David Greer, MD
Boston University School of Medicine
Dept of Neurology

MD, University of Florida College of Medicine
MA, University of Florida

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.

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Boston University School of Medicine

Multimodal network connectivity architecture (MOCA) of the brain and its role in the recovery of…
09/15/2018 - 06/30/2023 (PI)
Mass General Hosp NIH-NINDS

Consulting Agreement - Impact of fever prevention in brain injury patients
11/07/2017 - 11/07/2020 (PI)
Bard Medical Division, C.R. Bard, Inc.


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  1. Greer DM, Ritter J, Helbok R, Badjatia N, Ko SB, Guanci M, Sheth KN. Impact of Fever Prevention in Brain-Injured Patients (INTREPID): Study Protocol for a Randomized Controlled Trial. Neurocrit Care. 2021 Mar 24. PMID: 33761119
  2. Greer DM. Navdeep Sangha, MD, and Koto Ishida, MD. Semin Neurol. 2021 Feb; 41(1):1-2. PMID: 33618374
  3. Greer DM, Moeller J, Torres DR, Soni M, Cruz S, Tornes L, Patwa H, Gutmann L, Sacco R, Galetta S. Funding the Educational Mission in Neurology. Neurology. 2021 Mar 23; 96(12):574-582. PMID: 33558302
  4. Sung G, Lewis A, Greer D. Determination of Brain Death-Reply. JAMA. 2021 02 02; 325(5):494. PMID: 33528534
  5. Zhou SE, Barden MM, Gilmore EJ, Pontes-Neto OM, Sampaio Silva G, Kurtz P, Oliveira-Filho J, Cougo-Pinto PT, Zampieri FG, Napoli NJ, Theriot JJ, Greer DM, Maciel CB. Postcardiac Arrest Neuroprognostication Practices: A Survey of Brazilian Physicians. Crit Care Explor. 2021 Jan; 3(1):e0321. PMID: 33458688
  6. Edlow BL, Claassen J, Schiff ND, Greer DM. Recovery from disorders of consciousness: mechanisms, prognosis and emerging therapies. Nat Rev Neurol. 2021 Mar; 17(3):135-156. PMID: 33318675
  7. Barnes E, Greer D. Inconsistency in Brain Death Determination Should Not Be Tolerated. AMA J Ethics. 2020 12 01; 22(12):E1027-1032. PMID: 33419503
  8. Greer DM. Sebastian Pollandt, MD, and Thomas Bleck, MD, MCCM. Semin Neurol. 2020 Dec; 40(6):591-592. PMID: 33233008
  9. Kirschen MP, Lewis A, Rubin M, Kurtz P, Greer DM. New perspectives on brain death. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2021 Mar; 92(3):255-262. PMID: 33219040
  10. Anand P, Zakaria A, Benameur K, Ong C, Putman M, O'Shea S, Greer D, Cervantes-Arslanian AM. Myoclonus in Patients With Coronavirus Disease 2019: A Multicenter Case Series. Crit Care Med. 2020 11; 48(11):1664-1669.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32804787
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Brain Death
Intracerebral Hemorrhage
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
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