David M. Greer MD, MA, FCCM, FAHA, FNCS, FAAN, FANA

Boston University

Dr. Greer received his BA in English Literature from Williams College, received his MD from the University of Florida, his Master of Arts in English Literature also from the University of Florida, and a Master of Arts privatim, from Yale University. He completed his internship and residency in neurology at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), followed by fellowship training in vascular neurology and neurocritical care, also at MGH. Previously, he was an Associate Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School before being recruited to Yale University School of Medicine in 2010, where he most recently served as Professor of Neurology and Clinical Vice Chairman before joining our department as Professor and Chairman of Neurology

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 3 Stanley M. Wyman Teaching Awards 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.

His research interests include predicting recovery from coma after cardiac arrest, brain death, and multiple stroke-related topics, including acute stroke treatment, temperature modulation and stroke prevention. He is a leader in the Neurocritical Care Society, the Society of Critical Care Medicine, and the American Stroke Association.