Dr. Berman is an anesthesiologist specializing in high-risk obstetric anesthesiology, anesthesia for fetal surgery, general adult anesthesiology, and medical education. Additionally, he serves as assistant program director of the anesthesiology residency program at Johns Hopkins.
He attended medical school at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and elected to remain at Mount Sinai for his anesthesiology residency. During medical school, he was awarded the Jagust award for highest-performing medical student in anesthesiology and went on to be selected by his peers for induction in the Gold Humanism Honor Society. He was a member of the Eliasberg Research Program and the clinician-educator track as a resident.
He then completed a fellowship in obstetric, gynecologic and fetal anesthesia at Johns Hopkins, where he received numerous clinical and teaching awards. He subsequently joined the Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine as full-time faculty.
Since joining ACCM, Dr. Berman has been appointed assistant program director of the anesthesiology residency and received the Rising Faculty Award in May 2019, the Beattie Teacher of the Year Award twice, and the Most Innovative Faculty award. In 2022, he was awarded the Society for Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology Teacher of the Year Award. He is a core member of the hepatobiliary anesthesia team, performing complex hepatobiliary procedures on a regular basis. He also serves as a phone consultant for the Malignant Hyperthermia Hotline.
Dr. Berman is a testamur of the National Board of Echocardiography, and has a special interest in cardiac disease in pregnancy and the use of peripartum and perioperative echocardiography. He serves on a variety of national and international committees In the anesthesiology community. He is currently pursuing an MEHP from the Johns Hopkins School of Education. His research interests include outcomes-based research using large datasets, curriculum design/development and medical student & resident education.