Daniel Berinstein, M.D.

Retina Specialist & Vitreoretinal Surgeon

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William Beaumont Hospital/Associated Retinal Consultants
Royal Oak, Michigan

New York Eye and Ear Infirmary

“I enjoy interacting with patients and their families, especially when I’m able to quickly diagnose the problem and present a clear, concise explanation of the treatment that will solve it. I am always eager to hear their questions and concerns, and do my best to answer them as completely as possible.”

After receiving a Bachelor of Science at Syracuse University, Dr. Berinstein began charting his professional career by earning his Doctor of Medicine degree at New York Medical College. He completed a residency in Ophthalmology at The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary—where he served as chief resident—and a fellowship in Vitreoretinal Diseases and Surgery at William Beaumont Hospital/Associated Retinal Consultants in Royal Oak, Michigan. Prior to joining The Retina Group of Washington, he was an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology and Director of Medical Studies at the Yale University School of Medicine.

Dr. Berinstein is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology, and is licensed in Virginia, Maryland, and Washington, D.C. He is Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology at Georgetown University School of Medicine, and is affiliated with the Washington Hospital Center, Inova Fairfax Hospital and Inova Fair Oaks Hospital. Dr. Berinstein is a member of more than a dozen professional societies, and is the past president of the Washington DC Metropolitan Ophthalmological Society and Northern Virginia Academy of Ophthalmology. He presently serves as Committee Member for the Ophthalmic Mutual lnsurance Company (OMIC).

Dr. Berinstein has authored over 100 papers & abstracts and has been the Principle Investigator of 12 major clinical trials. He speaks at both local and national meetings and has been a Grand Rounds guest speaker at ophthalmology training programs across the country. He served as editor of Retina Digest, and a reviewer for OphthalmologyAmerican Journal of Ophthalmology, and Retina. Dr. Berinstein has been recognized and honored by both the American Society of Retinal Specialists and the Prevention of Blindness, and has been named “Top Doctor” in Washingtonian MagazineNorthern Virginia Magazine, and Best Doctors in America.

Media Appearances & Activities/Accomplishments

Dr. Daniel M. Berinstein Becomes Committee Member of OMIC Group Providing Medical Liability Insurance Products and Services

Dr. Daniel M. Berinstein was appointed to be a committee member of the Ophthalmic Mutual lnsurance Company (OMIC), a group whose mission is to provide ophthalmologists with the highest quality medical liability insurance products and services. He will serve on the Underwriting, Risk Management and ROP Task Force Committees of the OMIC, founded in 1987 to support members of the American Academy of Ophthalmology.

Doctors Levinson, Berinstein, and Garfinkel Present At the Annual Meeting of the Retina Society

Dr. Joshua LevinsonDr. Daniel Berinstein & Dr. Richard Garfinkel of The Retina Group of Washington presented on “Improving the Safety of Intravitreal Injections” at the annual meeting of the Retina Society in Boston, MA. Intravitreal injections are frequently used to treat vision loss from diabetic macular edema and exudative (“wet”) macular degeneration. The RGW team analyzed the group’s collective experience with over 35,000 injections performed in 2016 and identified strategies to improve the safety of intravitreal injections. As a result of the study, these techniques have been adopted by academic centers and private practices across the country.

Drs. Daniel M. Berinstein, William F. Deegan III and Michael M. Lai Receive Recognition in Annual Washingtonian “Top Doctors”

Dr. Daniel M. Berinstein, William F. Deegan III and Michael M. Lai were selected by their peers as “Top Doctors” in the highly-regarded Washingtonian list. More than 12,000 D.C. area physicians received surveys asking “whom would you trust to provide care for their patients” in a particular medical specialty. All three RGW doctors are repeat selections in this bi-annual survey.

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Chevy Chase, MD

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