Bertil Damato, MD, PhD

Ocular oncologist

Clinics

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

Academic Title

Professor

More about Bertil Damato

Education

University of Malta School of Medicine 1977

Residencies

Glasgow Royal Infirmary, Scotland, UK 1980

Fellowships

University of Glasgow 1987

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Brown SL, Hope-Stone L, Heimann H, Damato B, Salmon P. Predictors of anxiety and depression two years following treatment in uveal melanoma survivors. Psychooncology. 2018 Mar 30.
  2. Damato B. Ocular treatment of choroidal melanoma in relation to the prevention of metastatic death - A personal view. Prog Retin Eye Res. 2018 Mar 20.
  3. Damato B, Hope-Stone L, Cooper B, Brown S, Salmon P, Heimann H, Dunn L. Patient-Reported Outcomes and Quality of Life after Treatment of Choroidal Melanoma: a Comparison of Enucleation vs Radiotherapy in 1596 patients. Am J Ophthalmol. 2018 Mar 16.
  4. Bever GJ, Kim DJ, Afshar AR, Rubenstein JL, Damato BE. THERAPEUTIC VITRECTOMY AS AN ADJUNCT TREATMENT TO SYSTEMIC CHEMOTHERAPY FOR INTRAOCULAR LYMPHOMA. Retin Cases Brief Rep. 2017 Nov 23.
  5. Ho VWM, 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. 2017 Nov/Dec; 33(6):452-458.
  6. Jmor F, Hussain RN, Damato BE, Heimann H. Photodynamic therapy as initial treatment for small choroidal melanomas. Photodiagnosis Photodyn Ther. 2017 Dec; 20:175-181.
  7. Rospond-Kubiak I, Kociecki J, Damato B. Clinical evaluation of a paper chart for predicting ruthenium plaque placement in relation to choroidal melanoma. Eye (Lond). 2018 Feb; 32(2):421-425.
  8. Mustafi D, Damato B, Berry JL. Unilateral Multifocal Choroidal Melanoma. Ocul Oncol Pathol. 2017 Dec; 4(1):48-51.
  9. 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.
  10. 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 08; 101(8):1143-1146.
  11. 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; 58(2):85-93.
  12. 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.
  13. Dogrusöz M, Jager MJ, Damato B. Corrigendum : Uveal Melanoma Treatment and Prognostication. Asia Pac J Ophthalmol (Phila). 2017 May-Jun; 6(3):305.
  14. Konstantinidis L, Damato B. Intraocular Metastases--A Review. Asia Pac J Ophthalmol (Phila). 2017 Mar-Apr; 6(2):208-214.
  15. Dogrusöz M, Jager MJ, Damato B. Uveal Melanoma Treatment and Prognostication. Asia Pac J Ophthalmol (Phila). 2017 Mar-Apr; 6(2):186-196.
  16. DeParis SW, Taktak A, Eleuteri A, Enanoria W, Heimann H, Coupland SE, Damato B. External Validation of the Liverpool Uveal Melanoma Prognosticator Online. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2016 Nov 01; 57(14):6116-6122.
  17. 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.
  18. 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.
  19. 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.
  20. 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 10; 123(10):2264-5.

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