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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.
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.