Dr. Aron Berkman, MD

Dr. Aron Berkman, MD

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Medical Oncology  ·  
Male  ·  
68 y/o
(2)

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Dr. Aron Berkman, MD is a medical oncology specialist in Miami, FL and has been practicing for 36 years. He specializes in medical oncology, hematology, and more.Read his story

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Berkman performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Larynx Conditions
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more than 71% of peers
Uterine Diseases
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more than 64% of peers
Cancer
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more than 53% of peers

Dr. Berkman's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Berkman's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Berkman "Dr. Berkman graduated with high honors in zoology from the University of Maryland in 1971. He then attended the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine where he earned his M.D. and Ph.D. (Pharmacology) in 1977. He completed a residency in Internal Medicine at the Baltimore City Hospitals in 1980 and his fellowship in Medical Oncology at the Johns Hopkins Oncology Center in 1982. He is board certified in Medical Oncology and Internal Medicine.Following completion of his fellowship, Dr. Berkman continued to serve as Instructor in Oncology at Johns Hopkins where he participated in programs in lymphoma and lung cancer. He has served as an Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG) hematology committee principal investigator. His early research interests included ribosomal RNA metabolism in leukemia, graft-versus-host disease and immune thrombocytopenia associated with lymphoma. He has participated in clinical trials involving new drug regimens for the treatment of lymphoma and small cell lung cancer. His work has been published in major journals and has been presented at conferences.In 1983, Dr. Berkman was appointed Chief of Medical Oncology at Harbor Hospital Center in Baltimore where he directed cancer services for twenty years. In that position he created a free standing community cancer center offering all modalities of cancer care and developed multidisciplinary programs in lung cancer and breast cancer. His program incorporated clinical trials through affiliation with ECOG and the pharmaceutical industry. He also was the founding partner of Chesapeake Oncology/Hematology Associates, a large multispecialty group.Dr. Berkman has also served as a local chapter president for the American Cancer Society and as a clinical hospice director.In 2008, Dr. Berkman came to Miami to serve as Associated Professor and founding Chief of Medical Oncology for the Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine of the Florida International University. He continues to hold these positions.Dr. Berkman now joins HCA as medical director for cancer services at Mercy, Aventura and Kendall Regional Hospitals, with an interest in developing a multidisciplinary system wide cancer program integrating patient friendly care, clinical research and teaching and service to the community.Dr. Berkman treats all solid tumors and lymphoma. He also has extensive experience in the diagnosis and treatment of hematologic disorders."
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4  Specialties

  • Medical Oncology
  • Hematology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Oncology

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Medical Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

55  Conditions Treated

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • CASE WESTERN RESERVE UNIV SCH OF MED
    Medical School | Graduated 1977
  • Mercy Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1978
  • Mercy Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Johns Hopkins Onc Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1982

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Berkman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Berkman's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Berkman to family and friends
2 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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Dr. Berkman's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr.Berkman was very professional and knowledgeable. He took his time explaining things to me and made sure to let me know that I can contact him with any questions. He is very approachable and compassionate.
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