As a physical medicine and rehabilitation physician, Dr. David Berkower helps his patients restore maximum health and quality of life. At Berkower Pain and Spine Rehabilitation, he uses nonsurgical treatments—including physical rehabilitation, injections, and medical management—to help people in Pembroke Pines, Florida who have chronic or acute pain.
Dr. Berkower is board-certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation with a subspecialty certification in pain medicine. He earned his undergraduate degree at Wayne State University in Detroit and his degree in osteopathic medicine from Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences in Kansas City, Missouri. He completed his residency training at Wayne State University, where he served as chief resident. Dr. Berkower completed his pain medicine fellowship at the Medical College of Virginia/Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia.
Dr. Berkower has been in private practice since 2004 and is active in teaching. He serves as an assistant professor of rehabilitation medicine at the University of Miami School of Medicine. Dr. Berkower has also published papers on spine-related topics in the American Journal of Pain Medicine and the journal Spine.
"I could hardly walk from my spinal stenosis. After two epidurals I felt like a new person. Thank you so much."
"I had horrific neck pain after the auto accident. After two facet injections and physical therapy my pain went away. Much appreciation for all you did to help me..."
"I had chronic back pain for twenty years. I had given up hope. The radiofrequency procedure you performed on my back took all my pain away. I can’t thank you enough."
"Thank you so much for the help you’ve given me! I feel so much better! My pelvic tail bone pain is gone."
" The combination of the patch and prescription took my back pain away completely! You are the best! From now on I will refer to you as my “miracle healer.”
"Dr. Berkower, your help and compassion are second to none. As your patient for the past 8 years, you have helped my wife, son and myself with our pain."
"I am so happy that I found you. Your patience, kindness and humaneness combined with your professional skill make you a one of a kind doctor."
"You guided me through several nerve blocks and therapy. I am pain free now two years later with no surgery ever done. Thank you so much."
"The Sciatic pain I had after giving birth to my first son was awful. I can’t thank you enough for giving me the sciatic injection. It took all my pain away."
"Dr. Berkower takes his time with his patients and is very attentive to their needs. His staff goes above and beyond to help the patients, they are excellent."