2024 Thomas J. “Tommy” Pham GPLI-NKCF Keratoconus Practitioner of the Year

Presented to Dr. Greg DeNaeyer

“For exceptional expertise in keratoconus education and management.”

About the Recipient


Dr. Greg DeNaeyer is a graduate of The Ohio State University College of Optometry. He completed a hospital-based residency at the Columbus VA Medical Center. He practices at Arena Eye Surgeons with an emphasis on specialty contact lenses. Dr. DeNaeyer was a co-founder and past president of the Scleral Lens Education Society and is contributing editor for Contact Lens Spectrum and a past recipient of the GP Lens Institute “GP Practitioner of the Year” award. He has lectured internationally on specialty contact lenses. Currently, his primary research is focused on scleral lens design.

Gregory W. DeNaeyer, OD, FAAO, FSLS
Arena Eye Surgeons
262 Neil Ave. Suite 320
Columbus, Ohio 43215
614) 228-4500

Previous Recipients of the Award

2024 – Gregory W. DeNaeyer, OD, FAAO, FSLS

2023 – Clark Y. Chang, OD, MSA, MSc, FAAO, FSLS

2022 – S. Barry Eiden, OD, FAAO, FSLS