Bertil Damato, MD, PhD

Ocular oncologist


Ocular Oncology Clinic
8 Koret Way
San Francisco, CA 94143-0644
Phone: (415) 514-6918
Fax: (415) 514-5711

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

Conditions & Treatments

More about Bertil Damato


University of Malta School of Medicine 1977


Glasgow Royal Infirmary, Scotland, UK 1980


University of Glasgow 1987

Selected Research and Publications

  2. Coupland SE, Taktak A, Damato B. Incorporating Clinical, Histological, and Genetic Parameters for Choroidal Melanoma Prognostication. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2017 Jul 01; 135(7):818-819.
  3. Angi M, Kalirai H, Taktak A, Hussain R, Groenewald C, Damato BE, Heimann H, Coupland SE. Prognostic biopsy of choroidal melanoma: an optimised surgical and laboratory approach. Br J Ophthalmol. 2017 Aug; 101(8):1143-1146.
  4. Olsen AS, Steensberg AT, la Cour M, Kjaer TW, Damato B, Pinborg LH, Kolko M. Can DMCO Detect Visual Field Loss in Neurological Patients? A Secondary Validation Study. Ophthalmic Res. 2017 May 24.
  5. Wang VE, Young L, Ali S, Miller VA, Urisman A, Wolfe J, Bivona TG, Damato B, Fogh S, Bergsland EK. A Case of Metastatic Atypical Neuroendocrine Tumor with ALK Translocation and Diffuse Brain Metastases. Oncologist. 2017 Jul; 22(7):768-773.
  6. Dogrusöz M, Jager MJ, Damato B. Corrigendum : Uveal Melanoma Treatment and Prognostication. Asia Pac J Ophthalmol (Phila). 2017 May-Jun; 6(3):305.
  7. Dogrusöz M, Jager MJ, Damato B. Uveal Melanoma Treatment and Prognostication. Asia Pac J Ophthalmol (Phila). 2017 Mar-Apr; 6(2):186-196.
  8. Konstantinidis L, Damato B. Intraocular Metastases--A Review. Asia Pac J Ophthalmol (Phila). 2017 Mar-Apr; 6(2):208-214.
  9. Ho VW, Hussain RN, Czanner G, Sen J, Heimann H, Damato BE. Porous Versus Nonporous Orbital Implants After Enucleation for Uveal Melanoma: A Randomized Study. Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2016 Nov 17.
  10. Vallabh NA, Sahni JN, Parkes CK, Czanner G, Heimann H, Damato B. Near-infrared reflectance and autofluorescence imaging characteristics of choroidal nevi. Eye (Lond). 2016 Dec; 30(12):1593-1597.
  11. Hope-Stone L, Brown SL, Heimann H, Damato B, Salmon P. Two-year patient-reported outcomes following treatment of uveal melanoma. Eye (Lond). 2016 Dec; 30(12):1598-1605.
  12. Hussain RN, Jmor F, Damato B, Heimann H. Verteporfin photodynamic therapy for the treatment of choroidal haemangioma associated with Sturge-Weber syndrome. Photodiagnosis Photodyn Ther. 2016 Sep; 15:143-6.
  13. Hussain RN, Kalirai H, Groenewald C, Kacperek A, Errington RD, Coupland SE, Heimann H, Damato B. Prognostic Biopsy of Choroidal Melanoma after Proton Beam Radiation Therapy. Ophthalmology. 2016 Oct; 123(10):2264-5.
  14. Kivelä TT, Piperno-Neumann S, Desjardins L, Schmittel A, Bechrakis N, Midena E, Leyvraz S, Zografos L, Grange JD, Ract-Madoux G, Marshall E, Damato B, Eskelin S. Validation of a Prognostic Staging for Metastatic Uveal Melanoma: A Collaborative Study of the European Ophthalmic Oncology Group. Am J Ophthalmol. 2016 Aug; 168:217-226.
  15. De la Huerta I, Seider MI, Hetts SW, Damato BE. Delayed Cerebral Infarction Following Intra-arterial Chemotherapy for Retinoblastoma. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2016 Jun 01; 134(6):712-4.
  16. Krishna Y, Kalirai H, Thornton S, Damato BE, Heimann H, Coupland SE. Genetic findings in treatment-naïve and proton-beam-radiated iris melanomas. Br J Ophthalmol. 2016 Jul; 100(7):1012-1016.
  17. Coupland SE, Damato BE. Conjunctival Primary Acquired Melanosis: Is it Time for a New Terminology? Am J Ophthalmol. 2016 May; 165:203-4.
  18. Kao A, Afshar A, Bloomer M, Damato B. Management of Primary Acquired Melanosis, Nevus, and Conjunctival Melanoma. Cancer Control. 2016 Apr; 23(2):117-25.
  19. Olsen AS, Alberti M, Serup L, la Cour M, Damato B, Kolko M. Glaucoma detection with damato multifixation campimetry online. Eye (Lond). 2016 05; 30(5):731-9.
  20. Al-Jamal RT, Cassoux N, Desjardins L, Damato B, Konstantinidis L, Coupland SE, Heimann H, Petrovic A, Zografos L, Schalenbourg A, Velazquez-Martin JP, Krema H, Bogdali A, Markiewicz A, Romanowska-Dixon B, Metz CH, Biewald E, Bornfeld N, Kiratli H, Bronkhorst IH, Jager MJ, Marinkovic M, Fili M, Seregard S, Frenkel S, Pe'er J, Salvi SM, Rennie IG, Rospond-Kubiak I, Kociecki J, Kiilgaard JF, Heegaard S, Cohen VM, Sagoo MS, Amiryan A, Saakyan S, Eide N, Krohn J, Midena E, Parrozzani R, Grange JD, Kilic E, Blasi MA, Saornil MA, Kivelä TT. The Pediatric Choroidal and Ciliary Body Melanoma Study: A Survey by the European Ophthalmic Oncology Group. Ophthalmology. 2016 Apr; 123(4):898-907.

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