Matthew Gray, M.D.

Photo Matthew Gray, M.D.Assistant Professor, Cornea and External Diseases

Director, Refractive Surgery, Medical Student Clerkship and Ophthalmology Outreach Clinic

Course Director, University of FL Continuing Medical Education in Ophthalmology

Faculty Advisor, Medical Student Ophthalmology Interest Group

Dr. Gray works part time for UF Health and the Malcom Randall VA Medical Center. He completed his medical and residency training at the University of Florida and is proud to now serve as a faculty member in the Department of Ophthalmology.

Dr. Matthew Gray specializes in corneal and external ocular diseases, and refractive surgery (LASIK, PRK). Dr. Gray completed his medical school, residency and fellowship training at the University of Florida. He is a native Floridian who is excited to be offering care in his home state.  Dr. Gray focuses on the treatment of corneal pathology and performs partial and full thickness corneal transplant procedures. He also performs cataract surgery including premium lens implants as well as bladeless refractive surgery (iLASIK, PRK).

In addition to practicing and instructing residents and medical students, Dr. Gray is in the process of building a local and international outreach program through the UF Health Department of Ophthalmology.

(352) 265-7080



Clinical Interests and Roles

  • Treatment of cataracts
  • Corneal transplantation and medical treatment of corneal disease
  • Refractive corneal surgery (iLASIK and PRK)
  • Medical and surgical treatment of ocular surface disease

Research Interests and Roles

Collaborative research with the Lions Eye Institute for Transplant and Research

Teaching Interests and Roles

  • Medical Student Educator
  • Training of Ophthalmology residents and fellows

Awards and Recognition

Exemplary Teacher Award, University of Florida College of Medicine, 2016 and 2017
Attending Teacher of The Year, Department of Ophthalmology 2016
Gold Humanism Award, University of Florida College of Medicine, 2016
Resident Research Award, Department of Ophthalmology, 2012
Resident Teaching Excellence Award, Department of Medicine 2010

Professional Society Affiliations

American Academy of Ophthalmology
American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
Association of University Professors of Ophthalmology
Cornea Society

Medical Education

University of Florida, Gainesville, FL



University of Florida, Gainesville, FL



Internal Medicine –  University of Florida, Gainesville, FL



Cornea and External Disease, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

Selected Publications

Tuli S, Gray M, Shah A. Surgical management of herpetic keratitis. Curr Opin Ophthalmol. 2018 Apr 27. [Epub ahead of print]

Tuli S and Gray M. (2018) Herpes Simplex Keratitis. In Yanoof and Duker, Ophthalmology (5th edition, chapter 4.15). Elsevier.

Tuli S, Gray M. Surgical management of corneal infections. Curr Opin Ophthalmol. 2016 Jul;27(4):340-7. PMID 27096375

Lozano V, Gray M, Kubal A. A Mysterious Iris Mass. Case report. American Academy of Ophthalmology EyeNet Magazine. June 2015