Dr. Matthew Berke, MD

Pain Medicine •  Male • Age 55
  
Dr. Berke
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Southside Pain Specialists

1020 26th St S # 100 Birmingham, AL 35205

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(205) 332-3155

Dr. Matthew Berke, MD is a Pain Medicine Specialist in Birmingham, AL and has over 29 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Berke has more experience with Spine than other specialists in his area. He graduated from Emory University School of Medicine medical school in 1991. He is affiliated with medical facilities St. Vincent's Birmingham and St. Vincent's East. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Berke to book an appointment.


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(205) 332-3155

Dr. Berke accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Dental Blue 100/200/300
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Humana
Choice Care PPO

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Practice Areas

Spine

Spine specialists diagnose and treat conditions affecting the bones of the spine, including degenerative spine disease, herniated discs, stenosis, and fractured vertebrae, with treatments including medication, physical therapy, and surgery.Compare with other Spine specialists.

Typically treats 61% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 12 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Berke treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 91% of their peers

Dr. Berke treats this condition more than 91% of their peers

Low Back Pain
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Berke treats Low Back Pain more than 85% of their peers

Dr. Berke treats this condition more than 85% of their peers

Intervertebral Disc Disease
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Berke treats Intervertebral Disc Disease more than 84% of their peers

Dr. Berke treats this condition more than 84% of their peers

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Dr. Berke's conditions and procedures:

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hand Conditions
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Myelopathy
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • 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
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Phantom Limb Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Upper Back Pain

Dr. Berke's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Berke

4.3

Based on 11 ratings

5 Stars
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(9)
4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
18.181818181818183%
(2)
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What went well
  • Appointment wasn't rushed (9)
  • Explained conditions well (9)
  • Listened & answered questions (9)
What could be improved
  • Long wait times (5)
  • Office environment (2)
  • Appointment was rushed (1)
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I have been referred and ins approved but can't talk to anyone to get an appointment guess I just have t ok suffer with a pin and ed nerve.
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Nov 21, 2019
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I have a two pain blocks from this Dr. and they work, it was fast easy no wait time. He knows what hes doing for sure. Just love this Dr.
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Dr. Berke is very kind and attentive. He listens well and answers questions without rushing. He's thorough and provides excellent care.
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Matthew Berke, MD is a Pain Medicine Specialist in Birmingham, AL and has over 29 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Berke has more experience with Spine than other specialists in his area. He graduated from Emory University School o...Read more

Specialties

  • Pain Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Pain Medicine
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Education

1995
Emory U-Ctr Rehab Med
Residency Hospital
1992
Saint Barnabas Medical Center
Internship Hospital
1991
Emory University School of Medicine
Medical School

Awards

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Locations

Southside Pain Specialists

Southside Pain Specialists1020 26th St S # 100 Birmingham, AL 35205
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Affiliated Hospitals

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St. Vincent's Birmingham

Birmingham, AL

77% Patient experience rating, 8% higher than the national average

St. Vincent's East

Birmingham, AL

72% Patient experience rating, 3% higher than the national average