Marc F. Lieberman, M.D. - Lasik specialist

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, (Elsevier, 2009).

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.



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