Martin Gersten

Prior to his collaboration with Dr. Koplin, Mr. Gersten’s background included the founding of Ohm Acoustics, a highly regarded loud speaker business. He was a consultant for Harvard University’s Joslin Clinic and  spearheaded their quest to develop an efficient retinal imaging product for diabetic screening. Mr. Gersten  lectured extensively and is the author of numerous publications, abstracts, and posters. Along with Dr. Koplin, Mr. Gersten founded Computed Anatomy, Inc., which became the world leader in corneal topography. The company was sold to Tomey Corporation of Nagoya, Japan in 1994. Mr. Gersten’s many patents and his unique inventiveness fueled this venture.
Career Highlights

2004-2008
Developed software & hardware for VuMax II UBM

Gersten Koplin Enterprises with Sonomed Technologies, Lake Success, NY

2001-2008
Consultant on digital imaging, super-resolution, automatic image restoration and standardization, automatic feature recognition, software development, low-cost fundus camera design and implementation.

Joslin Diabetes Center at Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

1998
Consultant on super-resolved video-metrics, precision map generation and topographic lens-meter design.

Nidek Co., Ltd., Gamagori, Japan

1992 –1994
Consultant on digital imaging, super-resolution, automatic image restoration and standardization, automatic feature recognition, software development, low-cost fundus camera design and implementation. Consultant on international technical business. Member International Executive Committee.

Tomey Corporation, Nagoya, Japan

1990-1994
Gersten ‘grew the Company’ from the original four partners and a laboratory prototype into a world-class manufacturing and R and D business employing over 50 people. His team developed the first fully digital automatic corneal mapping hardware and software. There are now about forty CAI competitors, worldwide. In 1994, he arranged the sale of Computed Anatomy to our distributor and partner.

Tomey Corp. of Nagoya, Japan
Computed Anatomy, Incorporated, New York, NY

1978
Gersten estabished SDS with Anton Banko, the inventor of the vitreo-phakotome, and Richard S. Koplin, M.D. a leading ultra-sonographer. They developed the first low-cost ophthalmic bio-metric A-scan.

Surgical Diagnostic Systems, Long Island City, NY
Ohm Acoustics Corp., Brooklyn, NY

1971 – 1978
Company founder and President. Under his direction, Ohm grew from a hole-in-the-wall to a worldwide hi-fi equipment business employing over a hundred people and grossing over $7,000,000 per year.

1978 - 1999
Research Director of the Biomedical Engineering and Computer Science department and Adjuct Associate Professor.

New York Eye and Ear, New York, NY
Our friend and partner Martin Gersten passed away in 2008.

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