Geoffrey G. Emerson, M.D., Ph.D.
Dr. Emerson grew up in Seattle, Washington. He graduated summa cum laude from Yale University with a degree in chemical engineering. He also received his MD/PhD from Yale. His clinical interests include diabetic retinopathy, epiretinal membranes, macular degeneration, macular holes and retinal detachment.
Dr. Emerson completed his ophthalmology residency at the Wilmer Eye Institute of Johns Hopkins where he received the Mitchell Prize and Julia Haller Prize for research in optical coherence tomography. His fellowship in vitreoretinal surgery was at the Casey Eye Institute in Portland, Oregon where he received the Heed Ophthalmic Foundation Fellowship and the Ronald G. Michels Award. He is board certified in ophthalmology and a Fellow of the American Society of Retina Specialists (FASRS). He is a Secretariat Awardee of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and a Senior Honor Awardee of the American Society of Retina Specialists. Dr. Emerson lives in Minneapolis. He enjoys tennis and cross-country skiing.
Dr. Emerson is Medical Director at the Phillips Eye Institute and Associate Adjunct Professor at the University of Minnesota.