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Specializes in Ophthalmology • Male • Age 66

532 S Aiken Ave Ste 520
Pittsburgh, PA 15232
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Dr. Berkowitz's Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

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UPMC Presbyterian
200 Lothrop St
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Berkowitz & Rosenberg Mds
Berkowitz & Rosenberg Mds
532 S Aiken Ave Ste 520
Pittsburgh, PA 15232
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    Dr. Berkowitz's Experience

    Specialties

    • Ophthalmology

    Board Certifications

    • Ophthalmology
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    • Cataract Removal Surgery
    • Cornea Transplant
    • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
    • Eyelid Surgery
    • Glaucoma Surgery
    • Iridectomy
    2
    • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
    • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
    • Astigmatism
    • Blepharitis
    • Cataract
    • Chorioretinal Scars
    • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
    • Dry Eyes
    • Esotropia
    • Exotropia
    • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
    • Glaucoma
    • Headache
    • Hyphema
    • Keratitis
    • Keratoconus
    • Macular Hole
    • Migraine
    • Ocular Hypertension
    • Optic Neuritis
    • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
    • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
    • Presbyopia
    • Pterygium
    • Retinal Hemorrhage
    • Sarcoidosis
    • Senile Cataracts
    • Stye
    • Trichiasis
    • Visual Field Defects
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    McGill University / Faculty of Medicine

    Internship Hospital

    St Michaels Hospital University Toronto
    Complete in 1976

    Residency Hospital

    McGill University Hospital
    Complete in 1979

    Fellowship Hospital

    Wills Eye Hospital
    Complete in 1981
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Berkowitz & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Berkowitz's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Likelihood to Recommend

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    3.3 out of 5

    Dr. Berkowitz's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    3.8 out of 5

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    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    3.8 out of 5

    12 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    3.7 out of 5

    12 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    16 – 30 minutes

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    Experience with Dr. Berkowitz

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    3.6 out of 5

    12 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    3.5 out of 5

    12 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    3.4 out of 5

    12 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    3.3 out of 5

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    Berkowitz & Rosenberg Mds
    532 S Aiken Ave Ste 520
    Pittsburgh, PA 15232
    (412) 621-5822 (Office)
    (412) 621-3974 (Fax)
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