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Meet the Ophthalmology Physicians

David C. Gritz, MD

Gender
Male
Department
Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
Practice Specialty
Ophthalmology (Eyes)
Medical Education
University of Missouri at Kansas City Schl of Med
Residency
University of Texas Health Science Center
Fellowship
University of California, San Francisco
Board Certified
Ophthalmology
Main Location
Montefiore Greene Medical Arts Pavilion
3400 Bainbridge Avenue
Bronx, NY 10467-2404
Phone: (718) 920-2020
Fax: (718) 920-4428
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Montefiore North At Carpenter Avenue
4141 Carpenter Avenue
Bronx, NY 10466-2601
Phone: (718) 920-2020
Fax: (718) 881-5439
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Montefiore Medical Group-Astor Avenue
1500 Astor Avenue
Bronx, NY 10469-5900
Phone: (718) 920-2020
Fax: (718) 881-5439
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Montefiore Medical Group-Bronx East
2300 Westchester Avenue
Bronx, NY 10462-5072
Phone: (718) 920-2020
Fax: (718) 881-5439
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Montefiore Westchester Faculty Practice
495 Central Park Avenue
Scarsdale, NY 10583-1068
Phone: (866) 633-8255
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Montefiore Medical Center
111 East 210th Street
Bronx, NY 10467-2401
Phone: (718) 920-2020
Fax: (718) 881-5439
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Montefiore Wakefield Campus
600 East 233rd Street
Bronx, NY 10466-2604
Phone: (718) 920-9000
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Montefiore Westchester Square
2475 Saint Raymonds Avenue
Bronx, NY 10461-3124
Phone: (718) 430-4300
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Montefiore Wellness Center
1180 Morris Park Avenue
Bronx, NY 10461-1925
Phone: (718) 920-2020
Fax: (718) 654-2818
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Academic Title
Associate Professor of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences and Epidemiology & Population Health
Administrative Title
Director of Cornea and Uveitis Division
Research Focus
Cornea diseases and uveitis
Biography
Dr. Gritz is an ophthalmologist specializing in cornea, external disease, and uveitis and is associate professor at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He earned his medical degree from University of Missouri, Kansas City School of Medicine and completed his residency at University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio. Following training, he worked for two years as a subspecialty consultant at the King Khaled Eye Specialist Hospital in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, the largest eye hospital in the world at that time. He has long term experience working at the largest and busiest eye hospital in the world, Aravind Eye Hospital in south India, where he gained experience in performing surgery and treating patients with very complicated eye diseases. He was a subspecialist in Northern California, caring for patients referred from all over the region, and was on the faculty of the Francis I. Proctor Foundation for Research in Ophthalmology and the Department of Ophthalmology at the University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Gritz obtained his Master of Public Health degree in Epidemiology from the University of California, Berkeley. He uses this knowledge along with his ophthalmic training in numerous research projects such as a clinical trial to decrease cataracts through administering antioxidant vitamins and the some of the largest epidemiologic studies of eye diseases ever performed. He is a reviewer for and a published author in many peer-reviewed medical journals and has been an invited lecturer at conferences and training programs nationally and internationally. His special interests are: advanced cataract surgery and other advanced surgeries involving the front of the eye, including conjunctival and iris tumors.