David Reese, M.D.

Dr. Reese is available for appointments in Boston and Wellesley.


Following his board certification, Dr. Reese completed several advanced fellowships in pediatric ophthalmology, strabismus, and ocular genetics. Prior to coming to New England Eye Center/Tufts Medical Center, he was in private practice as the Director of the Children’s Strabismus Center for twelve years. Dr. Reese was the first fellowship-trained pediatric ophthalmologist at Tufts Medical Center.

He was the former Editor of STRAIGHT TALK, a newsletter for parents of children with strabismus.

Dr. Reese is available for consultation in pediatric strabismus and other pediatric eye disorders.

Research Interests: Amblyopia, Pediatric Strabismus, Outreach and Education


Pediatric Ophthalmology, University of Iowa

Pediatric Strabismus, Smith-Kettlewell Eye Research Foundation

Ophthalmic Genetics, Johns Hopkins Hospital


University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics

Medical School

University of Kentucky School of Medicine

Academic Appointment

Assistant Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology, Tufts University School of Medicine

Board Certification

American Board of Ophthalmology

Professional Honors and Awards

Leinfelder Award for Excellence in Writing
Heed Fellowship Grant
Fellowship Grant, National Children’s Eye Care Foundation
Residents’ Award for Teaching Excellence

Board Certification

Ophthalmology, ABO Re-certification January 1, 2017

Academic Affiliations/Memberships

American Academy of Ophthalmology

American Academy of Neurology

American Association of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus (AAPOS)

Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO)

North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society (NANOS)

Massachusetts Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons

Foreign languages spoken

German, French

Selected Publications

RE: Reese, PD: Response to a close look at pediatric eye disease, Ophthalmology, Vol. 121, Issue 9, e52, a publication of the American Academy of Ophthalmology.

Reese, PD: My Decision to Voluntarily Recertify, Diplomate Digest (January 2017), a publication of the American Board of Ophthalmology.

Contact Information

Dr. Reese’s Office: 617-636-6769
Fax: 617-636-3305

Patient Appointments:

Boston: 617-636-6769
Wellesley: 781-237-6770

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