Brian B. Berger, M.D.

Brian Berger, MD
Dr. Brian B. Berger is a physician and surgeon who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases dealing with the retina and vitreous of the eye. He began his journey by attending the University of Chicago Medical School. After receiving an internship in Phoenix, Arizona, he returned to Chicago for a three year residency in ophthalmology at the University of Illinois. To complete his training, Dr. Berger finished a year-long fellowship studying retinal diseases at the prestigious Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee.

Having been a leader in Ophthalmological clinical research since 1985, Dr. Berger understands the importance of the advancement of his field and has received multiple awards for his dedication and determination as well as being elected by his peers for inclusion in Best Doctors in America from 2003 to 2017®.  Showing not only his dedication to the techniques and medicines used in the field of ophthalmology, Dr. Berger also shows his passion for his profession by imbuing future physicians with the knowledge that he has acquired over his career. He does this by having written several textbook chapters, publishing over two dozen articles and teaching ophthalmology to students from the University of Texas, the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, and the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, and Texas A&M Health Sciences Center. Dr. Berger is a well known and respected consultant in his field where a majority of his patients are referred to him by his peers.

Dr. Berger is married to Barbara Pereira and has a stepson, Jesse, who graduated from Westlake High School. He has three grown daughters, Meredith and Melissa who are twins, and Amanda. 

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Certifications Fellow, American Board of Ophthalmology
Fellowship Fellowship in Diseases of the Retina and Vitreous, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1979 - 1980
Residency Ophthalmology Residency, University of Illinois, Chicago, Illinois, 1976 - 1979
Internship Rotating Internship, Maricopa County General Hospital, Phoenix, Arizona, 1975 - 1976
Graduate University of Chicago, Chicago, Ill. M.D., 1971 - 1975
Undergraduate University of Illinois, Urbana, Ill. Major: B.S. in Biology with high honors and high distinction, 1967 - 1971
Licenses Illinois 1976, 036-052947
Wisconsin 1979, 22289
Texas 1981, G0354

Honors and Awards

  • 10th Annual ADRD Film Festival Award 2008
  • Vitreous Society Honor Award (ASRS), September 1997
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology Achievement Award, 1999