On October 20th, Mark Berkowitz, M.D., a board-certified orthopedic surgeon, will join Orthopedic Specialists of Seattle. He has expertise in operative and non-operative treatment of all aspects of foot and ankle surgery, including arthroscopy, sports-related conditions, bunions, arthritis, and trauma. He joins the physician staff of Phillip Downer, M.D., Jon Franklin, M.D., Charlie Peterson, MD., Joel Shapiro, M.D., J. Michael Watt, M.D., and Wayne Weil, M.D.Dr. Berkowitz received his undergraduate degree at Princeton University where he graduated Summa Cum Laude and was recognized as Academic All-Ivy and Academic All-American as Captain of the varsity football team. He obtained his medical degree at Case Western Reserve University where he was elected to the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society.
After completing residency training, Dr. Berkowitz served as Chief of Foot and Ankle Surgery at Tripler Army Medical Center where he gained extensive experience treating a wide range of sports-related injuries in our active duty military population. He also deployed to Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom for which he received a Meritorious Service Medal. He subsequently completed the prestigious Tampa Foot and Ankle / Lower Extremity Trauma Fellowship.
Dr. Berkowitz has completed numerous marathons and triathlons and currently enjoys tennis, running, and biking and especially playing with his two young children.