After completing his PhD in neuroscience at the California Institute of Technology (Cal Tech), Dr. Kuppermann went on to earn an MD at the University of Miami. He interned at LA County/USC Medical Center and did his residency in ophthalmology at USC’s Doheny Eye Institute. Dr. Kuppermann then went on to complete fellowships in Retina at both St. Joseph’s in Baltimore Maryland, and at the University of California, San Diego.
Following his fellowships he came to the University of California, Irvine (UCI) and has been on faculty since 1992. He served as Acting Chairman of the Department of Ophthalmology at UCI from September 1995 to April 1996, and Interim Chairman from July 1, 1996 to December 1998. Currently he is an Associate Professor and Chief of the Retina Service at the Gavin Herbert Eye Institute, UC Irvine School of Medicine.
Dr. Kuppermann is listed as one of the best doctors in America, and for the last several years in a row has been named as the “Best Ophthalmologist in Orange County” by Orange Coast Magazine.