Gregory A. Stainer

M.D., F.A.C.S.

San Diego's top LASIK expert
and cornea specialist.

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Meet our LASIK Expert & cornea specialist

Gregory A. Stainer, M.D. is an ophthalmologist who specializes in Corneal & External Diseases. Dr. Stainer began his medical career at Northwestern University in Chicago where he completed his internship at Northwestern Hospital and his residency at the University of Wisconsin. He completed his fellowship training for Corneal & External Diseases at the University of California, San Diego. Dr. Stainer has traveled extensively throughout the United States to participate in studies of LASIK and other forms of laser vision correction to resolve nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism. In addition, Dr. Stainer has experience with multiple types of lasers for aesthetic and reconstructive surgery. He is fluent in laser assisted cataract surgery and has done over a thousand corneal transplants, 10,000 LASIK cases, 35,000 cataract surgeries. He has over 15 peer reviewed publications. In his free time, Dr. Stainer enjoys scuba diving and listening to Jimmy Buffet.

Dr. Gregory A. Stainer

Medical School

Northwestern University The Feinberg School of Medicine


Internal Medicine at McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University


Ophthalmology at University of Wisconsin


Corneal & External Diseases at the University of California, San Diego

Professional Affiliations & Organizations

American Board of Ophthalmology

Over 15 peer reviewed publications including " A Comparison of Intracapsular and Extracapsular Lens Extraction Combined with Keratoplasty"


Awards & Recognitions

American Chemical Society Fellow

American Association of Ophthalmology Fellow

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