Sheila Borboli-Gerogiannis, M.D., FACS


Comprehensive Ophthalmology


Cornea and External Diseases


Greek, French, English

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



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 also oversees ophthalmic consultations for patients at Brigham and Women' Hospital, where she is studying practice patterns, with the ultimate goal of streamlining patient care. 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


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.

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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