Thomas A Bersani, MD

Thomas A Bersani, MD
Appointed 12/21/89
L Upstate Specialty Services at Harrison Center
550 Harrison Street
Syracuse, NY 13202
315 464-8668

Current Appointments

Hospital Campus

  • Downtown

Clinical Section Affiliations

  • Ophthalmology: Oculoplastics


Education & Fellowships

  • Fellowship: Universtiy of Michigan/WK Kellogg Eye Center, 1987
  • Residency: University of Pennsylvania Scheie Eye Institute, 1986
  • MD: SUNY Health Science Center at Syracuse College of Medicine, 1982

Specialties & Certification

  • Ophthalmology

Diseases & Conditions Treated

  • Eyelid Abnormalities
  • Eyelid Cyst


  • Adults and Children

Current Hospital Privileges

  • Upstate University Hospital

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Research Abstract

Carruth* BP, Bersani TA, Hurley* PE, Ko, MW. Visual improvement after optic nerve sheath decompression in a case of congenital hydrocephalus and persistent visual loss despite intracranial pressure correction via shunting. Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2010;26(4):297-8.

Hill* RH, Norton SW, Bersani TA: Prevalence of canaliculitis requiring removal of smartplugs. Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 2009;25(6):437-9. 

Hill* RH III, Bersani TA. Bulbar conjunctival autograft with rectus muscle transeyelid traction suture for diplopia due to bulbar conjunctival scarring. Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.  2009;25(1):47-9.

Bersani TA, Cecchi LM. Resection of anterior orbital meningoencephalocele in a newborn infant. Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2006 Sep-Oct;22(5):391-3.

Spitzer SG, Bersani TA, Mejico LJ. Multiple bilateral extraocular muscle metastases as the initial manifestation of breast cancer. J Neuroophthalmol. 2005 Mar;25(1):37-9.

Kwiat DM, Bersani TA, Bersani A. Increased patient comfort utilizing botulinum toxin type a reconstituted with preserved versus nonpreserved saline. Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2004 May;20(3):186-9.

Kwiat DM, Bersani TA, Hodge C, Strauss JV. Surgical technique: two-step orbital reconstruction in neurofibromatosis type 1 with a matched implant and exenteration. Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2004 Mar;20(2):158-61.

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