Dr. Leland Berkwits, MD

Dr. Leland Berkwits, MD

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 61
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Dr. Leland Berkwits, MD is a physical medicine & rehabilitation specialist in Hendersonville, NC and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from Northwestern University Feinberg School Of Medicine in 1984 and specializes in physical medicine & rehabilitation and pain medicine.

800 N Justice St

Hendersonville, NC 28791

Contact Information

(828) 694-4548

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Chronic Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Chronic Neck Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Low Back Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Berkwits'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.

2  Specialties

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Pain Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*

58  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Postoperative Pain
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer Pain
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Postoperative Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Heel Spur
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Phantom Limb Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Torticollis
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Upper Back Pain

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22  Procedures

  • Arthrocentesis
  • Cervical Medial Branch Block
  • Cervical Medial Branch Neurotomy
  • Coolief Cooled Radiofrequency Treatment
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Facet Joint Nerve Ablation
  • Fluoroscopic-Guided Hip Injection
  • Ganglion Impar Block
  • Ilioinguinal and Iliohypogastric Block
  • Lumbar Discography
  • Lumbar Medial Branch Block
  • Lumbar Medial Branch Radiofrequency Neurotomy
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Stellate Ganglion Block
  • Transforaminal Epidural Block
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

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

  • Northwestern University Feinberg School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Rehabilitation Institute Of Chicago
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Johnson-Jfk Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Rehabilitation Institute Of Chicago
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Sinai Hospital Of Baltimore
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2005

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Berkwits has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Berkwits' Reviews

3.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Berkwits to family and friends
19 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Berkwits' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr. Berkwits at the Pardee Pain Center gets my highest recommendation. His expertise and knowledge, using injections and ablations reduced the pain in my back and knee by 80-90%. I am now able to be fully active as I was before arthritis attacked my knee and back.
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We were referred to Dr. Berkwits and found him to be an excellent choice, and the perfect doctor to deal with my back pain. He is completely professional, highly intelligent, personable, highly ethical and "user friendly". Dr. Berkwitz spent an ample amount of time with us and answered all of our...more
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