Dr. Lawrence Halperin has practiced with the Retina Group of Florida for over 20 years. He has been honored by “Best Doctors in America.” He is a national trustee of the Foundation Fighting Blindness and an editor for Retina Times, the official publication of the American Society of Retina Specialists.
A native of New Jersey, Dr. Halperin’s interest in medicine was borne out of a lifetime passion for helping others. Dr. Halperin majored in Biology at Tufts University and earned Phi Beta Kappa while becoming a Summa Cum Laude graduate. He earned his Medical Degree from the University of Pennsylvania and served an Ophthalmology Residency at Barnes Hospital/Washington University Medical Center (St. Louis). He received additional training as a Fellow in Retina and Vitreous Surgery and Disease at Barnes Hospital with the Barnes Retina Institute. He was awarded the prestigious Heed Ophthalmic Foundation Fellowship. He is Board Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology.
Dr. Halperin is a Clinical Professor at the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine at Florida Atlantic University. Dr. Halperin has served on the board of directors of the Lighthouse of Broward County and is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, and is a Past President of both the Palm Beach and Broward Ophthalmological Societies. Dr. Halperin holds national leadership and board positions in the American Society of Retina Specialists, the largest retina society in the world, where he chairs key committees.
Dr. Halperin is a dedicated researcher and has served as principal investigator in more than 50 clinical research trials, has presented at medical conferences throughout the country, and has published twenty-nine medical journal articles and given eighty presentations on retinal diseases.
Dr. Halperin is proud that Retina Group of Florida remains true to the principle of providing care to anyone in need.