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Matthew Giegengack, M.D.Wake Forest Baptist Health

Doctor Rating

4.8 out of 5

378 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

378 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.378 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.

1/14/2018

Love Dr. Giegengack! Best doctor ever!

12/27/2017

Dr was very pleasant and took care of me!

12/26/2017

Will recommend this provider if folks have the time and their health allows them to wait a great deal of time to be seen.

12/26/2017

Good

12/19/2017

*Dr. Giegengack is superb and always takes the time to show how much he cares, always patience, just absolute the best!

12/4/2017

again he is an excellent doctor, very professional and patient first every time

11/27/2017

Had to have cornea transplant twice and dr. provided good reasons why he had to do surgery.

11/21/2017

Dr Giegengack is the best!

11/20/2017

I have sent at least 4 patients to this practice in the last 6 months.

11/15/2017

Matt Giegengack is awesome!!!

11/11/2017

outstanding

11/10/2017

Dr Giengengack is very knowledgable and professional. He helps me be comfortable talking with him about my eye conditions.

10/31/2017

He is A++++ rating!!!

10/30/2017

Dr. Giegengack shows concern for his patients, explains the diagnosis, and assured me that he can help my vision problem. He is very easy to talk to and listens to what you have to say. He has an upbeat personality which makes you trust his opinion more.

10/11/2017

Always excellent care!

9/26/2017

I love Dr. Giegengack and have recommended him to many of my co-workers and friends.

9/25/2017

Very good.

9/21/2017

He is definitely a role model for doctor/patient relationship.

9/19/2017

I was put at ease right away, very personable.

9/17/2017

Dr. Gigengack is not only a talented doctor but a kind person with whom one would genuinely want to work. He is friendly and outgoing. I was immediately put at ease with what was a scary procedure. He has an incredible "bedside manor", even making me laugh throughout a concerning and stressful surgery. He actually made eye surgery a pleasant experience.

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.

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