Dr. Richard Berkun, DPM

Dr. Richard Berkun, DPM

Podiatric Surgery  ·  
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Age 63
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Dr. Richard Berkun, DPM is a podiatric surgery specialist in Bradenton, FL and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from New York College of Podiatric Medicine in 1980 and specializes in podiatric surgery and podiatric foot & ankle surgery.Read his story

1800 Cortez Rd W

Bradenton, FL 34207

Contact Information

(941) 758-8818

Insurance Accepted

  • 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)
  • 8 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Foot Conditions
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hammer Toe
very high
more than 99% of peers
Foot Sprain
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Berkun's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Berkun "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."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Berkun "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."

2  Specialties

  • Podiatric Surgery
  • Podiatric Foot & Ankle Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Foot Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery

27  Conditions Treated

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

14  Procedures

  • Ankle Surgery
  • Bunion Surgery
  • Flatfoot Correction
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Foot Surgery
  • 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
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Berkun has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Berkun's Reviews

3.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Berkun to family and friends
4 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
    (2)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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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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