Mario M. Berkowitz, M.D., F.A.A.O.S.Orthopaedic Surgeon
Dr. Mario Berkowitz is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon with advanced training in sports medicine and has been practicing since 2001. After earning his undergraduate and medical degrees in Venezuela, he completed his orthopedic surgery residency at Long Island Jewish Medical Center in New York. He then pursued multiple fellowships in sports medicine.
He has particular interest in sports-related injuries and trauma to shoulder, elbow, hip, knee and ankle as well as adult joint reconstruction. Dr Berkowitz is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (A.B.O.S.) and a distinguished fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons,(F.A.A.O.S.).
Dr. Berkowitz utilizes the newest techniques in the cutting edge field of biologic medicine such as PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma) with over 300 PRP injections administered both in office and in the operating room.
Personal Approach to Treating Patients:
“I believe in a comprehensive approach to patient care, beginning initially with non-operative modalities. The majority of patients improve with physical therapy, medication and properly selected injections I pride myself on doing all I can to improve the quality of life of my patients in a compassionate, educated and thorough manner."
Hospital and Surgery Center Affiliations
Westside Regional Hospital
Memorial West Hospital
Weston Outpatient Surgery Center
ParkCreek Surgery Center
College & Medical School
Combined Curriculum/Medical Degree
Central University of Venezuela
Luiz Razetti School of Medicine, Caracas, Venezuela
Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY
Long Island Jewish Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New Hyde Park, NY
Sports Medicine, Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Center, Staten Island, NY
Certifications and Associations
- Board Certified, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
- Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
- American College of Sports Medicine
- Arthroscopy Association of North America
- Broward County Medical Association