Dr. David Berman, MD

Dr. David Berman, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 60
Dr. David Berman, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Brooklyn, NY and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from SUNY Dwnstate M C Coll Med in 1982 and specializes in ophthalmology.Read his story

185 Montague St PH Ste

Brooklyn, NY 11201

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • 3 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Berman performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
very high
more than 96% of peers
Vitreoretinal Surgery
very high
more than 90% of peers
Diabetic Retinopathy
very high
more than 86% of peers

Dr. Berman's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Berman's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Berman "David H. Berman, M.D., F.A.C.S. earned his Bachelor of Arts degree summa cum laude in Biology from Brooklyn College and his medical degree from SUNY Downstate College of Medicine through the highly-acclaimed 7-year joint BA/MD program. He continued his training with an Internship and Residency in the Department of Medicine at Kings County Hospital/State University Hospital. Dr. Berman went on to a second Residency, for which he was selected as Chief Resident, followed by a Retina Fellowship, at the SUNY Downstate Department of Ophthalmology of Kings County Hospital/State University Hospital. He then completed a prestigious Senior Retina Fellowship at the Hermann Eye Center of the University of Texas Health Sciences Center in Houston. Since founding the Brooklyn Retinal Vascular Center in 1989, Dr. Berman has served as its Director. In addition, he is on staff at The New York Eye & Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai Medical School, Brooklyn Hospital Center, SUNY Downstate-University Hospital of Brooklyn, Wyckoff Heights Medical Center, Long Island College Hospital and New York Methodist Hospital. Dr. Berman also maintains an involvement in academia, serving as Clinical Associate Professor at SUNY Downstate in the Department of Ophthalmology. Dr. Berman has been recognized for his work in the field of ophthalmology with numerous awards and honors throughout his career, including being named multiple times to both Castle Connolly's Top Doctors in New York and New York Magazine's Best Doctor listing. He has lectured locally and nationally, and has authored numerous publications. Dr. Berman has participated in several research projects as well, with a particular interest in diabetic eye diseases."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Berman "At The Brooklyn Retinal Vascular Center, we bring the highest standards of ophthalmology services and decades of experience to our patients. Focusing on a full spectrum of comprehensive eye care, our dedicated expertise can help you with all of your vision and eye health needs. Located in pristine Brooklyn Heights, we provide the latest ophthalmic technology in a comfortable, friendly setting."

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

26  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Blepharitis
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

6  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • SUNY Dwnstate M C Coll Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • SUH/Kings Co Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Fell-SUH/Kings Co Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • SUH/Kings Co Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Hermann Eye Ctr/u Tex
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Berman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Hebrew
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Berman's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Berman to family and friends
7 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Berman's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Excellent, caring, well-trained ophthalmologist in all aspects of medical and surgical diseases of the retina. A physician's physician.
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