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About Dr. Richard D Bertken

Dr. Richard D Bertken, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Fresno, CA. He has 46 years of experience. His specialties include Rheumatology and Internal Medicine. Dr. Bertken is affiliated with San Ramon Regional Medical Center. Dr. Bertken has received 1 award. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

13 Ratings with 2 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Richard D Bertken is Great. Dr. Richard D Bertken has been rated by 13 patients. From those 13 patients 2 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Richard D Bertken is 4.3 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

UCSF Fresno Medical Education & Research

155 N Fresno St
Fresno, CA 93701
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Specialties

Dr. Richard D Bertken has the following 2 specialties

  • Rheumatology

    A rheumatologist is a physician who has received extensive training in diagnosing and treating rheumatic conditions. Rheumatic conditions involve the joints, soft tissues, autoimmune system, vascular system, and connective tissues.
    Some of the conditions that rheumatologists treat are rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, gout, sarcoidosis, vasculitis, and lupus. These are all conditions that involve a lot of pain and make mobility difficult. Rheumatologists use medications, such as analgesics, NSAIDs, steroids, DMARDs, infliximab, and adalimumab, as well as occupational therapy, in order to decrease pain and improve a patient's quality of life.

  • Internal Medicine

    An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.
    These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.
    In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Richard D Bertken has the following 10 expertise

  • Osteoarthritis
  • Tendinitis
  • Rheumatic Diseases
  • Lupus
  • Gout
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Patient Care
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis

Board Certifications

Dr. Richard D Bertken is Board Certified in 2 specialties

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Reviews

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Five Stars

Good doctor

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Very knowledgable in his trade

After seeing two other area specialist and receiving no conclusive diagnosis, Dr. Bertken correctly found out what type of rheumatism I had and what treatment was correct.

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Easy Appointment
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  • Awards

    1 Award

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2016)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Bertken is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Education

    46 Years Experience

  • University Of California Los Angeles David Geffen School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1972

  • Santa Clara Valley Medical Center

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Richard D Bertken accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS

Locations & Directions

UCSF Fresno Medical Education & Research, 155 N Fresno St, Fresno, CA

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