David Berry, M.D.

Chairman of the Board
Scientific Advisory Board Member

As chairman of the board, Dr. Berry brings deep medical, business and board leadership to Leading BioSciences.  He is a retired urologic surgeon with 36 years of experience in endoscopic and open surgical procedures.  He has served as a clinical associate professor at the University of Nevada Medical School and diplomate of the American Board of Urology.  Committed to cutting-edge medial research, his roles have ranged from advisory boards to principal investigator for clinical trials.  In addition to his clinical and scientific achievements, Dr. Berry is also an accomplished entrepreneur and business executive, having founded multiple profitable healthcare companies spanning surgical and oncology radiation centers, medical management, and health insurance.  He established and led a multispecialty independent physician association for 23 years and served on the board of directors of Health First Health Plan.

Dr. Berry was recently named a National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) 2019 Governance Fellow.  He earned his bachelor’s degree in biology from The College of Wooster (Wooster, Ohio) and his medical degree from Tulane University.  He completed his general surgery residency training at the University of California Davis, and his urologic residency training at Tulane Affiliated Hospitals in New Orleans, Louisiana.  During his training at Tulane, Dr. Berry also completed a cancer research fellowship and served as fellow for the National Prostate Cancer Project.