Dr. Jesse Berry, MD, is Assistant Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology and the Assistant Director of Ocular Oncology at the USC Eye Institute at the University of Southern California and Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. In addition, Dr. Berry is Associate Residency Program Director for the Los Angeles County + University of Southern California (LAC+USC) Ophthalmology residency program.
She specializes in ocular oncology, and has both surgical and clinical expertise in anterior segment/intraocular/external and orbital tumors. Furthermore, Dr. Berry has surgical expertise in cataract and comprehensive ophthalmology. Her research endeavors focus on clinical outcomes of retinoblastoma and choroidal melanoma.
Dr. Berry is the founder of WOO, Women in Ocular Oncology, and she is a member of the Society of Heed Fellows and received the University of Southern California Excellence in Resident Teaching Award in 2013 and 2014.
She received her undergraduate and medical degrees from Harvard University in Massachusetts. Following her ophthalmology residency at the University of Southern California, she was the assistant chief of service at the Los Angeles County LAC+USC Medical Center. She then completed a fellowship in Occular Oncology at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles under the mentorship of Drs. Jonathan Kim and Linn Murphree.