After completing his Ph.D. in neuroscience at Cal Tech, Dr. Kuppermann went on to earn an M.D. at the University of Miami, and completed fellowships in Retina at both St. Joseph’s, and at the University of California, San Diego. As Chief of the Retina Service at the UCI Gavin Herbert Eye Institute, Barry is the principal investigator at UCI for several multicenter national trials for evaluating devices for the treatment of diabetic retinopathy, and age-related macular degeneration. He has extensive research collaborations with biotechnology companies, and serves as an advisor to bring new treatments to patients for a variety of retinal diseases. Dr Kuppermann is listed as one of the best doctors in America, and has been named as the “Best Ophthalmologist in Orange County”.