Dr. Matthew Berkman practices Emergency Medicine in Tucson, AZ. Dr. Berkman assesses patients who seek immediate medical attention at any time of day or night. Emergency Medicine Physicians are trained to efficiently work with each patient and situation no matter how acute or life-threatening. Dr. Berkman examines patients, determines means of testing, diagnoses conditions, and decides the best treatment methods.
Education and Training
Univ of Az Coll of Med, Tucson Az 2003
University of Arizona College of Medicine 2006
Emergency MedicineAmerican Board of Emergency MedicineABEM
- Beth Israel Deaconess Med Ctr, Emergency Medicine
- Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Program
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