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Matthew Giegengack, M.D.Wake Forest Baptist Health

Doctor Rating

4.8 out of 5

391 Ratings
65 Comments
 

Matthew Giegengack, M.D.

Associate Professor,

Clinical Interests

Cataract Surgery, Corneal and External Diseases and Surgery, Refractive Surgery

Contact Information

Returning Patient Appointments: 336-716-4091
Department: 336-716-4091

Email: mgiegeng@wakehealth.edu

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Education & Training

  • B.A., Yale University, 1995
  • M.D., Columbia University College Physicians & Surgeons, 2002
  • Internship, Internal Medicine, Cabrini Med Ctr-New York, 2003
  • Residency, Ophthalmology, Oregon Health Science Univ Sch, 2006
  • Fellowship, Ophthalmology, Oregon Health Science Univ Sch, 2007

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Ophthalmology, Ophthalmology

NPI Number

  • 1437167350
Matthew Giegengack, M.D.

Doctor Rating

4.8 out of 5

391 Ratings
65 Comments
 

Matthew Giegengack, M.D.

Associate Professor, Ophthalmology (Eye Center)

Research Interests

Endothelium, Corneal; Extracellular Matrix Proteins; Limbus Corneae; Corneal Diseases; Mouth Mucosa
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Contact Information

Academic: 336-716-4091 | Department: 336-716-4091

Email: mgiegeng@wakehealth.edu

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Recent Publications

Bioengineered multilayered human corneas from discarded human corneal tissue. Zhang Z, Niu G, Choi JS, Giegengack M, Atala A, Soker S.. Biomed Mater. 2015;10(3):035012.

Heparin-modified gelatin scaffolds for human corneal endothelial cell transplantation. Niu G, Choi JS, Wang Z, Skardal A, Giegengack M, Soker S.. Biomaterials. 2014;35(13):4005-4014.

Factors affecting successful isolation of human corneal endothelial cells for clinical use. Choi JS, Kim EY, Kim MJ, Khan FA, Giegengack M, D'Agostino R Jr, Criswell T, Khang G, Soker S.. Cell Transplant. 2014;23(7):845-854.

Bioengineering human corneal endothelium with electrospun scaffold [abstract]. Niu G, Zhang Z, Giegengack M, Soker S.. Tissue Eng Part A. 2014;20(Suppl 1):S57.

In vitro evaluation of the interactions between human corneal endothelial cells and extracellular matrix proteins. Choi JS, Kim EY, Kim MJ, Giegengack M, Khan FA, Khang G, Soker S.. Biomed Mater. 2013;8(1):014108.

Optimized cultivation of human corneal endothelial cells for transplantation [abstract]. Choi JS, Kim EY, Kim MJ, Giegengack M, Khang G, Soker S.. J Tissue Eng Regen Med. 2012;6(Suppl 1):138-139.

Bioengineering gelatin hydrogel for corneal endothelial cell repair [abstract]. Niu G, Choi JS, Kim MJ, Giegengack M, Soker S.. J Tissue Eng Regen Med. 2012;6(Suppl 1):139.

Traumatic anterior subluxation of natural lens with aniridia and blood lining Descemet folds [image]. Giegengack M, Kurup SK.. Arch Ophthalmol. 2011;129(1):55.

Confocal microscopy of the cornea. Giegengack M, Mathers WD. In: Brightbill F, McDonnell P, McGhee C, Farjo A, Serdarevic O, eds. Corneal surgery: theory technique and tissue. 4th ed. St. Louis (MO): Mosby/Elsevier;2009: 95-103.

Phacoanaphylactic endophthalmitis. Giegangack M [sic] [Giegengack M]. In: Roy FH, Fraunfelder FW, Fraunfelder FT, Tindall R, Jensvold B, eds. Roy and Fraunfelder's current ocular therapy. 6th ed. Philadelphia: Saunders Elsevier;2008: 508-509.

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Associate Professor, Ophthalmology (Eye Center)

Clinical Interests

Cataract Surgery, Corneal and External Diseases and Surgery, Refractive Surgery
Matthew Giegengack, M.D.

Matthew Giegengack, M.D.

Associate Professor, Ophthalmology (Eye Center)

Doctor Rating

4.8 out of 5

Matthew Giegengack, M.D.391 Ratings
65 Comments


 

Doctor Ratings

The overall Patient Rating score is the average of responses to the nine questions listed below. The questions are from the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a 1 to 5 scale, where 1 represents "very poor" and 5 represents "very good."
Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey

CP concern for questions/worries
4.9
CP efforts to include in decisions
4.9
CP explanations of prob/condition
4.9
CP spoke using clear language
4.9
Friendliness/courtesy of CP
4.9
Likelihood of recommending CP
4.9
Patients' confidence in CP
4.9
Time CP spent with patient
4.8
Wait time at clinic
3.7



Patient Comments

Comments are taken from the Care Provider section of the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Comments are posted exactly as they are written. Comments are added weekly. To protect patient privacy and confidentiality, patient names are not included.

3/7/2017

I would highly recommend Dr. G to anyone and I do. He is an amazing physician and person. I respect him highly. He's very compassionate and very thorough.

3/7/2017

Dr. G is awesome. He is a superior diagnostician. He is so educated in his field and communicates in words we understand. He looks u in the eyes when he talks andlistens when I talk. Never appears rushed and has superior people skills.

3/2/2017

excellent

2/28/2017

love Dr Matt G

2/21/2017

*Dr. G. is worlds above his clinical people and many levels above the admin. team in the Greensboro office.

2/20/2017

He went out of his way to check on me on his day off.

2/9/2017

Excellent doctor and because he has followed my condition for so many years I will continue to see him

2/8/2017

Dr Matt is a good and understanding person.

1/26/2017

I have no bad experience. I am recommending _____ to my friends and family.

1/22/2017

Excellent doctor. Have recommended him to several friends.

1/19/2017

Dr. Matthew Giegengack and all of his staff and all of your employees are very knowledgeable and caring folk. They are very professional.

1/16/2017

very good experience !

1/4/2017

was very informative consultation.

12/25/2016

Excellent

12/21/2016

Matt is an excellent doctor

12/18/2016

always a terrific provider

12/14/2016

He is wonderful.

12/14/2016

Dr. Giegengack is an excellent doctor and surgeon. He is also laid-back, friendly and willing to answer all questions. I recommend him very highly.

12/13/2016

Love the care provider, appointments are usually rescheduled and the wait times are ridiculous.

11/14/2016

He's very good, makes you feel relaxed. And easy to talk too.

11/1/2016

Always excellent care!!!

10/31/2016

I wouldn't trade Dr. Giegengack for any other doctor! he is the most amazing and humbled GENIUS anyone could ever meet. I would recommend him to anyone!

10/26/2016

I had a friend with me who had never heard of this doctor and she was very impressed and would choose to become his patient, should the need arise.

10/24/2016

I already have recommended him to others. He made my cataract surgery an almost pleasant experience. I plan to have him do my other eye when it is time.

10/23/2016

again Dr Giegengack the best

10/16/2016

I would recommend Dr Giengengack with the caution that they will have to wait an unreasonable amount of time.

10/4/2016

Dr. Gigengack is a very impressive professional.

10/3/2016

*Dr. G is doing eye surgery on me & I went to 2 other providers before finding one I am comfortable with to work on my eyes.

9/29/2016

Dr. G is one of the best Drs. I have ever dealt with. please do whatever necessary to keep him at your facility.

9/23/2016

*Dr. G provides outstanding communication & services.

9/20/2016

*Dr. Giegengack is very knowledgeable and a true expert in his field. I have every confidence in his care.

9/6/2016

great doctor

9/1/2016

Dr. G is the best provider I have ever had.

8/31/2016

Dr. Giegengack is such a caring and professional Dr. After seeing numerous Drs. in the Charlotte area that really didn't know how to deal with my three pages of medication allergies for cataract surgery I was sent to Dr. Giegengack. He is so dedicated to helping his patients and thank goodness my cataract surgery in my left eye went wonderful with no side effects to the eye drops or medication for anesthesia. He always answered all my questions and I certainly had many. Wonderful experience.

8/29/2016

Dr. Giegengack is an excellent doctor and I trust his judgment and care

8/28/2016

Dr.Gigengack is both a medical scholar and a gentleman--- very competent and yet personable and nice.

8/25/2016

Excellent physician who shows genuine concern for his patient.

8/23/2016

*Matt is the best.

8/6/2016

The provider (Dr.) was exceptionalin all aspects beyond expectation.

8/2/2016

Sr. G. is always the very best. I recomment him to everyone I see that needs an eye doctor. In fact I saw a lady at lunch yesterday,that stopped by to tell me that she had taken her husband to Dr. G. and they were very pleased with him.

7/30/2016

The provider was the "best" I have ever had. Explained things well, answered all questions and was easy to talk to. Very caring, knowledgeable and possessing an excellent personality. Have already recommended him to friends.

7/29/2016

I can't say enough good about *Dr. G. My friend referred me to him. I am so thankful that she did. He's the best!

7/29/2016

We love *Dr. Mat. He is the best. A wonderful representation of Wake Forest Health.

7/28/2016

*Dr. Giegengack has improved my vision tremendously!

7/21/2016

Dr. Geigengack is an amazing surgeon. He is very caring and wonderful to be around. I feel lucky to have him as my provider.

7/20/2016

Excellent!

7/11/2016

As always, Dr. G was very informative of possible future steps and explained them in a way that I could easily understand.

7/6/2016

Really like Dr. Geigengack. he is personable and so knowledgeable about problems such as mine.

6/28/2016

EXCELLENT. EXCELLENT.

6/28/2016

#1. *Dr. Matt eye dr. #8. All the time I need.

6/25/2016

Dr. G. and Dr. Bond have nursed my eyes (both) for many years, through various problems, and I cannot adequately express my gratitude for their care, concern, and treatment.

6/22/2016

He appears to be a very competent physician who seems genuinely concerned about his patients. In a time when patients are often run through healthcare mills like cattle, this is refreshing.

6/16/2016

Dr G could not be more likeable nor more confidant and capable.

6/13/2016

Dr. Geigengack is always the very best. I couldn't ask for anyone to be any more caring and courteous. he really cares about those he takes care of. I wouldnt trade him for any other doctor.

6/9/2016

Excellent care

6/6/2016

Great doctor.

5/22/2016

very good

5/19/2016

A fabulous provider!!

5/13/2016

I feel very comfortable and confident very my/provider (Dr.G.)

5/9/2016

Dr even got another doctor to consult about which eye drop to use

5/5/2016

Dr. Geingengak told me if I had any problems with my eye to call immediately. He is a very good Dr.

5/4/2016

As always, Dr. G was informative, patient and kind.

5/4/2016

I would recommend the doctor and the entire staf to anyone I knew who would need their help.

5/3/2016

Dr Giegengack is a complete professional - an amazing Doctor who always shows a great amount of care & concern & I have the utmost confidence in him.

4/26/2016

All good.

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