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Allen Berkowitz, MD

92% Patient Satisfaction based on 487 ratings

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4.60
Based on 487 ratings
5 stars (347)
71.3%
4 stars (107)
22.0%
3 stars (16)
3.3%
2 stars (12)
2.5%
1 star (5)
1.0%
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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 (310)

New Patient Visit

Friendly staff, knowledgeable doctors and assistants.

Office Visit / Follow-up

Very kind and friendly staff. Very informative with care topics.

Office Visit / Follow-up

It was very timely and everyone was pleasant.

New Patient Visit

Visit was very timely. The office is very clean and much larger than it looks. Office staff were very friendly and I felt like my needs were being addressed.

New Patient Visit

Staff is very helpful. Diagnosis was informative.

New Patient Visit

The staff and Doctor were all professional, friendly, and thorough. Dr. Berkowitz explained the problem and treatment clearly.

Office Visit / Follow-up

Attentive. Knowledgeable. Professional. Cautionary. Yup, excellent care!

Office Visit / Follow-up

Very nice staff.

New Patient Visit

Got good answers to my questions.

New Patient Visit

Staff was courteous, appointment was on time as scheduled and all my questions were promptly answered.

Trigger Finger Surgery

Prompt professional visit. I was in and out in a timely manner.

Treatment / Procedure

Dr. Berkowitz was very kind and knowledgeable about my issue.

Hand Surgery

Helpful staff from waiting room to medical rooms, great doctor.

Cortisone Injections

Easy to talk to and very efficient in his work

New Patient Visit

[Highly satisfied because of] The way the doctor explained what might be the problem and how we are moving forward with treatment.

Office Visit / Follow-up

Dr Berkowitz is excellent. Listens, provides advice and is very patient and understanding.

Office Visit / Follow-up

Excellent care, wait time and follow up. My recovery was painless and very quick.

New Patient Visit

Prompt service, competent staff, well-explained options.

Office Visit / Follow-up

The provider explains the condition very clear. I also like that I do get an x-ray at each visit so there is a track in the progress of how I am healing.

New Patient Visit

Staff was very friendly, kind and respectful.