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

Doctor Rating

4.7 out of 5

332 Ratings
37 Comments

Craig M. Greven, M.D.

Chair,
Professor,

Clinical Specialties

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

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 Clinical Oncology
  • Am Soc Of Neurological I.
  • 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

4.7 out of 5

332 Ratings
37 Comments

Craig M. Greven, M.D.

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

Research Interests

aging, prevention

Contact Information

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

Email: cgreven@wakehealth.edu

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Recent Publications

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 Eye Study. Ophthalmology. 2014;():.

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;():.

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.


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.


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 Specialties

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

Craig M. Greven, M.D.

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

Doctor Rating

4.7 out of 5

Craig M. Greven, M.D.332 Ratings
37 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
4.8
CP explanations of prob/condition
4.9
CP spoke using clear language
4.8
Friendliness/courtesy of CP
4.8
Likelihood of recommending CP
4.9
Patients' confidence in CP
4.9
Time CP spent with patient
4.7
Wait time at clinic
4



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.

8/26/2014

Earlier survey comments well address this input re: Craig Grevin, MD, probably the best if not one of the best physicians in his field of specialty. Actually, I chose him in 2012 soon after moving to Clemmons from all the specialists based on the outstanding emergency surgery (detached retina) he performed on my mother-in-law in 2000.

8/14/2014

I have a lot of confidence in the people I see in this practice.

8/14/2014

I have the utmost respect and confidence in Dr. Greven.

8/14/2014

Good experience.

8/14/2014

Need I write additional comments; it is noted above precisely how I feel during my visits. Each member of the staff know their position and carry on extremely well.

8/11/2014

I would recommend Craig Greven to anyone who had a retina problem.

8/7/2014

excellent

7/22/2014

As I've said previously, I feel that winding up in Dr. Greven's care has been a blessing in a very difficult ordeal.

7/15/2014

Excellent doctor.

7/14/2014

I would like more information explanation details of my condition, progress.

7/14/2014

Have already recommended Dr. Greven.

7/14/2014

I have recommended *Dr. Greven to several.

7/13/2014

I consider this office one of the best as yet. I am totally satisfied.

7/11/2014

Dr. Greven shows concern and is professional, organized, and explains everything so that my husband and I can understand. He answers all questions and is responsive to any concerns I may have. I feel confident that I am being provided the best care possible.

7/1/2014

GOOD

6/23/2014

Dr Greven is a very caring doctor.

6/19/2014

I have confidence in Dr. Greven. I just don't think he listens carefully. He always seems to be in a hurry.

6/13/2014

great doctor.

6/6/2014

Great in every way.

6/3/2014

*Dr. Graven is great!

6/3/2014

always have good visit

5/30/2014

Thorough

5/23/2014

Excellent.

5/19/2014

*Dr. Greven has kept my vision stable - a blessing.

5/19/2014

Dr. Greven is always very kind, professional, attentive, and helpful.

5/14/2014

I think Dr. Greven is exceptional in that he is not only knowledgeable and professional, but also caring and personable.

4/30/2014

Dr Greven is very knowledgeable and I have complete confidence in him

4/29/2014

Dr. Greven is courteous and professional. I feel confident in his care.

4/23/2014

Great doctor, no bad experiences of any kind.

4/15/2014

Outstanding doctor.....very impressive.

3/30/2014

Always takes time and effort to address my visit. Dr. Greven is caring and competent, I trust him completely with my eye problems.

3/20/2014

Made you feel comfortable

3/20/2014

being seen for eye sight issues and being hard of hearing could mean communication problems but every one takes the time to ensure my mother understands what is happening in every stage of care

3/20/2014

Dr. Greven always makes me feel comfortable in his care; always in a professional and friendly manne.

3/14/2014

Excellent first encounter w/this provider as his patient.

3/12/2014

Good

3/11/2014

I always had good care.

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