Joshua N. Berkowitz

 

Joshua N. Berkowitz, MD

Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics, Internal Medicine and Pediatrics

Primary Care and Interventional Sports Medicine

 


Weaver Crossing
1181 Weaver Dairy Rd.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514

Appointments:
Phone: (919) 962-6637
Referral Fax: (919) 966-7956

Provider Office
Phone: (919) 966-7095
Fax: (919) 966-6730

  • MD: UNC School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
  • Residency: Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, UNC School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
  • Chief Residency: Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, UNC School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
  • Fellowship: Primary Care Sports Medicine, UNC School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Clinical

  • Treating musculoskeletal conditions with traditional and novel therapies.
  • Helping people achieve and maintain their personal activity and fitness goals.
  • Working with athletes of all ages, interests and ability levels.
  • Using musculoskeletal ultrasound and minimally invasive procedures to improve care.
  • Providing medical coverage at sporting events.
2016 – present Assistant Professor, Departments of Orthopaedics, Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
2016 – present Team Physician, UNC Sports Medicine
2019 – present Associate Director and Continuity Clinic Director, Internal Medicine – Pediatrics Residency Program

 

Recipient, Floyd W. Denny Pediatric Society Resident Award
Presented to a pediatric resident for excellence in community service, scholarship, teaching and patient care.
Awarded 2014

Recipient, Robert C. Cefalo House Officer of the Year Award
Recipients of this award are house officers within UNC hospitals who have demonstrated a sincere empathy for patients and their families, an effectiveness in listening to and communicating with our patients; proven advocacy for and demonstration of the highest standards of patient care and maintained exemplary professional and interpersonal interactions with colleagues, staff, patients, and visitors.
Awarded 2013

Recipient, Janet J. Fischer Award
Presented to an internal medicine resident whose performance best exemplifies the qualities of Dr. Janet J. Fischer, in particular excellence in medical student teaching and serving as a positive role model for student doctors on the wards.
Awarded 2013

University of North Carolina School of Medicine Academy of Educators
University of North Carolina School of Medicine
Inducted 2013

Alpha Omega Alpha
University of North Carolina School of Medicine
Inducted 2010

Gold Humanism Honor Society
Inducted 2010

Peer-reviewed

Willett CS, Berkowitz JN. Viability effects and not meoitic drive cause dramatic departures from Mendelian inheritance for malic enzyme in hybrids of Tigriopus californicus populations. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 2007 May; 20(3): 1196–1205.

Berkoff DJ, Sandbulte ZW, Stafford HC, Berkowitz JN. Fibrin Glue for Olecranon Bursitis: A Case Report. Therapeutic Advances in Musculoskeletal Disease. 2016 Feb; 8(1): 28-30.

Berkowitz J, Moll S. Athletes and Anticoagulation: Return to Play After DVT/PE. http://www.acc.org. October 19, 2016. Accessed October 19, 2016. http://www.acc.org/latest-in-cardiology/articles/2016/10/19/15/13/athletes-andanticoagulation.

Berkowitz JN, Moll S. Athletes and blood clots: individualized, intermittent anticoagulation management. Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis. 2017 Mar 16. doi: 10.1111/jth.13676. [Epub ahead of print]

Non-peer-reviewed

Stafford H, Sakr M, Harrison N, Berkowitz J, Berkoff D. “Bloody Good Move.” Training & Conditioning. Nov 2011: 14–18. Print.

Presentations

Oral

Berkowitz, Joshua. Isolating and Sequencing the Gene(s) Encoding Malic Enzyme in the Copepod Tigriopus californicus for Investigation of the Evolutionary Process. Oral presentation given at UNC Biology Undergraduate Research Honors Symposium; 2005 Mar 25; Chapel Hill, NC.

Berkowitz, Joshua. Thoughts? Cognitive Bias and Medical Decision-making. Internal Medicine AHEC Grand Rounds. Invited lecture given at New Hanover Regional Medical Center; 2015 Feb 25; Wilmington, NC.

Berkowitz, Joshua. Concussion: On the Sidelines and In the Clinic. Internal Medicine Grand Rounds. Invited lecture given at WakeMed Hospital; 2015 Sept 22; Raleigh, NC.

Berkowitz, Joshua. Concussion: On the Sidelines and In the Clinic. Cone Health Medical Grand Rounds. Invited lecture given at Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital; 2016 July 22; Greensboro, NC.

Berkowitz, Joshua. Overuse Injuries in the Pediatric Athlete. University of North Carolina Pediatrics Grand Rounds. Invited lecture given at University of North Carolina Hospitals; 2017 Jan 19; Chapel Hill, NC.

Berkowitz, Joshua. From the Patient Perspective: Commonly Asked Questions from the Athlete with VTE. Invited lecture given at ACSM Annual Meeting, Symposium on Venous Thromboembolism in Athletes: Risk Factors, Treatment and Prevention; 2017 June 2; Denver, CO.

Poster

Sakr M, Boggess B, Berkowitz J, Stafford H. Tree in the Knee. Poster session presented at: AMSSM 21st Annual Meeting; 2012 Apr 23; Atlanta, GA.

Garneau W, Buzan A, Berkowitz J. IgA Nephropathy Initially Presenting with Rhabdomyolysis. Poster session presented at: ACP North Carolina Chapter Scientific Session; 2015 Jan 13; Durham, NC.

Berkowitz J, Stafford H. Muscle Mass? Poster session presented at: AMSSM 24th Annual Meeting; 2015 Apr 18; Hollywood, FL.

Berkowitz JN, Skinner AC, Lohr JA. Carrying the Weight: Athletics and Obesity in High School Football Players. Poster session presented at: Pediatrics Academic Societies Annual Meeting; 2015 Apr 27; San Diego, CA.

Berkowitz J, Ciocca M, Berkoff D. Severe Foot Pain Without Acute Injury in a Collegiate Football Player. Poster session presented at: AMSSM 25th Annual Meeting; 2016 Apr 17; Dallas, TX.

Berkowitz J, Register-Mihalik J, Herzog M, Blount J, Fonseca J, DeMaio V, Bloom OJ. Relationships between Demographics, Neurocognitive Measures, and Near Point Convergence in Pediatric and Adolescent Concussion Patients. Poster session presented at: AMSSM 25th Annual Meeting; 2016 Apr 18; Dallas, TX.

Florence AK, Berkowitz JN. Pain to the Bone: Refractory Thigh Pain in an Active Young Man. Poster session presented at: AMSSM 26th Annual Meeting; 2017 May 10; San Diego, CA.

  • Address

    NC