David M Greer MD, MA, FCCM, FAHA

Dr. Harry M. Zimmerman and Dr. Nicholas and Viola Spinelli Professor of Neurology and Professor of Neurosurgery; Vice Chairman, Department of Neurology; Neurology Residency Program Director; Director, Stroke Service; Director of Medical Studies

Departments & Organizations

Neurology: Stroke Center, Yale-New Haven | Stroke and Vascular Neurology



Dr. Greer received his MD and MA (English Literature) from the University of Florida, and then trained at the Massachusetts General Hospital in neurology, with specialized fellowship training in stroke and neurocritical care. His special interests include coma and disorders of consciousness, ischemic stroke, and neurocritical care. _


  • MA LIBERAL, University of Florida , 1990
  • M.D., University of Florida , 1995

Selected Publication

  • Wijdicks EFM, Varelas PN, Gronseth GS, Greer DM. Evidence-based guideline update: determining brain death in adults: report of the Quality Standards Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology. Neurology. 2010;74(23):1911-8.