Bachelor of Science, University of Utah 1996
Doctor of Medicine, University of Utah School of Medicine 2000
Internship, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine 2001
Residency in Ophthalmology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine 2004
Fellowship in Glaucoma, Duke University Eye Center 2005
Gregory Christiansen received his medical degree from the University of Utah. Following an internship at the Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education in Jacksonville, Florida, he went on the complete his ophthalmology residency at the Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education in Rochester, Minnesota. While at the Mayo Clinic, he served as Chief Resident for the Department of Ophthalmology. After residency, Dr. Christiansen gained additional experience by completing a Fellowship in Glaucoma and serving as a clinical associate faculty member at the Duke University Eye Center in Durham, North Carolina. Both Duke University and the Mayo Clinic are internationally recognized leaders in eye care giving Dr. Christiansen excellent training and experience in the medical and surgical treatments of ophthalmic disease.
Dr. Christiansen is a board-certified physician who has 17 years of experience practicing ophthalmology. He specializes in and has successfully performed thousands of cataract, glaucoma, and LASIK procedures. Desiring to provide a great patient experience, he created our beautiful Clarus Vision Clinic facility in 2014.
Medical Director – Clarus Vision Clinic, Salt Lake City
Chief of Ophthalmology – St. Mark’s Hospital, Salt Lake City
Director of Cataract Surgery – St. Mark’s 45th South Surgery Center, Salt Lake City
American Academy of Ophthalmology
Utah Ophthalmology Society
Mayo Clinic Alumni Association
In his leisure time, Dr. Christiansen enjoys outdoor activities including skiing, camping, sailing, and hiking. He loves to travel with his wife and four kids and also loves animals, especially dogs and horses.