Sheila Borboli-Gerogiannis, M.D.

Harvard Medical School

Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, Department of Ophthalmology

Massachusetts Eye and Ear

Coordinator, Ophthalmology Consult Service for Brigham and Women's Hospital


Research Summary

Center/Research Area Affiliations

Research Summary

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

Selected Publications

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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M.D., Medicine National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens Greece

Postgraduate Training

Internship, Medicine, Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA

Residency, Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School, Mass. Eye and Ear, Boston, MA

Fellowship, Cornea and External Disease, LSU Eye Center, New Orleans, LA

Academic Appointments

Assistant Professor, Ophthalmology, Tulane University

Instructor, Ophthalmology, Louisiana State University

Instructor, Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School

Professional Memberships

Massachusetts Medical Society

American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery

Active Fellow, American Academy of Ophthalmology

Fellow, American College of Surgeons

New England Ophthalmologic Society