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Richard Berkun, DPM

Practicing at our Bradenton office

Meet Dr. Berkun

Richard Berkun, DPM, is an experienced podiatrist who has been with Cortez Foot & Ankle Specialists since 1981 and sees patients at their main office in Bradenton, Florida. Dr. Berkun graduated from the University of Rochester and the New York College of Podiatric Medicine. He completed his surgical training at Sheridan Park Hospital in Buffalo, where he spent his childhood. He served on the Credentials Committee of the American Board of Podiatric Surgery and was a former Board Member of the American Diabetes Association. He is a former Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care inspector and has reviewed surgical centers all over the country. 

He is past President of the Manasota Podiatric Medical Society, a component of the Florida Podiatric Association. He is the CEO of Cortez Foot and Ankle Specialists. 

Dr. Berkun has contributed articles to the Bradenton Herald and "Sarasota" Magazine. He also is an avid golfer and sports enthusiast, and he enjoys the theatre with his wife, Sue.

Insurance Information

We accept most Medicare PFFS plans. Although we may not participate with all insurance companies, we can still treat you if you are allowed out of network benefits. Network participation can change at any time, call your insurance provider to check network participation/benefits.

Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Beech Street
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Cross Blue Shield Federal
First Health
Galaxy Health Network
Golden Rule
Humana PPO
Integrated Health Plan