Gregory Schmidt, MD

Dr. Gregory W. Schmidt – Ophthalmologist, Cornea Specialist

Dr. Gregory W. SchmidtDr. Gregory Schmidt is a fellowship-trained ophthalmologist specializing in the medical and surgical treatment of corneal disorders, corneal transplantation and cataract surgery with intraocular lens placement.

Dr. Schmidt received his undergraduate degree (Magna Cum Laude with Honors) from Brown University and his Medical Degree (with highest distinction) from the University of California, San Francisco. He then completed his Residency in Ophthalmology at Johns Hopkins Hospital, and he also completed a Cornea and External Disease Fellowship at Johns Hopkins Hospital. Dr. Schmidt is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of Hawaii, John A. Burns School of Medicine. He established his private practice in downtown Honolulu in 2008. Dr. Schmidt specializes in Comprehensive Eye Care, Cataract Surgery, Cornea and External Disease and Corneal Transplantation. Dr. Schmidt has lectured nationally, conducted research, and published peer-reviewed articles in his areas of specialty. He has helped train many other Ophthalmologists in the principles and techniques of Ophthalmic Surgery. In his private practice, Dr. Schmidt personally performs all surgical procedures.

Dr. Schmidt is a member of numerous societies, including the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons, the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Board of Ophthalmology, the American Medical Association, the Hawaii Medical Association and the Hawaii Ophthalmological Society. Dr. Schmidt is an avid swimmer, golfer and surfer. However, he spends most of his time teaching his three children how to become good people.

His extensive education and training includes:

Brown University
Bachelor's Degree Magna Cum Laude with Honors

University of California, San Francisco
Medical Degree

University of Hawai'i
Transitional Internship

Johns Hopkins Hospital, Wilmer Eye Institute
Ophthalmology Residency

Johns Hopkins Hospital, Wilmer Eye Institute
Cornea, Cataract and Refractive Surgery Fellowship

John A. Burns School Of Medicine, University of Hawai'i at Manoa
Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Surgery

As a leading ophthalmology specialist, Dr. Schmidt has been recognized with the following awards:

  • Honolulu Magazine Best Doctors 2011
  • Patient Choice Award 2010
  • On Time Physician Award 2009

Dr. Schmidt’s mission is “to provide high quality, compassionate and ethical eye care,” and he is dedicated to helping his patients achieve better vision and a better quality of life. His practice focuses on:

  • Comprehensive Eye Care
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Glaucoma
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • LASIK Refractive Surgery
  • Corneal Conditions
  • Corneal Transplant
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Dry Eye
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Annual Eye Care for Adults and Children


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