William Berkowski Jr

Resident, Ophthalmology

Dr. William Berkowski

Dr. William Berkowski

Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences
PO Box 100116
2015 SW 16th Ave
Gainesville, FL 32610-0126
FAX: 352-846-2445


  • MS, Veterinary Medical Sciences (Ophthalmology), College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, 2017
  • DVM, College of Veterinary Medicine, Michigan State University, 2010
  • BS, Zoology (Animal Behavior and Neurobiology), College of Natural Sciences, Michigan State University, 2006

Professional Experience

  • Small Animal Rotating Internship, College of Veterinary Medicine, Michigan State University, 2014
  • Resident, Comparative Ophthalmology, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, 2014-present

Honors and Awards

  • Certificate of Outstanting Presentation: Best of Show, University of Florida, 2016
  • Excellence in Clinical Science Research, University of Florida, 2016
  • Highest Scoring Resident Seminar, University of Florida, 2016
  • Harold and Jean Glassen Memorial Foundation Award for Excellence and Creativity in Comparative Ophthalmology, Michigan State University, 2010
  • McBath Family CVM Award for Exemplary Customer Service, Michigan State University, 2010
  • Phi Zeta Veterinary Honor Society, Michigan State University, 2010-present
  • American Animal Hospital Association Student Achievement Award, Michigan State University, 2010
  • Outstanding Undergraduate Academic Achievement and Promise in Zoology Award, Michigan State University, 2006
  • Scholarship Certificate Award, University of Detroit Mercy, 2004
  • Delta Epsilon Iota Academic Honor Society, University of Detroit Mercy, 2003-present
  • Benefactor Scholar, University of Detroit Mercy, 2002
  • Eagle Scout, Boy Scouts of America, 1999-present

Research Interests

  • Novel therapies for corneal wound healling
  • Ex vivo culture models for ocular tissues
  • Novel technologies for ocular drug delivery