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 and was the Chief Podiatrist at their Wound Care Center for over 15 years.
While Dr. Berg thoroughly enjoys helping people of all ages get back to the activities they love, he has a particular gift for working with children. He takes great care to ensure kids have a great experience at our office. We provide a box full of toys for the brothers and sisters of young people getting treated.
"We needed to see Dr. Berg right away to address my five year old's ingrown toenail before our holiday travels. He and his staff were flexible for us and SO kind. Dr. Berg did everything he could to ensure the my child's comfort. My child said, "I LOVED that doctor!" - Jessica R, Seattle
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.