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 accolades and numerous teaching awards. Additionally, he was nominated by the labor and delivery nursing team for a Johns Hopkins Service Star award, which was presented in June 2018. He subsequently joined the Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine.
Since joining faculty, Dr. Berman has been appointed assistant program director of the anesthesiology residency and received the Rising Faculty Award in May 2019. He also joined the hepatobiliary anesthesia team, performing complex hepatobiliary procedures on a regular basis.
Dr. Berman is board certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology and 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.