Dr. Richard Berkun, DPM

Podiatry  |  
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Age 62
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Dr. Richard Berkun, DPM
Dr. Richard Berkun graduated from the University of Rochester and the New York College of Podiatric Medicine. He completed surgical training at Sheridan Park Hospital in Buffalo where he spent his childhood. He served on the Credentials Committee of the American Board of Podiatric Surgery and was a former Board Member of the American Diabetes Association. He is a former AAAHC inspector, reviewing surgical centers all over the country. He presently is the President of Manasota Podiatric Medical Society, a component of the Florida Podiatric Association. He sits on the Executive Board for the State of Florida and is the CEO of Cortez Foot and Ankle Specialists. Dr. Berkun has contributed articles to the Bradenton Herald and "Sarasota" Magazine. He spends his noon hours training for marathons and has competed in Disney, Boston and Tampa marathons. He also is an avid golfer and sports enthusiast and he enjoys the theatre with his wife, Sue. Dr. Berkun joined Cortez Podiatry Associates in 1981.

Bradenton, Main Office

1800 Cortez Rd W

Bradenton, FL 34207

Contact Information

(941) 758-8818

Dr. Richard Berkun, DPM

Dr. Richard Berkun, DPM

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Medicare
  • Medico
  • 3 More

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Care Philosophy

The range of services provided at Cortez Foot and Ankle Associates truly set us apart from other physicians offices. The physicians' capabilities - from research, to preventive care, to surgery, to volume statistics - all demonstrate their dedication to not only serving immediate needs, but also contributing to a body of knowledge that delivers innovations for the future.
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Dr. Berkun's Experience

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Dr. Berkun's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Podiatry
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Podiatry
  • Podiatric Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • Podiatric Surgery
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Board Certifications

Dr. Berkun does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Bunion
  • Bunionette
  • Diabetic (Charcot) Foot
  • Flat Foot
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Deformities
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Injuries
  • Foot Sprain
  • Foot and Ankle Disorders
  • Foot and Ankle Injuries
  • Fracture
  • Hammer Toe
  • Heel Pain
  • Heel Spur
  • Ingrown Toenail
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Ulcer of Foot
  • Warts
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Procedures

  • Ankle Surgery
  • Bunion Surgery
  • Flatfoot Correction
  • Foot Surgery
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Hammer Toe Repair
  • Ingrown Toenail Surgery
  • Ingrown Toenail Treatment
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision
  • Wound Care and Management

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

  • University Of Rochester
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1976
  • New York College Of Podiatric Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • Sheridan Park Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Berkun has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Berkun's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Berkun to family and friends
3.0
based on 4 total reviews
Dr. Berkun's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
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Dr. Berkun accepts 17 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
    Blue Preferred Patient Care PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
    Group Plan PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Medicare
    Special Needs Plan SNP
  • Medico
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Tricare
    TriCare for Life
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

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