Michael S. Berlin
Ophthalmic Surgeon, Professor, Research Team Leader
at Glaucoma Institute of Beverly Hills
Glaucoma Institute of Beverly Hills
Los Angeles, CA
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Michael S. Berlin, M.D., M.S., 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. Dr. Berlin was educated at the University of Michigan, Helsinki University, UCLA and the Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York. He is currently a Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology at the UCLA Stein Eye Institute and the founder and president of EyeLight, Inc. 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 worldwide developing cutting-edge therapies for glaucoma treatment, and has multiple patents issued for innovative laser and surgical procedures. He is 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 chapters on glaucoma and laser surgery, and is regularly invited to lecture at professional conferences, both in the United States and internationally. He has been a board member of the Finnish American Chamber of Commerce on the Pacific Coast since 1997 and has served as President since 2015.