Dr. Benji Brumberg
Dr. Benji Brumberg
has had a distinguished career both within and outside his
profession of optometry.
has been practicing optometry since 1973 at the South Broward Medical Arts Building, Dania Beach, Florida.
He attended the University of Connecticut and the New England College of Optometry and has BS and OD degrees and has authored numerous articles, editorials and a book, Efficient Ethical Private Practice . He has lectured across the country on ophthalmic disease and ethical private practice.
He was an editor of the Journal of the American Optometric Association for six years and served on the board of the Pennsylvania College of Optometry.
discovery of a new way to detect Horner's Syndrome (often caused by a Pancoast cancer of the lung) was featured in the national publication of the profession. ( Journal of the American Optometric Association
, August, 1981)
In 1999, Dr. Brumberg was appointed by Florida Governor Jeb Bush, to serve as Ombudsman in Tallahassee.
Prior to State service, Dr. Brumberg served three terms on the City of Ft. Lauderdale Budget Committee and Community Services Board as Mayor's representative.
He has chaired the Broward County, Florida Public Health Services Committee and the Baltimore Orioles Host Committee.
He has also served on the boards of the Graves Museum of Archaeology and Natural History, Hollywood Community Correctional Center, the Heritage Bowl football classic and Save the Florida Panther.
In 2003, he
was the recipient of the National Sierra Club's
Distinguished Service Award.
He has served as a judge for the Miami Herald Silver Knight awards and has been a youth sports coach and commissioner.
A singer, songwriter, he was a recording artist for TK records (world wise release, January 1977 Dist.
Warner/Electra/Asylum) album April Fool (p/k/a Horrell McGann).
He is an active traveler and birder and is the owner of Ellerslie Fishing Lodge in Ellerslie, Georgia, and Brumberg Holdings, a real estate holding company.