Dr. Berman is a Pulmonary and Critical Care physician at BostonMedicalCenter, where he directs the Pulmonary Clinic. He has a particular interest in Sarcoidosis, a mysterious inflammatory disease which may involve any organ of the body. In addition to its musical mission, he finds the unique philanthropic mission of the orchestra to be of particular value in connecting the orchestra to the community. He has played clarinet in the LSO for 13 years. He and his wife share their home with two tail-less cats.