Dr. Richard A Berkson MD Endocrinologist

Dr. Richard Berkson is an endocrinologist in Long Beach, California. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Long Beach Memorial Medical Center and St. Joseph Health St. Mary. He received his medical degree from SUNY Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and has been in practice for 38 years. He is one of 13 doctors at Long Beach Memorial Medical Center and one of 3 at St. Joseph Health St. Mary who specialize in Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Endocrinologist: General Endocrinology

Hospital Affiliation

Long Beach Memorial Medical Center
High performing in Diabetes & Endocrinology

St. Mary Medical Center

St. Joseph Health St. Mary

Education & Medical Training

Kaleida Health/Buffalo General Hospital
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1972 - 1975

UCLA Medical Center
Fellowship, Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, 1976 - 1977

SUNY Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
Class of 1972

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Endocrinology & Metabolism

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

CA State Medical License
Active through 2013

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
2011

Publications & Presentations

Bilateral pheochromocytoma in pregnancy heralding multiple endocrine neoplasia syndrome IIA. A case report.
Tewari, K. S., Steiger, R. M., Lam, M. L., Rutgers, J. K., Berkson, R. A., DiSaia, P. J.

A study of the XYY syndrome in tall men and juvenile delinquents.
Marinello, M. J., Berkson, R. A., Edwards, J. A., Bannerman, R. M.

Insurances Accepted

  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California CaliforniaCare HMO
  • BCBS California PowerSelect HMO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • BCBS Tennessee Network 5
  • Blue Shield CA Local Access Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield California HMO
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry Carelink Health Plans PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • Health Net HMO - Employer Group
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Pacificare HMO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
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