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About Us: About Dr. Berkowitz

RICHARD D. BERKOWITZ, MD, FAAOS

Board-Certified Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. BerkowitzSpecializing in adult total joint reconstruction of the hips and knees, Dr. Berkowitz is at the forefront of the latest techniques in this area of orthopedics.

Dr. Berkowitz completed his orthopedic residency at McGill University in Montreal, Quebec and his fellowship training at the world-renowned Kerlan-Jobe Orthopedic Clinic in Los Angeles, California. He is board-certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery. He is also a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons and several state and local medical and orthopedic associations. Dr. Berkowitz performs hundreds of total knee and hip replacement procedures every year, including minimally invasive and computer-navigated procedures which can reduce hospital stays, shorten recovery time, and offer a reduction in pain for patients.

Medical Degree

Hahnemann University—Philadelphia, PA

General Surgery Residency

Albert Einstein Medical Center—Philadelphia, PA

Junior Orthopedic Fellowship

Boston City Hospital—Boston, MA

Orthopedic Surgery Residency

McGill University, Montreal—Quebec, Canada

Joint Arthroplasty Fellowship

Kerlan-Jobe Orthopedic Clinic—Inglewood, CA

Certifications

American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, fellow

Professional Affiliations

American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
Florida Orthopedic Society
Broward Orthopedic Society

Hospital Affiliations

Coral Springs Medical Center—Coral Springs, FL – Medical Director, Total Joint Program
University Hospital and Medical Center—Tamarac, FL – Medical Director of Orthopedic Research