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Craig Geist

Craig Geist

Chair
Professor of Ophthalmology
Professor of Neurology (Secondary)

Office Phone: 202-741-2825
Email: Email
Department: Ophthalmology

Education

  • BA, College of Wooster, 1975
  • MS, George Washington University, 1983
  • MD, Medical College of Virginia Commonwealth University, 1983

Biography

Craig E. Geist, M.D., M.S., F.A.C.S., FAAO, ASOPRS is board-certified in Ophthalmology. He is an oculoplastic surgeon, orbital specialist, Chair of the Department of Ophthalmology, and a professor of ophthalmology at The George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences.  His area of specialization focuses on eyelid and orbital tumors, eyelid and eyebrow droop, aging eyelids and wrinkles, Botox injections and dermal filler of the eyes and face, thyroid eye disease and tearing due to blocked tear ducts.

Dr. Geist completed his medical training at the Virginia Commonwealth University. Following medical school, he completed his residency in ophthalmology at George Washington University and a fellowship in Oculoplastics and Orbit at Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary at Harvard University Medical Center.  He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and a Fellow of the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

He is listed as “Top Doctor” in Washingtonian Magazine, “Best Doctors” in Washington Consumer’s Checkbook Magazine, “America’s Top Ophthalmologists”, US News and World Report and in the Super Doctors List, the Washington Post.

Internships
The Medical College of Virginia

Residencies
The George Washington University

Fellowships
Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard University
Wilmer Ophthalmological Institute, Johns Hopkins University

Board Certifications
Ophthalmology

Languages
Italian

Interests
Oculoplastics
Orbit
Lacrimal
Neuro-Ophthalmology

Publications

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Industry Relationships and Collaborations

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