Eric Berkman, M.D. Profile

Education

2/16/1995 – 2/21/1995 62ND Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL
AAOS
30.50 Credit Hours
1/18/1996 – 1/20/1996 “Advances in Total Joint Arthroplasty”
18 Credit Hours
6/22/1996 Primary Care Orthopaedics
M.S.W. Hospital
7 Credit Hours
6/27/1996 – 6/29/1996 1ST Annual Fracture Management
Complications & Solutions
14 Credit Hours
10/7/1996 Specialty Grand Rounds
Update on Anticoagulants
M.S.W. Hospital
1 Credit Hours
2/13/1997 64th AAOS Annual Meeting
San Francisco, CA
29.50 Credits
8/23/1997 Impairment Evaluation Under Texas Workers’ Comp.
Category 1 AMA PRA/ 19 hours
3/19/1998 – 3/23/1998 65th AAOS Annual Meeting
New Orleans, LA
26.50 Credits
2/4/1999 – 2/8/1999 66th AAOS Annual Meeting
Anaheim, CA
28.50 Credits
2/20/1999 St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital
Medical/Legal Issues
Category 1/ 4.00 Credits
3/25/1999 The University of Texas-Houston Medical School
Hippocrates/ Managed Care
Houston, Texas
Category 1/1.0 Credit
2/3/2000 – 2/6/2000 AAOS
Comprehensive Sports Medicine:
An Athletic Perspective to Treatment, Controversies & Problem Solving, #3544
Category 1 / 23.0 Credits
5/2000 Smith Nephew Richards
Course Chairman
Basic Trauma Meeting – OR Personnel
Houston, Texas
1/7/2001 North American Hip & Knee Symposium
Smith Nephew Richards
Beaver Creek, CO
1/15/2001 EBI Phase II
Course Chairman
National Sales Meeting
Parsippany, NJ
1/31/2001 Challenges to Spine Surgery Symposium
Table Instructor
Tampa, FL
2/05/2003 AAOS 70th Annual Meeting New Orleans, LA
Category 1 / 28 Credits
11/7/2003 The Edward T. Smith Orthopaedic Lectureship:
Problem Fractures and Nonunions
Houston, TX
Category 1 / 8.5 Credits
03/10/2004 AAOS 71st Annual Meeting
Category 1 / 28 Credits
11/05/2004 The Edward T. Smith Orthopaedic Lectureship
Houston, TX
Category 1 / 6 Credits
06/20/2006 ABOS Recertification

 

Teaching Appointments

  • Associate Professor
    Dept of Orthopedics
    University of Texas Houston

  • Clinical Instructor
    Dept. Of Family Practice
    and Community Medicine
    September, 1995

  • Course Director and
    Lab Instructor: Smith & Nephew/Richards,
    “Current Concepts in Internal Fixation.”
    Houston, Texas 4/24/99

  • Lab Instructor: EBI, “Challenges to
    Spine Surgery Symposium”,
    Cancun, Mexico 4/30/99

Professional Memberships

  • American Medical Association
    Texas Medical Society
    Houston Orthopaedic Society
    Texas Medical Association
    Harris County Medical Society

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons

  • Board Certified

Hospital Affiliations

  • Memorial Hermann
  • Elite Centers for Surgical Excellence

 

Offices Held & Memberships

  • Foundation Surgical Hospital
    Governing Board
    2008

  • River Oaks Hospital
    Orthopaedic Trauma Director
    2008

  • Foundation Surgical Hospital
    Operating Room Committee
    2007

  • Good Samaritan Foundation
    Board of Trustees
    2004-2008
    2009-2012

  • Governing Board
    River Oaks Surgical Center
    2000-2008

  • Governing Board Chairman
    River Oaks Surgical Center
    2002-2003

  • Orthopaedic Section Chairman
    Memorial Hermann Hospital Southwest
    2005-2006

  • Infection Control Committee of the
    Medical Staff of Memorial Southwest
    Hospital for the year 1998

  • Head of Trauma Committee
    Memorial Southwest Hospital
    1996-1997, 1998-1999

  • Memorial Family Practice Program
    Volunteer Faculty
    Memorial Hermann Southwest

  • Orthopedic Service Line
    Memorial Hermann Southwest

  • Quality Assessment Committee
    1997-1998-1999

  • Patient Satisfaction Committee
    Memorial Southwest Hospital

  • President, House Staff
    Louisiana State University Medical
    Center 1990-1994

  • Outstanding Resident of the Year
    Louisiana State University Medical Center
    Shreveport
    1993

  • Harry Morris Award
    Louisiana Orthopaedic Association
    Resident Competition
    October, 1993

  • 14th Southern Biomedical Engineering
    Conference Best Resident Paper
    Shreveport
    April, 1995

 

Presentations

  • National
    • Berkman, EF: “The Relationship Between Bone Mineral Density and Burst Fracture Load: A Biomechanical Study.” Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society, New Orleans, LA., February, 1994
    • Berkman, EF: “A Method to Characterize Burst Fractures.” 14th Southern Biomedical Engineering Conference, Shreveport, April 7-9, 1995
    • Berkman, EF: “A Method to Characterize Burst Fractures.” 1995 American Orthopaedic Association’s 28th Annual Residents’ Conference, Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, March 29-April 1, 1995
  • Regional
    • Berkman, EF: “Biomechanical Comparison of Human and Canine Spines.” Louisiana Orthopaedic Association, New Orleans, LA., October, 1993
  • Local
    • Berkman, EF: “Complications of Derotational Osteotomies for Tibial Torsion,” Annual LSUMC Orthopaedic Surgery Alumni Weekend, Shreveport, LA., June 1992
    • Berkman, EF: “A Biomechanical Study of Burst Fractures in the Human and Canine Species.” Annual LSUMC Orthopaedic Surgery Alumni Weekend, Shreveport, LA., June, 1993
    • Berkman, EF: “Plaster of Paris as a Vehicle for Tobramycin in Osteomyelitis.” Annual LSUMC Orthopaedic Surgery Alumni Weekend, Shreveport, LA., June, 1994

 

Publications

  • E.F. Berkman, R.N. Kruse, D.P. Mukherjee, K.K. Sadasivan and J.A. Albright: Relationship between Bone Mineral Density and Burst Fracture Load: A Biomechanical Study. Transactions of Orthopaedic Research Society, 19 (2):530, 1994
  • E.F. Berkman, R.N. Kruse, D.P. Mukherjee, K.K. Sadasivan and J.A. Albright: A Comparative Biomechanical Evaluation of the Thoracolumbar Burst Fracture in Human and Canine Specimens. Orthopaedic Transactions, J. Bone Joint Surg., 18 (2) : 517, 1994
  • E.F. Berkman, R.N. Kruse, D.P. Mukherjee, K.K. Sadasivan and J.A. Albright: A Method to Characterize Burst Fractures. Proceedings of the 1995 Fourteenth Southern Biomedical Engineering Conference, pp 51-52, Apr. 1995
  • E.F. Berkman, R.N. Kruse, D.P. Mukherjee, K.K. Sadasivan, J.A. Albright: A Comparative Biomechanical Evaluation of the Thoracolumbar Burst Fracture in Human and Canine Spines. Submitted for publication
  • E.F. Berkman: The Effect of Unilateral Application of Local Hemostatic Agent in a Bilateral Total Knee Arthroplasty. Sept. 2005