Dr. Greer’s research interests include predicting recovery from coma after cardiac arrest, brain death, and multiple stroke-related topics, including acute stroke treatment and stroke prevention. He is a leader in the Neurocritical Care Society, the Society of Critical Care Medicine, and the American Stroke Association. Additionally, he is a well-regarded and dedicated medical educator and clinician.
Dr. Greer received his BA in English Literature from Williams College, an MA in English Literature and MD from University of Florida, and an MA, privatim, from Yale. He completed an internship in internal medicine and a residency in neurology at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), followed by fellowship training in vascular neurology and neurocritical care, also at MGH. Previously, he was as Associate Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School and Associate Neuroscientist at MGH before joining the faculty at Yale.
Among his many honors and awards, Dr. Greer has been named one of the Best Doctors in America since 2007; he has received the Yale Neurology Residency Program’s Teacher of the Year Award, two Presidential Citations each from the Society of Critical Care Medicine and the Neurocritical Care Society, the Partners Neurology “Superman” Resident Teaching Award from the MGH Department of Neurology and the Stanley M. Wyman Teaching Award from the MGH Department of Medicine.
Dr. Greer is the editor-in-chief of both Neurocritical Care Live and Seminars in Neurology. He serves as a reviewer for several journals, including the New England Journal of Medicine, Annals of Internal Medicine, Brain, Neurology, and Stroke. He is a fellow of the Society of Critical Care Medicine, American Academy of Neurology, American Heart Association, American Neurological Association and Neurocritical Care Society. He has authored more than 150 peer-reviewed manuscripts, reviews, chapters, guidelines and books.
- Chief, Neurology, Boston Medical Center
- Professor, Neurology, Boston University School of Medicine
- Published on 4/1/2018
Weber U, Johnson J, Anderson N, Knies AK, Nhundu B, Bautista C, Huang KB, Hamza M, White J, Coppola A, Akgün KM, Greer DM, Marcolini EG, Gilmore EJ, Petersen NH, Timario N, Poskus K, Sheth KN, Hwang DY. Dedicated Afternoon Rounds for ICU Patients' Families and Family Satisfaction With Care. Crit Care Med. 2018 Apr; 46(4):602-611. PMID: 29300237.
- Published on 3/16/2018
Greer DM. Tracy Batchelor, MD, and Dr. med. Wolfgang Wick. Semin Neurol. 2018 Feb; 38(1):1-2. PMID: 29548044.
- Published on 2/2/2018
Yaghi S, Chang AD, Hung P, Mac Grory B, Collins S, Gupta A, Reynolds J, Finn CB, Hemendinger M, Cutting SM, McTaggart RA, Jayaraman M, Leasure A, Sansing L, Panda N, Song C, Chu A, Merkler A, Gialdini G, Sheth KN, Kamel H, Elkind MSV, Greer D, Furie K, Atalay M. Left Atrial Appendage Morphology and Embolic Stroke of Undetermined Source: A Cross-Sectional Multicenter Pilot Study. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2018 Feb 02. PMID: 29398537.
- Published on 1/31/2018
Lewis A, Bernat JL, Blosser S, Bonnie RJ, Epstein LG, Hutchins J, Kirschen MP, Rubin M, Russell JA, Sattin JA, Wijdicks EFM, Greer DM. An interdisciplinary response to contemporary concerns about brain death determination. Neurology. 2018 Feb 27; 90(9):423-426. PMID: 29386276.
- Published on 12/21/2017
Greer DM. Steven K. Feske, MD. Semin Neurol. 2017 Dec; 37(6):597-598. PMID: 29270931.
- Published on 12/20/2017
Hwang DY, Greer DM. Neurocritical Care and Emergency Neurology: Current Evidence and Consensus Practice. Semin Respir Crit Care Med. 2017 Dec; 38(6):711-712. PMID: 29262427.
- Published on 12/18/2017
Chang CF, Goods BA, Askenase MH, Hammond MD, Renfroe SC, Steinschneider AF, Landreneau MJ, Ai Y, Beatty HE, da Costa LHA, Mack M, Sheth KN, Greer DM, Huttner A, Coman D, Hyder F, Ghosh S, Rothlin CV, Love JC, Sansing LH. Erythrocyte efferocytosis modulates macrophages towards recovery after intracerebral hemorrhage. J Clin Invest. 2018 Feb 01; 128(2):607-624. PMID: 29251628.
- Published on 12/13/2017
Youn TS, Lavin P, Patrylo M, Schindler J, Kirshner H, Greer DM, Schrag M. Current treatment of central retinal artery occlusion: a national survey. J Neurol. 2018 Feb; 265(2):330-335. PMID: 29236169.
- Published on 12/5/2017
Greer DM. Joshua P. Klein, MD, PhD, FANA, FASN, FAAN. Semin Neurol. 2017 Oct; 37(5):481-482. PMID: 29207408.
- Published on 12/1/2017
Sreekrishnan A, Leasure AC, Shi FD, Hwang DY, Schindler JL, Petersen NH, Gilmore EJ, Kamel H, Sansing LH, Greer DM, Sheth KN. Functional Improvement Among Intracerebral Hemorrhage (ICH) Survivors up to 12 Months Post-injury. Neurocrit Care. 2017 Dec; 27(3):326-333. PMID: 28685394.
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