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Craig M. Greven, M.D.Wake Forest Baptist Health

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4.8 out of 5

391 Ratings
34 Comments
 

Craig M. Greven, M.D.

Chair,
Professor,

Clinical Interests

Diabetic Eye Disease, Diseases and Surgery of the Retina and Vitreous, Intraocular Foreign Bodies, Intraocular Tumors and Inflammation, Laser Surgery, Retinal Detachments, Vitreoretinal Trauma, Vitreous Surgery

Contact Information

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

Email: cgreven@wakehealth.edu

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Education & Training

  • A.B., University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, 1979
  • M.D., WFU School of Medicine, 1983
  • Internship, Internal Medicine, North Carolina Baptist Hospita, 1984
  • Residency, Ophthalmology, North Carolina Baptist Hospita, 1987
  • Fellowship, Wills Eye Hosp, 1989

Memberships

  • Am Academy Of Ophthalmology
  • Am Coll Of Surgeons
  • Am Medical Assn
  • Am Soc Of Neurological I.
  • Am Soc of Clinical Oncology
  • Assoc For Study Of Animal Beha
  • Forsyth-Davie-Stokes Medical S
  • Int'l Bronchsophagological Soc

NPI Number

  • 1154304863
Craig M. Greven, M.D.

Doctor Rating

4.8 out of 5

391 Ratings
34 Comments
 

Craig M. Greven, M.D.

Chair, Ophthalmology (Eye Center)
Professor, Ophthalmology (Eye Center)

Research Interests

aging, epidemiology, prevention

Contact Information

Academic: 336-716-2732 | Department: 336-716-4091

Email: cgreven@wakehealth.edu

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Recent Publications

Espeland MA, Probstfield J, Hire D, Redmon JB, Evans GW, Coday M, Lewis CE, Johnson KC, Wilmoth S, Bahnson J, Dulin MF, Green JB, Knowler WC, Kitabchi A, Murillo AL, Osei K, Rehman SU, Cushman WC, Ambrosius WT, Greven CM, Lovato JF, Perdue LH, et al. Systolic blood pressure control among individuals with type 2 diabetes: a comparative effectiveness analysis of three interventions. Am J Hypertens. 2015;28(8):995-1009.

Casanova R, Saldana S, Chew EY, Danis RP, Greven CM, Ambrosius WT. Application of random forests methods to diabetic retinopathy classification analyses. PLoS One. 2014;9(6):e98587.

Chew EY, Davis MD, Danis RP, Lovato JF, Perdue LH, Greven C, Genuth S, Goff DC, Leiter LA, Ismail-Beigi F, Ambrosius WT. The effects of medical management on the progression of diabetic retinopathy in persons with type 2 diabetes: the Action to Control Cardiovascular Risk in Diabetes (ACCORD) Eye Study. Ophthalmology. 2014;121(12):2443-2451.

Mottl AK, Pajewski N, Fonseca V, Ismail-Beigi F, Chew E, Ambrosius WT, Greven C, Schubart U, Buse J. The degree of retinopathy is equally predictive for renal and macrovascular outcomes in the ACCORD trial. J Diabetes Complications. 2014;28(6):874-879.

Manning RA, Carlson JN, Hein EW, Weaver RG Jr, Greven CM. Bilateral Candida endophthalmitis in a premature infant. J AAPOS. 2013;17(2):206-207.

Gangaputra S, Lovato JF, Hubbard L, Davis MD, Esser BA, Ambrosius WT, Chew EY, Greven C, Perdue LH, Wong WT, Condren A, Wilkinson CP, Agron E, Adler S, Danis RP. Comparison of standardized clinical classification with fundus photograph grading for the assessment of diabetic retinopathy and diabetic macular edema severity. Retina. 2013;33(7):1393-1399.

Bressler SB, Almukhtar T, Aiello LP, Bressler NM, Ferris FL III, Glassman AR, Greven CM. Green or yellow laser treatment for diabetic macular edema: exploratory assessment within the Diabetic Retinopathy Clinical Research Network. Retina. 2013;33(10):2080-2088.

Ding J, Lovato J, Hugenschmidt CE, Ambrosius W, Horowitz K, Bryan RN, Greven C, Gerstein HC, Lazer R, Murray A, Thomas A, Launer L, Williamson J. Retinopathy in relation to cerebral ischemic lesion and cognitive decline in older patients with type 2 diabetes [abstract]. Diabetes. 2012;61(Suppl 1A):LB2.

Greven CM, Kurup SK, Jacklin HN. Intraocular erosion and intrusion of an arruga encircling suture. Retina. 2011;31(7):1437-1438.

van der Vaart R, Greven C, Manning R, Haines N, Kurup SK. Unilateral solitary choroidal granuloma as presenting sign of secondary syphilis. Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol. 2011;249(10):1575-1577.

Ambrosius WT, Danis RP, Goff DC Jr, Greven CM, Gerstein HC, Cohen RM, Riddle MC, Miller ME, Buse JB, Perdue LH, et al. Lack of association between thiazolidinediones and macular edema in type 2 diabetes: the ACCORD eye substudy. Arch Ophthalmol. 2010;128(3):312-318.

Kurup SK, Gee C, Greven CM. Intravitreal methotrexate in therapeutically resistant exudative age-related macular degeneration [letter]. Acta Ophthalmol. 2010;88(4):e145-e146.

Chew EY, Ambrosius WT, Davis MD, Danis RP, Gangaputra S, Greven CM, Hubbard L, Lovato JF, Perdue LH, Goff DC Jr, et al. Effects of medical therapies on retinopathy progression in type 2 diabetes. N Engl J Med. 2010;363(3):233-244.

Saconn PA, Gee CJ, Greven CM, McCoy TP, Ekstrand KE, Greven KM. Alternative dose for choroidal melanoma treated with an iodine-125 radioactive plaque: a single-institution retrospective study. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2010;78(3):844-848.

Ambrosius WT, Danis RP, Riddle MC, Goff DC Jr, Gerstein HC, Greven CM, Chew EY. Macular edema and thiazolidinediones [reply to letter]. Arch Ophthalmol. 2010;128(12):1631-1632.

Saconn PA, Greven K, Gee C, Greven C, McCoy T, Ekstrand K. Alternative dose for choroidal melanoma treated with an iodine 125 radioactive plaque: a single institution retrospective study [abstract]. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2008;72(1 Suppl):S415-S416.

Greven KM, Greven CM. Orbital, ocular, and optic nerve tumors In: Gunderson LL, Tepper JE, eds. Clinical radiation oncology. 2nd ed. Philadelphia: Elsevier Churchill Livingstone;2007: 613-628.

Greven CM, Wells JA III, Stewart WC. AMD and VEGF: where do we go from here? Clinicians need to understand the trial results and the science to make informed treatment choices [newsletter article]. Rev Ophthalmol. 2007;14(2):ID 13187.

Chew EY, Ambrosius WT, Howard LT, Greven CM, Johnson S, Danis RP, Davis MD, Genuth S, Domanski M. Rationale, design, and methods of the Action to Control Cardiovascular Risk in Diabetes Eye Study (ACCORD-EYE). Am J Cardiol. 2007;99(12A Suppl):103i-111i.

Scott IU, Edwards AR, Beck RW, Bressler NM, Chan CK, Elman MJ, Friedman SM, Greven CM, Maturi RK, Pieramici DJ, et al. A phase II randomized clinical trial of intravitreal bevacizumab for diabetic macular edema. Ophthalmology. 2007;114(10):1860-1867.

Dickinson PJ, Greven CM. Avoiding and managing the dislocated crystalline lens. Compr Ophthalmol Update. 2006;7(3):113-127.

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Professor, Ophthalmology (Eye Center)

Clinical Interests

Diabetic Eye Disease, Diseases and Surgery of the Retina and Vitreous, Intraocular Foreign Bodies, Intraocular Tumors and Inflammation, Laser Surgery, Retinal Detachments, Vitreoretinal Trauma, Vitreous Surgery
Craig M. Greven, M.D.

Craig M. Greven, M.D.

Chair, Ophthalmology (Eye Center)
Professor, Ophthalmology (Eye Center)

Doctor Rating

4.8 out of 5

Craig M. Greven, M.D.391 Ratings
34 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
4.8
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
3.9



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.

11/20/2015

Long wait sometimes.

11/17/2015

If I were to recommend someone come to the clinic. I would advise them to plan on spending a good part of the day.

11/7/2015

All staff were very professional and courteous. I felt very at ease with treatment plan for me and very confident in Doctor and staffs ability to care for me.

10/28/2015

Dr. Greven is at the top of our list! He always listens and answers any questions or concerns we have.

10/28/2015

Dr. Craig Greven consistently receives the highest ratings from me (for the reasons outlined above & for his skill as a surgeon).

10/27/2015

Due to busy eye clinic, I anticipate a longer wait that usual. Good service and quality of care is worth wait.

8/29/2015

Craig Greven, MD is undoubtedly one of the best speciality ophthalmologists in the region.

8/21/2015

Good experience.

8/19/2015

best experience ever in my adult life wih care givers

8/18/2015

Dr. Greven is a stellar physician and I feel fortunate to be one of his patients.

8/17/2015

Dr. Greven is TOPS as far as I am concerned, I have total confidence in his ability for treating my problem.

8/13/2015

He is Great!!!

8/12/2015

Love Dr Greven

8/8/2015

excellent

7/28/2015

Utmost confidence in Dr. Greven.

7/19/2015

Cannot say enough good things about Dr. Greven and the other staff.

7/7/2015

Still have a lot of questions, but feel confident all these will be answered.excellent staff.DR GREVEN knows everything that will help me address any problems, questions or fears that I have..

6/30/2015

Dr. Greven is excellent. I have complete confidence in his ability to manage my care.

6/27/2015

I was told I would be given a list if vitamins to take to help slow down my condition, but never received it.

6/4/2015

I am very thankful that I was referred by my local eye physician to Dr. Greven. He and his ultrasonographer, Sherry, are exceptional. I am most appreciative for their care.

5/20/2015

Dr. Greven is always professional, concerned, knowledgeable, courteous, and uses easy-to-understand language without talking down to the patient. I feel blessed to have Wake Forest and the physicians there for my care. I feel very confident that I am in good hands in Dr. Greven's care.

5/15/2015

Dr. Greven has an amazing way of making his patients feel like they matter, however busy he may be.

4/29/2015

Excellent physician!

4/28/2015

Would rate doctor as excellent, rather than very good, in all categories.

4/19/2015

I highly recommend this provider.

4/7/2015

Dr. Greven has always been the best!

3/30/2015

Dr. Greven and the entire staff at Wake Forest get 5 stars from this patient.

3/27/2015

Could not be more pleased with Dr. Greven as my doctor!

3/18/2015

Primary residence in a major East coast teaching hospital city, I am used to exceptional doctors/specialists. My _____/exposure to *Dr. Greven and two of his associates would put the level of expertise and confidence they provided on a _____ level. If you had an "excellent rate" they and this nurse practitioner would receive it from me.

3/17/2015

Greven is excellent

2/17/2015

Have all the confidence in *Dr. Greven.

2/17/2015

Excellent experience - complete confidence in this doctor and staff.

2/11/2015

good

2/5/2015

all care of nurses and Doctor Greven very good.

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