Marc F. Lieberman, M.D. a native of Baltimore, Maryland, completed his medical training at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and his
specialty training at their prestigious Wilmer Eye Institute.
He undertook a Glaucoma Fellowship at the University of
California, San Francisco, and has been living in the Bay Area
since 1980. He currently is a senior partner of the
Glaucoma Consultants of the Bay Area, with offices in San
Francisco, San Mateo, Mountain View, and now Soquel. His
associates, Drs. George Tanaka and Patricia Wong, have an
additional office in Oakland, California.
Dr. Lieberman, M.D. had served as Director of
Glaucoma at Stanford University, and now is Director of Glaucoma
Services at the California Pacific Medical Center and Clinical
Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of California, San
Francisco. He is the author of over 30 peer-reviewed
publications and book chapters on glaucoma, and has authored two
textbooks. His most recent work is, with co-authors Dr. Robert
Stamper and Dr. Michael Drake, the updated, 9th edition of the
classic Becker-Shaffer Diagnosis and Therapy of Glaucomas,
In addition, Dr. Lieberman, M.D. founded and serves
as the Executive Medical Director of the Tibet Vision Project,
initiated in 1995 to provide modern cataract surgical equipment
and training to Tibetan surgeons throughout Central Tibet.
Dr. Lieberman, M.D. has volunteered 6-8 weeks a year to teach: his
Tibetan and Chinese students now perform hundreds of free
cataract and lens implant surgery to blind, rural Tibetans.
For his efforts, he was awarded the Humanitarian of the Year
Award by the American Academy of Ophthalmology in 2003. In
addition, his work was featured in an independent documentary,
Visioning Tibet by Isaac Solotaroff, which has garnered many
cinematic awards and has been broadcast nationally on PBS
stations for the past several years.
Dr. Lieberman, M.D. has been providing regular
glaucoma consultation and surgical services to the communities
of Santa Cruz and surrounding counties since 1997. He is
delighted to be working with Dr. Ted Bailey, O.D. in the office of the
late Stephan Plager, MD, and to be available to the medical
community of Santa Cruz and Monterey counties.
Consultative appointments for any of his locations can be
arranged through his San Francisco office at (415) 771-4020.