Born and raised in Los Angeles, Dr. Berkman attended The John Thomas Dye School and Harvard-Westlake. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from Tufts University in Boston, Massachusetts. She received her medical degree from Georgetown University in Washington, DC. She completed her dermatology residency at Georgetown University Hospital and Washington Hospital Center in Washington, DC, where she served as Chief Resident. Dr. Berkman also completed a fellowship in melanoma research at the Washington Cancer Institute.
Dr. Berkman specializes in performing total body skin examinations to evaluate moles and screen for skin cancers. She completed a 2-year research fellowship in melanoma and has been trained in the use of dermoscopy to evaluate pigmented lesions and moles. She provides surgical expertise for skin cancer and mole removal. Dr. Berkman also provides dermatologic care to infants, children, and adolescents. She treats a full spectrum of childhood dermatologic conditions, from eczema to acne, in a comfortable and nurturing environment.
She offers a full range of the most up to date and minimally invasive cosmetic procedures, including Botox ®, Juvederm ®, laser resurfacing, laser treatments for redness and dark spots, and chemical peels. Her philosophy is that her patients should look natural and refreshed, and never as if they have had “work done.”
Dr. Berkman maintains the highest levels of accreditation and pursues ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in medicine and dermatology.
Dr. Berkman is a Diplomate of the American Board of Dermatology, a founding member of the American Board of Medical Specialties. She is a member of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery and Society for Pediatric Dermatology. She maintains hospital privileges at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.