Dr. Bernard Doft MD Ophthalmologist
Dr. Bernard Doft is an ophthalmologist in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Forbes Regional Hospital and UPMC Mercy. He received his medical degree from New York University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 38 years. Dr. Doft accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 34 doctors at Forbes Regional Hospital and one of 30 at UPMC Mercy who specialize in Ophthalmology.
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Specialty & Clinical Interests
Clinical Interests: Retina, Macular degeneration, Diabetes, Diabetic Retinopathy Endophthalmitis Macular Degeneration VItrectomy Surgery Retinal Detachment Macular Hole Epiretinal Membrane
Education & Medical Training
Jackson Memorial Hospital/Jackson Health System
Residency, Ophthalmology, 1975 - 1979
Washington University/Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1975
New York University School of Medicine
Class of 1971
Internship, Internal Medicine, 1971 - 1972
Bascom Palmer Eye Institute
Other Training, Resident in Ophthalmology, 1975 - 1978
Bascom Palmer Eye Institute
Other Training, Diseases and Surgery of the Retina & VItreous, 1978 - 1979
Certifications & Licensure
American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 39 years in Internal Medicine
American Board of Ophthalmology
Certified 35 years in Ophthalmology
CA State Medical License
Active through 2014
PA State Medical License
Active through 2012
Publications & Presentations
Oral protein kinase c beta inhibition using ruboxistaurin: efficacy, safety, and causes of vision loss among 813 patients (1,392 eyes) with diabetic retinopathy in the Protein Kinase C beta Inhibitor-Diabetic Retinopathy Study and the Protein Kinase C bet
Aiello, L. P., Vignati, L., Sheetz, M. J., Zhi, X., Girach, A., Davis, M. D., Wolka, A. M., Shahri, N., Milton, R. C.
Effect of ruboxistaurin (RBX) On visual acuity decline over a 6-year period with cessation and reinstitution of therapy: results of an open-label extension of the Protein Kinase C Diabetic Retinopathy Study 2 (PKC-DRS2).
Sheetz, M. J., Aiello, L. P., Shahri, N., Davis, M. D., Kles, K. A., Danis, R. P.
Comparison of film and digital fundus photographs in eyes of individuals with diabetes mellitus.
Gangaputra, S., Almukhtar, T., Glassman, A. R., Aiello, L. P., Bressler, N., Bressler, S. B., Danis, R. P., Davis, M. D.
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna HMO
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA Open Access
- CIGNA PPO
- First Health PPO
- Great West PPO
- HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
- Highmark BCBS ClassicBlue
- Highmark BCBS PPOBlue
- Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
- Multiplan PHCS PPO
- Multiplan PPO
- United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
- United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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3501 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Phone: (412) 683-5300
Fax: (412) 621-4833