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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
  • Flatfoot Reconstruction
  • Foot And Ankle Fusions
  • Foot and Ankle Reconstruction
  • Foot Surgery
  • Forefoot Surgery
  • Fracture Care
  • Reconstructive Foot And Ankle Surgery
  • Surgery
  • Surgery Foot And Ankle
  • Surgical Treatment of the Foot
  • Tendon Reconstruction
View all 16 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Ankle Pain
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Foot and Ankle
  • Broken Bones
  • Bunions
  • Foot & Ankle Injuries
  • Foot Pain
  • Ligament Strains/Tears
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteonecrosis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis: How to Treat
  • Tendinosis
  • Tendonitis
View all 13 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 University School of Medicine
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

See publications for Mark Berkowitz, MD.

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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 6/6/2022, 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

168 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
4.7 out of 5
Explains 4.7
Listens 4.7
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.7
Time Spent with Patient 4
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.7

18 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Oct 17, 2022

Excellent doctor

Reviewed on Oct 12, 2022

Dr. Berkowitz was everything I hoped for. He gave me quality time assessing my condition on my MRI.

Reviewed on Oct 12, 2022

Dr. Berkowitz was my 2nd opinion surgeon. He was wonderful. He gave me way more time than first surgeon and explained a more conservative approach to my condition, assuring me there was no pressure to get surgery.

Reviewed on Oct 10, 2022

My experience with Dr. Berkowitz and his staff was very good and reassuring when I found myself in an Unfamiliar and painful situation. I would recommend them to friends and family who have similar needs.

Reviewed on Aug 4, 2022

Dr. Berkowitz's bedside manner does not exist. He is a very robotic doctor, in the room, takes a look, exists the room. No time for discussion or questions. He is a very good surgeon. I just wish he would spend more time with me.

Reviewed on Jul 20, 2022

Dr. Berkowitz had loaded the MRI he had ordered for my ankle several years ago onto his computer screen. He reviewed some of the details of the MRI before ordering a current MRI and sonogram of my ankle. He suggested a virtual visit to discuss the results. He is a thorough, caring, excellent doctor.

Reviewed on May 18, 2022

Dr was unable to provide a plan due to needing more information/records.

Reviewed on Apr 27, 2022

Dr. Berkowitz explained what he will do during surgery and the things he may have to decide on during the process.He answered all my questions and concerns about the surgery and post surgery. The ortho nurse was very helpful in Pre surgery concerns.

Reviewed on Mar 14, 2022

The provider was also very polite and very professional.

Reviewed on Feb 28, 2022

Dr. Berkowitz has done surgery on both my feet and I feel he is a fantastic surgeon. He is extremely knowledgeable, personable and professional. I had total confidence in him prior to my surgeries and all of the aftercare he has provided.

Reviewed on Feb 23, 2022


Reviewed on Jan 6, 2022

Would recommend Dr. Berkowitz and his staff to anyone who needed his care. I was well taken care of and a wonderful staff help me do that

Reviewed on Jan 5, 2022

Have already recommended *Dr. Berkowitz multiple times!

Reviewed on Dec 27, 2021

Dr Berkowitz is a very caring, professional doctor. He tells it like it is and we trusted him and his opinion throughout Bill's prep for surgery, surgery snd post op care. Bills surgery was complicated, intricate and difficult. Dr Berkowitz is the best in his field.

Reviewed on Dec 27, 2021

Again, Dr B is a true professional and cares about his patients

Reviewed on Dec 27, 2021

Dr. Berkowitz did not was nice but seemed to be in a rush to get the appointment over with. Not all my questions were answered. Explanations were very short and not very detailed. It was almost as if he just wanted to collect my money and not provide care for my foot.

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.

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