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

David Reese, MD

Pediatric Ophthalmology
and Ocular Motility (Strabismus) Service


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

Research Interests: Amblyopia, Pediatric Strabismus, Outreach and Education


Dr. Reese's Office: 617-636-6769

Fax: 617-636-3305

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


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

Biography/Personal Interests

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

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.




David Reese