Carl B. Greiner, M.D.

Carl Greiner, MD
Professor of Psychiatry

Academic Office:
985575 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE  68198-5575
Phone 402.552.6002

Clinic Practice Location:
Poynter Hall
42nd and Dewey, SW corner
5th floor
For all appointments call 402.552.6006

University Of Cincinnati, Cincinnati OH
Doctor of Medicine, 1978

University Of Cincinnati, Cincinnati OH
Resident, 1978-1981
Chief Resident, 1982

Hospital Appointment:
The Nebraska Medical Center

Biographical Sketch:
Dr. Greiner is Professor of Psychiatry and Vice Chair for Telehealth.  He has an active practice with adult psychiatry patients with an emphasis on psychodynamic psychotherapy.  He is dedicated to making psychiatric services more available in Nebraska through telehealth.  For twenty years, he provided direct services to cancer patients at the University of Nebraska Medical Center.  He is currently on the Distress Management Committee of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network.

Dr. Greiner provides teaching and assessments in forensic psychiatry.  He is board certified in forensic psychiatry and has had a sabbatical in 2008 to the forensic psychiatry department at New York University and the National Health Service in Glasgow, Scotland.  He has provided expert testimony in criminal, civil and administrative issues.  His area of focus is on competency.

Dr. Greiner has been involved in the interface between psychiatry and the humanities.  He had a summer fellowship in medical ethics at Dartmouth College.  He is currently a co-director in a medical student track on the humanities.  He is currently working on a project on "Perspectives on patient identity" and "Katabasis in medical education."

Dr. Greiner has had roles as Assistant Dean of Clinical Affairs and Chief of Staff at the Nebraska Medical Center.  He has taught residents and fellow faculty on leadership issues.  He received recognition by Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Eta Sigma and Alpha Omega Alpha.  He is a distinguished fellow of the American Psychiatric Association and a member of the American College of Psychiatrists.  He was awarded "Best Doctors in America" in 2008 and 2009.