Dr. Rion Berg
Dr. Berg was raised in Staten Island, New York. After attending the University of Michigan, he received his master's degree in physical therapy from Stanford University and his doctorate from the California College of Podiatric Medicine. His post-doctoral training was with his father who practiced podiatry in Staten Island for 43 years and at Straith Memorial Hospital in Southfield Michigan.
Dr. Berg has practiced podiatry in Seattle since 1980 and is Board Certified in Foot Surgery and a member of the American Podiatric Medical Association. He is on staff at Northwest Hospital where he has been the Chief Podiatrist at their Wound Care Center for over 15 years.
As Past President of the Rotary Club of Seattle NE, Dr. Berg has led ongoing efforts rallying Dollars For Scholars, building a Rotary Interact Club for high school students, and feeding the needy at the holidays. Dr. Berg spearheaded a "Shop Local" campaign for neighborhood businesses and with his fellow Rotarians past and present, have sponsored the annual Lake City Pioneer Days Kid's Parade for over 50 years.
He and his wife Michele raised their three children ini Seattle, have one granddaughter, and are often found sailing in their free time.
Lucy Gleeson, Office Manager
Lucy has been with our practice since 1989. She has an Associate of Arts degree from North Seattle Community College, which includes a certificate in medical assisting. She came with experience in reception, medical assisting and billing. She worked for 6 1/2 years in family practice and 5 years at Virginia Mason Gastroenterology Department. In our practice, Lucy's organizational skills and experience have been used in patient care, billing and for the last 15 years as Office Manager. Lucy and her husband live in Lynnwood. They have 4 grown children and 3 grandchildren. When not at work, Lucy and her husband enjoy spending time with their family, church activities and motorcycle riding.
Ed Cael, CPed
In our efforts to innovate and deliver the most comprehensive patient care, we've recently added the services of a Certified Pedorthist to our practice. Ed has been a pedorthist for over 10 years. He's trained in the custom-fabricating of medical devices that prevent or improve painful or disabling foot and ankle conditions. He works under the direction of Dr. Berg to provide therapeutic devices that assist in:
- Accomodating foot deformities
- Correcting misalignment of the foot and ankle
- Reducing damaging motion that can cause pain and deformities
- Improving balance
- Mitigating fall risk