CE; Perioperative Care for Intraocular Lens Study Group. J Cataract Refract Surg. 2018 Jun; 44(6): 780-781.

A comprehensive Surgical Curriculum Reduced Intraoperative Complication Rates of Resident-performed Cataract SurgeriesBorboli-Gerogiannis S, Jeng-Miller KW, Koulisis N, Moustafa GA, Chang KK, Chen SH, Gardiner MF, Greenstein SH, Luo Z, Chen TC, Loewenstein JI, Miller JW, Haviland MJ, Kloek CE. J Surg Educ. 2018 Aug 18. pii: S1931-7204(18)30294-0. doi: 10.1016/j.jsurg.2018.07.009. [Epub ahead of print]

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  • National and Kapodistrian University of Athens Medical School, M.D.


  • Albert Einstein Medical Center


  • Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School


  • Cornea, External Disease and Refractive Surgery, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center