Dov J. Berkowitz, M.D., founder of Advanced Orthopaedics, is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon who has dedicated his life to healing by providing high-quality medical care and personal attention – before, during, and after surgery. With three decades of experience in orthopaedic medicine, Dr. Berkowitz understands that acute-, accident-, and sports-related injuries can be incredibly debilitating and in some cases, they may create a life-changing hardship. For this reason, Dr. Berkowitz takes a holistic treatment approach to heal his patient’s injuries. He utilizes his well-rounded expertise and advanced training to place patients on a path to recovery and long-term wellness.
Dr. Berkowitz began his career in 1983 at the prestigious Mount Sinai Hospital in New York as a chief resident of orthopaedic surgery. The following year, Dr. Berkowitz completed his fellowship training in arthroscopic surgery. During these formative years, Dr. Berkowitz learned from some of the brightest minds in orthopaedic and arthroscopic medicine, who inspired him to become the highly-revered surgeon he is today.
Dr. Berkowitz was recognized for the outstanding care he provides his patients with Vitals Patients’ Choice Award and Compassionate Doctor Recognition for three consecutive years (2012, 2013, and 2014). The Patients’ Choice Award is granted to only five percent of doctors nationwide annually*, and commends doctors for the positive impact they made on their patients’ lives. The Compassionate Doctor Recognition is awarded to doctors who are highly rated for their bedside manner and strive to treat their patients with kindness and respect.
Dr. Berkowitz is well versed in all areas of orthopaedic medicine, and is a renowned expert in shoulder and knee arthroscopic surgery. Dr. Berkowitz also has expertise in sports medicine as well as hip, knee, and hand osteoarthritis. He operates at top-rated surgical centers and hospitals in the Tristate area, and is backed by a team of dedicated, friendly, and service-oriented professionals. His practice utilizes the most innovative technology in the industry to make procedures as minimally invasive as possible.
Dr. Berkowitz is a member of the Arthroscopy Association of North America, the Medical Society of the State of New York, and the Medical Society of the County of Queens. Dr. Berkowitz often attends orthopaedic and arthroscopic conferences around the country. In September 2016, he participated in a live activity titled “Knee Cartilage,” hosted by the Arthroscopy Association of North America in Rosemont, Illinois. In October 2016, Dr. Berkowitz joined shoulder surgeons from around the world, including world-renowned surgeon Dr. Stephen Burkhart, at an orthopaedic conference in Texas. At the conference, Dr. Berkowitz learned a new advanced procedure for rotator cuff repairs. Outside of healing patients, Dr. Berkowitz is devoted to serving his family, his friends, and his community. He is the founder of the Yeshiva Har Torah School, which started with 25 students, and now has nearly 700 students on its roster. In addition, Dr. Berkowitz actively supports organizations that help Jewish children learn about their backgrounds and the land of Israel.