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Department Orthopaedic Surgery
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon Yes
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Ankle Ligament Reconstruction
  • Ankle Replacement
  • Arthroscopic Ankle Surgery
  • Arthroscopy
  • Bunion Surgery
  • Conservative Treatment of the Foot
  • Flatfoot Reconstruction
  • Foot And Ankle Fusions
  • Foot and Ankle Reconstruction
  • Foot Surgery
  • Forefoot Surgery
  • Fracture Care
  • Heel Injections
  • Joint Injections
  • Joint Preservation
  • Joint Preservation Center
  • Reconstructive Foot And Ankle Surgery
  • Surgery
  • Surgery Foot And Ankle
  • Surgical Treatment of the Foot
  • Tendon Reconstruction
View all 21 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Ankle Pain
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Foot and Ankle
  • Broken Bones
  • Bunions
  • Foot & Ankle Injuries
  • Foot Pain
  • Heel Spurs
  • Ligament Strains/Tears
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteonecrosis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis: How to Treat
  • Shin Splints
  • Tendinosis
  • Tendonitis
View all 15 Specialties +


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About Mark Berkowitz, MD

Mark Berkowitz, MD, is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon, specializing in foot and ankle reconstructive surgery, arthritis, fractures and sports injuries of the foot and ankle, at Cleveland Clinic. Dr. Berkowitz completed a foot, ankle, and lower extremities trauma fellowship at Florida Orthopaedic Institute, in Tampa, Fla., following his residency in orthopaedic surgery at Tripler Army Medical Center, in Honolulu.

He graduated from medical school at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, in Cleveland. Dr. Berkowitz sees patients at Cleveland Clinic main campus.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Graduate School - Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland, OH USA

Graduate School - Case Western Reserve University Weatherhead School of Management
Cleveland, OH USA

Fellowship - Florida Orthopaedic Institute
Foot/Ankle/Lower Extremities Trauma
Tampa, FL USA

Fellowship - Tripler Army Medical Center
Orthopedic Surgery
Honolulu, HI USA

Residency - Tripler Army Medical Center
General Surgery
Honolulu, HI USA

Medical Education - Case Western Reserve Medical School
Cleveland, OH USA


  • Orthopaedic Surgery

Specialty Interests

Traumatic injuries of the foot and ankle, sports injuries of the foot and ankle, arthritis of the foot and ankle, all conditions of the foot and ankle

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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To assure professional and commercial integrity in such matters, Cleveland Clinic maintains a program that reviews these collaborations and, when appropriate, puts measures in place to minimize bias that may result from ties to industry. Cleveland Clinic publicly discloses the names of companies when (i) its physicians/scientists receive $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) for speaking and consulting, (ii) its physicians/scientists serve as a fiduciary, (iii) its physicians/scientists receive or have the right to receive royalties or (iv) its physicians/ scientists hold any equity interest for the physician's/scientist's role as inventor, discoverer, developer, founder or consultant.* In publicly disclosing this information, Cleveland Clinic tries to provide information as accurately as possible about its physicians' and scientists' connections with industry.

As of 5/14/2021, Dr. Berkowitz has reported no financial relationship with industry that is applicable to this listing. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.

Public Health Service-Reportable Financial Conflicts of Interest. Cleveland Clinic scientists and physicians engage in basic, translational and clinical research activities, working to solve health problems, enhance patient care and improve quality of life for patients. Interactions with industry are essential to bringing the researchers' discoveries to the public, but can present the potential for conflicts of interest related to their research activities. Click here to view a listing of instances where Cleveland Clinic has identified a Public Health Service (PHS)-Reportable Financial Conflict of Interest and has put measures in place to ensure that, to the extent possible, the design, conduct and reporting of the research is free from bias.

* Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists subscribe to the guidance presented in the PhRMA Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals and the AdvaMed Code of Ethics on Interactions with Health Care Professionals. As such, gifts of substantial value are generally prohibited.

Patient Satisfaction Reviews

292 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.

Overall Star Ratings
4.6 out of 5
Explains 4.6
Listens 4.6
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.6
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.6

36 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Dec 15, 2021

I came to Cleveland fir an honest second opinion Dr Berkoritz was professional, explained my situation in an detailed understandable manner and verified that my original operation and Doctors opinion matched his. His recommendations were precise and helpful. I can now progress comfortably knowing my options are limited due to arthritis. Now able yo move forward with his recommendations knowing I researched and was seen by the best. Thanking God for Dr Berkoritz and Cleveland clinic. A worthwhile trip.

Reviewed on Dec 1, 2021

The Dr was excellent and clearly explained my foot problem and gave an honest opinion for the direction take.

Reviewed on Nov 10, 2021

I was very satisfied with my doctor's visit.

Reviewed on Sep 30, 2021

Dr. Berkowitz was very respectful and informative. He is great at what does does, and I would recommend him.

Reviewed on Sep 29, 2021

Amy does a great job! She seems very caring. Dr. Berkowitz did an extraordinary job on my foot surgery. He is highly competent.

Reviewed on Sep 29, 2021

Dr. Berkowitz treated me with respect and efficiency. I can not say enough nice things about him

Reviewed on Sep 8, 2021

Dr. Mark Berkowitz was most helpful, tentative and open to discussing diagnosis and optional treatment/surgery. Backed up by X-Ray's. I'm so pleased with the visit and direction of treatment agreed upon.

Reviewed on Aug 19, 2021

Dr. and staff are excellent!

Reviewed on Aug 19, 2021

Dr. Berkowitz is a professional, compassionate, doctor that answers every one of your questions in an easy to understand way. He comes highly recommended from everyone I have spoken to. I can't say enough good things about him

Reviewed on Aug 9, 2021

Dr. Berkowitz was very thorough and answering all of my questions. He explain things well and did not set unrealistic expectations.

Reviewed on Aug 9, 2021

Dr Berkowitz is always thorough, efficient and professional

Reviewed on Jul 14, 2021

You folks are so organized and easy to work with! Dr Berkowitz is awesome. Professional and knowledgeable and great bedside manner!Your web site is fantastic! Thanks for everything!

Reviewed on Jul 7, 2021

Dr. Berkowitz was amazing at all times with my mom, since the moment he introduced himself to her to the moment that he got out from the surgery and update me and explained to me everything that he did We are super grateful with him

Reviewed on Jun 30, 2021

Dr Berkowitz was fantastic. He didn't rush and took his time to go over my MRI and talk to me. More importantly, he LISTENED.

Reviewed on Jun 30, 2021

Dr Berkowitz is probably the best provider I have. He does a great job.

Reviewed on Jun 30, 2021

Dr. Mark Berkowitz has to be the best Podiatrist in Northern Ohio!

Reviewed on Jun 28, 2021

Dr. Berkowitz is a fantastic physician. He is very caring and thoughtful and I wouldHighly recommend him to anyone. He always makes you feel like you are most important and has great bedside manner.

Reviewed on Jun 9, 2021

Dr. Berkowitz is a skilled surgeon who replaced my ankle brilliantly.

Reviewed on May 24, 2021

Dr. Berkowitz was a great help to me. He helped me to understand the etiology of my problem, explained all the issues and treatment options available - and allowed me to choose the treatment option I felt/feel most comfortable with at this time! I very much appreciated his counsel and would not hesitate to reschedule with him in the event of further need.

Reviewed on May 24, 2021

Dr. Berkowitz was very through and gave me options to try before having to go through surgery and a lengthy recovery

Reviewed on May 19, 2021

He is an Amazing Doctor! I feel so privileged to be under his care.

Reviewed on May 19, 2021

Thank you Dr. Berkowitz. You spent time and took care to explain injury and to come up with a treatment plan. I appreciate your thoroughness.

Reviewed on May 10, 2021

Dr seemed a bit aloof. His PA much more personable and I appreciated that.

Reviewed on May 10, 2021

Dr. Berkowitz is always professional and personable. He answers all the questions I have and shows me why he is proposing the next round of treatment. This is the second surgery I have used him for and would highly recommend him.

Reviewed on May 6, 2021

Dr. Berkowitz was wonderful. Very compassionate and informative.

Reviewed on May 5, 2021

Dr Berkowitz and his staff are just amazing they've helped me out greatly with my physical things that were going good for me and the Cleveland clinic is just overall makes me so happy

Reviewed on Apr 29, 2021

Dr Berkowitz was polite confident and respectful

Reviewed on Apr 14, 2021

Dr. Berkowitz went above and beyond to care for me when an infection developed, even coming in on Sunday to operate. His care for me throughout this ankle replacement has been excellent.

Reviewed on Apr 7, 2021

Overall, I had an excellent experience with dr.

Reviewed on Mar 18, 2021

Can not say enough positive things about Dr. Berkowitz. He is laser focused and I have total confidence in his decision making process..

Reviewed on Feb 10, 2021

Dr. and Cheryl nurse showed my most care for my health I have ever seen. The treatment error-ed on the safe side and I felt in good hands leaving the Dr. Office.

Reviewed on Feb 8, 2021

Working with Dr. Berkowitz's office was a pleasure.

Reviewed on Feb 8, 2021

My care by and association with Dr. Berkowitz are heading into the seventh month. His concern for me has been reassuring and encouraging.

Reviewed on Feb 4, 2021

dr berkowitz is amazing. thankful for his expertise

Reviewed on Jan 21, 2021

great doctor, very kind

Reviewed on Jan 7, 2021

This is the second surgery with Dr. Berkowitz and he answered all my questions, showed and explained my x-rays and explained exactly what the procedure and recovery would entail.

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