Michael Berlin M.D.

Michael S. Berlin, M.D., founder and director of the Glaucoma Institute-Beverly Hills, is a board-certified ophthalmologist specializing in laser surgery and in the research and treatment of glaucoma. Born in Detroit, Michigan, Dr. Berlin attended the University of Michigan where he received his Bachelor of Sciences degree Cum Laude, his medical degree, and his Masters of Sciences degree in Ophthalmology. He went on to complete his internship in Internal Medicine at the Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, his Ophthalmology residency at the University of Michigan, and his specialty glaucoma fellowship training at the Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York.

Dr. Berlin has extensive experience with glaucoma and cataract diagnosis, treatment, and research. He has performed thousands of surgeries and has over 35 years of experience with cataract and glaucoma surgeries. He has been involved with various research projects all over the world developing cutting-edge therapies for glaucoma treatment, and has several patents issued for innovative laser and surgical procedures. 

For nearly 30 years, Dr. Berlin has served as a clinical instructor at four medical centers including the UCLA Jules Stein Eye Institute where he is currently a Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology. He is also a member of a number of professional and honorary societies including the American Glaucoma Society, the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, and the American Academy of Ophthalmology where he was awarded the Honor Award and the Senior Achievement Award. Dr. Berlin is the published author of over 50 articles and numerous books on glaucoma and laser surgery, and is regularly invited to lecture at professional conferences, both in the United States and internationally.

Academic Appointments:
Clinical Professor, Jules Stein Eye Institute, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
Clinical Instructor, Department of Ophthalmology, Mt. Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY
Clinical Instructor, Department of Ophthalmology, Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, NY
Clinical Instructor, Department of Ophthalmology, Elmhurst Hospital, City Hospitals of New York, Elmhurst, NY

Board Certification:
American Board of Ophthalmology since 1980

Member: 
Phi Beta Kappa, American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Board of Ophthalmology, American Glaucoma Society, American Medical Association, American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery,
American Society for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, California Medical Association, International Society for Eye Research.      

Honors and Awards: 
Honor Award, American Academy of Ophthalmology
Senior Achievement Award, American Academy of Ophthalmology
People's Choice Award, Tech Coast Angels Oranges County Fast Pitch Competition
Best Overall Award, Tech Coast Angels Oranges County Fast Pitch Competition
American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)
American Board of Ophthalmology (ABO)
American Glaucoma Society (AGS)
American Medical Association (AMA)
American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery (ASLMS)
Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO)
California Medical Association (CMA)
International Society for Eye Research (ISER)

 

Team Members

 

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