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Bertil Damato, M.D.



Ocular Oncology Clinic
8 Koret Way
San Francisco, CA 94143-0644
Phone: (415) 514-6918
Fax: (415) 514-6919

Hours: Monday to Friday,
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

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University of Malta School of Medicine 1977


Glasgow Royal Infirmary, Scotland, UK 1980


University of Glasgow 1987

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Nissen EJ, Kalirai H, Damato B, Heimann H, Coupland SE. Two Distinct Uveal Melanomas in the Same Eye. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2015 Sep 1; 133(9):1094-6.
  2. Hope-Stone L, Brown SL, Heimann H, Damato B, Salmon P. Phantom Eye Syndrome: Patient Experiences after Enucleation for Uveal Melanoma. Ophthalmology. 2015 Aug; 122(8):1585-90.
  3. Seider MI, Damato BE. Digital Audio Recording of Initial Patient Visits to an Ocular Oncology Clinic: A Pilot Study. Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging Retina. 2015 May 1; 46(5):597-9.
  4. Seider MI, Damato BE. Leukemic retinopathy. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2015 Apr 9; 133(4):e144534.
  5. Caines R, Eleuteri A, Kalirai H, Fisher AC, Heimann H, Damato BE, Coupland SE, Taktak AF. Cluster analysis of multiplex ligation-dependent probe amplification data in choroidal melanoma. Mol Vis. 2015; 21:1-11.
  6. Afshar AR, Damato BE. Uveal melanoma: evidence for efficacy of therapy. Int Ophthalmol Clin. 2015; 55(1):23-43.
  7. Seider MI, Hwang DG, Damato BE. Peculiar protuberance. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2014 Dec 1; 132(12):1483-4.
  8. Seider MI, Damato BE. Safe endoresection. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2014 Dec; 62(12):1176.
  9. Kenawy N, Garrick A, Heimann H, Coupland SE, Damato BE. Conjunctival squamous cell neoplasia: the Liverpool Ocular Oncology Centre experience. Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol. 2015 Jan; 253(1):143-50.
  10. Seider MI, Stewart PJ, Mishra KK, Damato BE. Uveal melanoma gene expression profile test result provided for uveal metastasis. Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging Retina. 2014 Sep-Oct; 45(5):441-2.
  11. Konstantinidis L, Roberts D, Errington RD, Kacperek A, Heimann H, Damato B. Transpalpebral proton beam radiotherapy of choroidal melanoma. Br J Ophthalmol. 2015 Feb; 99(2):232-5.
  12. Rospond-Kubiak I, Coupland SE, Heimann H, Damato BE. Suprachoroidal adenoma in a 10-year-old girl. Clin Experiment Ophthalmol. 2015 Jan; 43(1):79-82.
  13. Grixti A, Angi M, Damato BE, Jmor F, Konstantinidis L, Groenewald C, Heimann H. Vitreoretinal surgery for complications of choroidal tumor biopsy. Ophthalmology. 2014 Dec; 121(12):2482-8.
  14. Kalirai H, Dodson A, Faqir S, Damato BE, Coupland SE. Lack of BAP1 protein expression in uveal melanoma is associated with increased metastatic risk and has utility in routine prognostic testing. Br J Cancer. 2014 Sep 23; 111(7):1373-80.
  15. Rogers C, Damato B, Kumar I, Heimann H. Intravitreal bevacizumab in the treatment of vasoproliferative retinal tumours. Eye (Lond). 2014 Aug; 28(8):968-73.
  16. Damato BE, Heimann H, Kalirai H, Coupland SE. Age, survival predictors, and metastatic death in patients with choroidal melanoma: tentative evidence of a therapeutic effect on survival. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2014 May; 132(5):605-13.
  17. Damato B, Damato EM, Konstantinidis L, Heimann H, Coupland SE. Choroidal schwannoma: a case series of five patients. Br J Ophthalmol. 2014 Aug; 98(8):1096-100.
  18. Rospond-Kubiak I, Damato B. The surgical approach to the management of anterior uveal melanomas. Eye (Lond). 2014 Jun; 28(6):741-7.
  19. Konstantinidis L, Groenewald C, Coupland SE, Damato B. Trans-scleral local resection of toxic choroidal melanoma after proton beam radiotherapy. Br J Ophthalmol. 2014 Jun; 98(6):775-9.
  20. Chiam PJ, Coupland SE, Kalirai H, Groenewald C, Heimann H, Damato BE. Does choroidal melanoma regression correlate with chromosome 3 loss after ruthenium brachytherapy? Br J Ophthalmol. 2014 Jul; 98(7):967-71.

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