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Matthew Giegengack, M.D.Wake Forest Baptist Health

Doctor Rating

4.8 out of 5

404 Ratings
54 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

404 Ratings
54 Comments
 

Matthew Giegengack, M.D.

Associate Professor, Ophthalmology (Eye Center)

Research Interests

Endothelium, Corneal; Limbus Corneae; Corneal Transplantation; Endothelial Cells; Gelatin
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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.404 Ratings
54 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.

8/30/2017

Dr. Matt is the best!!!!

8/28/2017

Dr. Giegengack is an excellent provider. He is genuinely concerned and listens to the patient. He does not make you feel rushed.

8/16/2017

Dr. Gigengack is one of the finest and knowledgeable physicians in my physician life group. I already recommended his name and works forward (to include my husband, who has had some retina detach & cataract surgeries at same procedure). His workload seems to be tremendous but he always acts like you have his full attention and his pre-op and post-op visits are very thorough with in-depth explanations. He is exceptional; and I trust a very valuable physician of Wake Forest Baptist Hospital team.

8/15/2017

I highly recommend Dr. Giegengack to family and friends. He has done lasic surgery for my daughter and is scheduling cataract surgery for my husband. We look at him as the best in the field !

7/24/2017

I couldn't ask for better treatment or concern.

7/24/2017

as I have already stated Dr. Matt is the greatest

7/15/2017

Good.

7/12/2017

Dr. Matt Giegengack is one of the best physicians I have ever been to. He is thorough, personable and very compassionate and considerate. I am so glad that he is the surgeon that did my cataract surgeries.

7/11/2017

Dr. G. is the best!

7/11/2017

Dr. G is very knowledgeable and highly recommended. He lives up to his reputation. My eyesight if obviously very important to me and I trust him to help me keep it.

6/23/2017

I have never had a bad experience with *Dr. G., he is always caring and willing to help me.

6/21/2017

Excellent doctor!!!

6/10/2017

As you can tell, I am very impressed with the staff and highly recommend this facility.

6/1/2017

I always appreciate the thoroughness and time that Dr. G. takes. Thus, I don't mind the wait. I know he is giving other patients the same care, time, and consideration.

5/10/2017

absolutely the BEST.

5/9/2017

Actual time with doctor was great-just amount of wait time

5/8/2017

Everything has gone way better than I thought it could.

5/8/2017

Never a bad experience.

4/20/2017

Have recommended this MD for eye health care. He reviews eye _____ schedule each visit to assure accuracy.

4/10/2017

All the staff and employees of Wake Forest Baptist Hospital are courteous and professional and nice!

4/6/2017

Have encouraged others to consider Dr. Giegengack for their cataract surgery.

4/3/2017

He is one of the best doctor I have ever known. The best of the best.

4/2/2017

the best dr. I have had

3/28/2017

Through in all respects and i feel confidant of the care i am getting

3/22/2017

I am so thankful for *Dr. Giegengack- and what he was able to do for me- his knowledge- for Davie Medical Center & their extra caring & friendly staff.

3/16/2017

Dr. Giegengack is good enough that we are willing to travel to Bermuda Run for our catt sx vs finding MD who does sx here in GSO.

3/16/2017

I am most fortunate that a previous doctor sent me to see Dr. G. He has helped me deal with a chronic eye situation. I appreciate his sense of humor and we share the same interests in music and literature.

3/14/2017

giekengack knows his stuff

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.

3/7/2017

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.

3/2/2017

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.

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