Dr. Michael E. Berend is a fellowship-trained, board-certified, orthopedic surgeon.

He received his medical degree from Duke University School of Medicine in 1992. Dr. Berend was a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. As a resident Berend received numerous awards including:

  • 1994, 1995 and 1998 Piedmont Orthopedic Foundation Grants
  • 1995 Golden Apple Award for best teacher
  • 1997 AOA Zimmer travel award for resident research

Dr. Berend has published many peer review orthopaedic journal articles in publications such as:

  • Clinical Orthopaedics
  • Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery
  • Journal of Arthroplasty
  • Journal of Pediatric Surgery
  • Surgical Forum
  • Foot and Ankle International
  • Lasers in Orthopedics
  • Sabiston’s Textbook of Surgery

In addition, he has also presented research papers at notable national and international orthopedic symposia.