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Dr. Michael S. Berlin MD

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Local Address: West Hollywood, California, United States
UCLA
405 Hilgard Ave
Los Angeles , California 90095
United States

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Background

Employment History

  • Clinical Professor
    UCLA Jules Stein Eye Institute
  • Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology
    UCLA Jules Stein Eye Institute
  • Clinical Instructor
    UCLA Jules Stein Eye Institute
  • Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology
    Jules Stein Eye Institute
  • Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology
    Glaucoma Institute of Beverly Hills
  • Professor of Clinical Opthalmology
    Glaucoma Institute of Beverly Hills

Board Memberships and Affiliations

Education

  • M.D.
  • Masters of Sciences degree , Ophthalmology
    University of Michigan
  • Bachelor of Sciences degree Cum Laude
    University of Michigan
  • medical degree
    University of Michigan
  • MD
  • Master of Sciences degree , Ophthalmology
    University of Michigan
32 Total References
Web References
::AlphaRx
www.alpharx.com, 14 May 2011 [cached]
Michael S. Berlin, M.D., M.S.
Dr. Berlin is currently a Clinical Professor at the UCLA, Jules Stein Eye Institute. He is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Glaucoma Society, and the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery. He has researched and published numerous books and articles on glaucoma and laser surgery, and is regularly invited to lecture at professional conferences, both internationally and in the United States. Dr. Berlin is the founder and director of the Glaucoma Institute-Beverly Hills and a board-certified ophthalmologist, specializing in laser surgery and research in the treatment of glaucoma.
AlphaRx
www.alpharx.com, 12 Jan 2008 [cached]
Michael S. Berlin, M.D., M.S.
Dr. Berlin is currently a Clinical Professor at the UCLA Jules Stein Eye Institute.He is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Glaucoma Society, and the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery.He has researched and published numerous books and articles on glaucoma and laser surgery, and is regularly invited to lecture at professional conferences, both in the United States and internationally.Dr. Berlin is also the founder and director of the Glaucoma Institute-Beverly Hills, and is a board-certified ophthalmologist specializing in laser surgery and in the research and treatment of glaucoma.
In addition, the Glaucoma Institute-Beverly ...
www.glaucoma-institute.com, 10 Aug 2010 [cached]
In addition, the Glaucoma Institute-Beverly Hills conducts medical laser research in coordination with scientists in Europe at universities in Berlin, Dresden, Detmold, Tübingen, Helsinki, Athens, and Padova.
Staff Biographies
Michael S. 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 25 years of experience with cataract and glaucoma surgeries. He has also been involved with various research projects all over the world developing new therapies for glaucoma treatment.
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. He has researched and published numerous books and articles on glaucoma and laser surgery, and is regularly invited to lecture at professional conferences, both in the United States and internationally.
PERSONNEL BIOGRAPHIES -  OCTC
www.eyeclinicaltrials.org, 30 Mar 2006 [cached]
George Baerveldt, M.D | Michael Berlin, M.D | David Boyer, M.D | M. Cristina Kenney, M.D., Ph.D | Ezra Maguen, M.D., FACS, FICS | Glenville March, Jr., M.D. | Anthony B. Nesburn, M.D., FACS | Kristin E. Nesburn, M.D. | James J. Salz, M.D. | Colleen Sam, D.O. | Jay Schlanger, O.D. | Lawrence J. Schwartz, M.D. | Edgar Thomas, M.D. | Kenneth Wright, M.D. | Donald Brown, Ph.D. | Alexander Ljubimov, Ph.D. | Guey-Chuen Perng, Ph.D. | Steven Wechsler, Ph.D.
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Michael Berlin, M.D.Dr. Berlin is an internationally renowned specialist in glaucoma who has lectured both nationally and internationally and has published over 100 research papers.He received his BA and MD from the University of Michigan.After completing a fellowship at Mt. Sinai Medical Center, he began his private practice in 1980.He is currently a Clinical Professor at the Jules Stein Eye Institute at UCLA.He has served on boards of many national organizations providing leadership on such issues as clinical care and laser safety.He has been honored by the American Academy of Ophthalmology and is a patent holder for a laser delivery eye treatment method.
Practice News - Dobbelsteyn, Davis, Gray & Sangster - Halifax Optometry Clinic
www.optometryclinic.com, 23 June 2005 [cached]
Like the current shift from surgery to medication with the current introduction of prostaglandins, a similar shift occurred in the past with the introduction of timolol (various manufacturers), said Michael S. Berlin, M.D., director, Glaucoma Institute of Beverly Hills, and professor of clinical ophthalmology, Jules Stein Eye Institute, University of California at Los Angeles. "What's happening now is just like the inverse curve with the introduction of timolol - medication use increased and surgical use decreased," Dr. Berlin said.
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Ultimately, newer laser procedures such as selective laser trabeculoplasty (SLT), which was approved in 2002, could turn the tide, said Dr. Berlin. If it is determined that the SLT procedure can effectively be repeated and continue to lower pressure, this could shift parameters away from medications back to surgery. Also, the evolving kinder, gentler Schlemm's canal procedures - such as excimer laser trabeculostomy, the development of the new stents and drainage ducts into the canal, which yield, effective, long-term pressure lowering effects with less trauma to the eye - require less post-op medical monitoring, and are less debilitating to the patient. These procedures will drive a larger surgical population and decrease medication use, putting glaucoma management back in the hands of a skilled surgeon rather than the patient, Dr. Berlin said.
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Dr. Brown is a consultant for GMP Companies Inc. (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.) Dr. Berlin is a speaker for Alcon (Fort Worth, Texas), Lumenis (New York), Merck (Whitehouse Station, N.J.), and Santen (Napa, Calif.).
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