JEFFREY BERMAN, AIA, ACHA
Principal

Jeffrey Berman plans, programs and designs facilities requiring technologically advanced systems and equipment. These include state-of the-art medical diagnostic imaging centers, operating suites, collections and lab environments, and office renovations with special environmental control systems, communications and security requirements. Since founding the firm in 1988, Mr. Berman has designed projects for many clients throughout the New York City area, including the American Museum of Natural History, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York Methodist Hospital, Concorde Medical Group, The Farber Center for Radiation Oncology, The Mount Sinai Medical Center, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Long Island College University Hospital, Liberty Science Center, Wildlife Conservation Society at the Bronx Zoo, National Organization for Industrial Trade Unions, and The French Embassy and Cultural Center.

Mr. Berman was selected to design the Master Plan, expansion and modernization of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center’s Radiology, Radiation Oncology and Nuclear Medicine Departments. His work has also included long-term strategic planning and specialty technology consulting.  Mr. Berman oversaw the master planning and design of the 50,000 sf Surgical Day Hospital and Center for Image Guided Intervention at MSKCC and the design of the new Silver LEED Certified Quarantine Building at the Bronx Zoo for the Wildlife Conservation Society.  Recently, Mr. Berman designed his fifth generation of OR's in the last 12 years for MSKCC at the new Josie Robertson Ambulatory Surgery Center.  Currently, he leads ther design team for the transition of Columbia University Medical Center College of Dental Medicine's curriculum and practice to digital dentistry from Traditional dentistry.

He has just comleted the first phase of the renovation of the French Embassy.

Mr. Berman is a board-certified healthcare specialist, certified by the American College of Healthcare Architects to which he was inducted in 2000 as a founding member.  He is a past chairman of the Health Facilities Committee of the American Institute of Architects, New York Chapter. 

Mr. Berman is a licensed Architect in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Maryland, Massachusetts, Missouri, Pennsylvania, Iowa, Florida and Vermont.  He also holds NCARB certification. 

Education
Bachelor of Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Publications
Co-author with Yuman Fong, MD, “Designing Interventional Environments,” Image-Guided Cancer Therapy, Springer, New York, 2013.
Co-author with Stephen Solomon, MD, “Design and Construction of Image-guided Procedure Rooms,” Image-Guided Cancer Therapy, Springer, New York, 2013.  
Co-author wih Robert Leiter, "Basic Principles of Lighting in the Operating Room," Imaging and Visualization in the Modern Operating Room, Springer, 2014.

Speaker

"Convergence of Imaging and Therapy," GE Whitney Global Research Symposium, "Hospital of the Future," 2010.
"The Farber Center for Radiation Oncology Presenter," AIA Health Facilities committee, 2011.
"Project Management, Challenges and Opportunities," Panel Moderator, AIA Health Facilities Committee, 2012.
ACHE/Health Leaders of New York, Panelist, 2014.

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