Dr. Matthew Berke, MD

Pain MedicineMaleAge 56

Dr. Berke
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Southside Pain Specialists

1020 26th St S Ste 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 30 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Emory University School of Medicine medical school in 1991. He is affiliated with medical facilities Ascension 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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At a Glance

  • Explains Conditions Well
    Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Offers Telehealth
    This provider offers telehealth appointments. Call the office to schedule an appointment.
  • Practices at Top Hospital
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Dr. Berke's Top Procedures and Conditions

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

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Berke treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Berke treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis
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Osteoarthritis of Spine
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Berke treats Osteoarthritis of Spine more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Berke treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Low Back Pain
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Berke treats Low Back Pain more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Berke treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Berke's conditions and procedures:

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Back Pain
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Myelopathy
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Phantom Limb Pain
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Stellate Ganglion Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Upper Back Pain

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Dr. Berke accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card 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
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO

Dr. Berke's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Berke

4.3

Based on 11 ratings

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1 Star
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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.
1 person found this helpful
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Nov 21, 2019
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.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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3 people found this helpful
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Dana creel in Cullman, AL – Jan 03, 2017
Dr. Berke is very kind and attentive. He listens well and answers questions without rushing. He's thorough and provides excellent care.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Long wait times
6 people found this helpful
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Birmingham, AL – May 24, 2016

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About Me

Biography

Dr. Matthew Berke, MD is a Pain Medicine Specialist in Birmingham, AL and has over 30 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Emory...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

Frequently Asked Questions

Does Dr. Matthew Berke, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Berke has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

Is Dr. Matthew Berke, MD accepting new patients?

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Does Dr. Matthew Berke, MD accept my insurance?

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What are Dr. Matthew Berke, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Berke frequently treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement), Osteoarthritis of Spine, and Low Back Pain. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Berke treats.

Where is Dr. Matthew Berke, MD's office located?

Dr. Berke's office is located at 1020 26th St S Ste 100, Birmingham, AL 35205. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

Southside Pain Specialists

Southside Pain Specialists1020 26th St S Ste 100 Birmingham, AL 35205
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Practice

Orthopaedic Specialists of Alabama PC48 Medical Park Dr E Ste 255 Birmingham, AL 35235
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Berke is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Ascension St. Vincent's Birmingham

Birmingham, AL

79% Patient Experience Rating, 10% higher than the national average

1 Award Received

Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2021)

St. Vincent's East

Birmingham, AL

72% Patient Experience Rating, 3% higher than the national average

1 Award Received