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Allen Berkowitz, MD

92.2% Patient Satisfaction based on 421 ratings

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About Allen Berkowitz:

In 2017, Dr. Allen Berkowitz joined the Greater Hartford Orthopedic Group, now Advanced Orthopedics New England, bringing more than 25 years of experience treating the upper extremity focusing on the hand, wrist, forearm and elbow; including difficult fractures of the hand and wrist, Carpal Tunnel surgery, complex soft tissue injuries, reconstruction of the injured hand and wrist and vascular disorders.

Dr. Berkowitz prides himself on listening to his patients and understanding who they are and what they do at work and with leisure time to help them decide what care will be beneficial for them. He strongly believes most problems patients present can be diagnosed simply by listening to the patient attentively.

He attended the University of Rochester graduating magna cum laude in biology in 1980 and elected to Phi Beta Kappa. He was already admitted to the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry in 1978 under the Rochester Plan Early Selection Program for accomplished undergraduate students keenly interested in a career in medicine. He graduated from the medical school in 1984 and received his post-graduate training in general surgery and orthopedic surgery at New York University – Bellevue Medical Center. His passion for hand surgery was fed by his early mentors Drs. Charles Melone and Robert Beasley at NYU.

He commenced his hand surgery training with a one-year fellowship in Baltimore at the Raymond M. Curtis Hand Center which has expanded and is now the Curtis National Hand Center, one of the premier centers for the care of the upper extremity in the country and internationally. His close ties and experiences with the Center continue. He periodically volunteers in the Dominican Republic with surgeons and fellows from the Curtis National Hand Center treating the local population for their upper extremity care. He has also volunteered his expertise treating the people of the Navajo nation on multiple occasions at the public health center on the Navajo reservation in Chinle, Arizona.

Dr. Berkowitz joined the Hand Surgery and Rehabilitation Center of New Jersey in 1992 bringing his expertise in trauma including difficult fractures of the hand and wrist, Carpal Tunnel surgery, complex soft tissue injuries, reconstruction of the injured hand and wrist and vascular disorders. He served as the medical director of the ambulatory surgical center for the Hand Surgery & Rehabilitation Center.

He has published articles and abstracts. He has delivered annual meeting presentations for the American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH), American Association for Hand Surgery (AAHS) and American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) and internationally.

Dr. Berkowitz is an active member of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand and fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He is a member of the New Millennium Hand Club with leading members and educators in the field of hand surgery nationally and internationally, as well as the New England Hand Society. He is also a member of the Connecticut Sports Medicine Institute at St. Francis Hospital and the Clinical Associate Department of Orthopedic Surgery UCONN Medical School.

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Allen Berkowitz, MD Reviews (274)

Office Visit / Follow-up

Staff is wonderful

Office Visit / Follow-up

I thought at first that I was done with my visit when my sutures were removed by the PA but I was happy that my surgeon came in to check on me also.

Treatment / Procedure

Treatment worked.

Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Release

Short waiting time and professional attention to my symptom.

Office Visit / Follow-up

Office procedure was efficient and friendly. The doctor was prompt and answered all my questions.

Office Visit / Follow-up

Staff is very pleasant and helpful.

New Patient Visit

I came for a consultation about my left hand with Dr. Berkowtitz. He explained clearly my problems and recommended physical therapy.

Cubital Tunnel Release

Doctor is very good.

Office Visit / Follow-up

Everyone working there has a pleasant personality and it's great to find in these trying times.

Treatment / Procedure

Nice people who explained everything on my terms.

Office Visit / Follow-up

Everyone in the office is nice and very professional.

Treatment / Procedure

I didn't have to wait long in the waiting room or to see the doctor.

New Patient Visit

Took x-rays in order to see extent of pain.

Office Visit / Follow-up

Explained upcoming surgery for my trigger finger.

Office Visit / Follow-up

Services trained hospitality.

Office Visit / Follow-up

Computer systems were down and everythign took a very long time, and there was no communication to why. i waited over 60min to see the dr

Hand Surgery

This is an interim stage in recovery, and things seem to be going well.

Trigger Finger Surgery

My questions were answered.

Office Visit / Follow-up

Not enough information.

Office Visit / Follow-up

Following my hand surgery, Dr. Berkowitz was very attentive and helpful explaining what I should expect for the healing process. He answered all my questions thoroughly.