Joseph Berkovic, DPM

Education

Barry University School of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, Doctor of Podiatric Medicine  May 2014
Miami Shores, FL

Concordia University, Bachelor of Science: Cell and Molecular Biology
– April 2010
Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Beth Medrash Govoha Institute for Advanced Talmudic Study, Bachelor of Arts: Talmudic Law
– June 2004
Lakewood, New Jersey

Experience

ST. BARNABUS HOSPITAL – Bronx, NY (2014-2018)
Surgical Resident, Regional Trauma Center

  • Surgical residency in lower extremity trauma, with strong emphasis on trauma, reconstructive rearfoot surgery, and orthopedics.
  • Inpatient and out patient clinical management and care.
  • Wound care management in state-of-the-art facility offering Hyperbaric oxygen.

ST. BARNABUS HOSPITAL – Bronx, NY (2017-2018)
Chief Resident, Orthopedic Services

  • Responsible for daily, monthly, and yearly schedule for 19 residents.
  • Coordinate with St. Barnabas OR as well as 3 outpatient surgical centers.
  • Coordinate between orthopedic/podiatry services and hospital administration. 

Professional Affiliations

  • Member, American Podiatric Medical Association
  • Member, American Society of Podiatric Surgeons

Research

  • Ongoing: Pre-Exposure HIV Prophylactic Treatment for Surgical Staff
    • Joseph Berkovic DPM, Naveen Singanamala, MD
  • Ongoing: Injury to OR to Discharge: Geriatric Fracture Management
    • Joseph Berkovic DPM, Naveen Singanamala, MD
  • February 2013: Lower Extremity Complications of Leriche Syndrome
    • Joseph Berkovic, Jacqueline Buchman, DPM
    • Poster presented at Barry University
  • May-Dec. 2009: Bsc. Thesis: TBC1 and its Role in PsbC Translation
    • Research under the supervision of Dr. William Zerges, PHD Concordia University, Montreal Quebec, Canada

Scholarships/Awards

  • September 2013 – Clinical Podiatric Faculty Scholarship (awarded for clinical excellence to top 25 students)
  • August 2010 – Podiatric Medicine Academic Merit Scholarship (Received and maintained an academic scholarship offered through BUSPM

Community Service

  • Sept. 2012 – Special Olympics: A day for children: Fit feet program
  • 2010 – 2014 – Chevra Kadisha of South Florida: Volunteer provider of end-of-life services to the Jewish community of South Florida. 
  • 2008 – 2010 – Hatzalah Volunteer Ambulance Corp. of Montreal: Volunteer EMT