Gregory A. Christiansen, MD
Experience – In practice since 2000
A board certified surgeon, Dr. Gregory Christiansen is the newest ophthalmologist to join The Eye Institute of Utah, specializing in the medical and surgical treatment of cataracts and glaucoma. Dr. Christiansen received his medical degree from the University of Utah in 2000. Following an internship at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine in Jacksonville, Florida, he went on to complete his ophthalmology residency at the prestigious Mayo Clinic College of Medicine in Rochester, Minnesota. He received further training in glaucoma at the esteemed Duke University Eye Center in Durham, North Carolina.
After completing his advanced training, he spent five years practicing ophthalmology in Oregon where he performed a vast number of cataract, glaucoma, and refractive surgeries. Dr. Christiansen has successfully completed thousands of microsurgical procedures and continues to be involved with research and innovative technologies.
Dr. Christiansen has published a number of articles and abstracts in well- respected peer reviewed medical journals including an important article found in Ophthalmology on the mechanism of Lumigan in the treatment of glaucoma patients.
Dr. Christiansen is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the Association of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, Utah Ophthalmology Society, and the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology.