Dr. Arnold Beresh

Podiatry
Newport News, VA
43 years experience male

Locations

Dr. Arnold Bersh, PLC

Newport News, VA

Address

417, Chadwick Pl, Newport News, VA
Directions

My office hours

Thursday: Closed
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Practice website

Fax

7572237653

Insurances accepted

Aetna Life Insurance Company

Anthem BC Life & Health Insurance Company

Cigna

CIGNA Health Care

Coventry Health Care

Health First Health Plan, Inc

Sentara Healthcare

UnitedHealthcare

WellCare Health Plans

About

Bio

I have been in practice since 1981 after completing the Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine, in Cleveland Ohio. I did my podiatric surgical training at Straith Memorial Hospital for special surgery in Southfield, Michigan. I practiced in suburban Detroit for several years and then moved to Virginia in 1984. I have been able concentrate on the office expanding its scope to include diabetic wound care and surgical procedures of the foot and ankle. I have seen many medical and technical changes as well many political changes in medicine in my 33 years of practice. I have recently retired from active practice as of August 15, 2015

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Podiatry

Licenses

United States: Virginia

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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 43 years experience
Several things: Ice, elevation, compression, rest.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 43 years experience
Many: You can purchase many different preparations at the drug store.
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A member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 43 years experience
Yes: You can always call the office and have it added into your record.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 43 years experience
Couple of things: You have a number of issues. I would continue in the orthotics for a month as long as pain is not increasing. Talk to your doctor, the orthotics may... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 43 years experience
Not frozen: Corns can not be frozen off.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 43 years experience
No: It will probably need surgery to restore its proper shape.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 43 years experience
Several things: Bursitis, arthritis tendonitis. See a podiatrist for exam.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 43 years experience
Many products: There are many products for toe nail fungus including oral anti fungals. Use a topical liquid, i find they penetrate the nail better.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 43 years experience
See your podiatrist: You could have a torn ligament or tendon.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 43 years experience
Many ways: There are many topical remedies such as acid, freezing them. They can also be treated with a laser or surgical removal.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 43 years experience
Yes: Both are caused by a virus.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 43 years experience
Yes: It is a fungal infection & can be spread.
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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 43 years experience
Several: Redness ot the skin, itching, blisters, swelling, flaky skin, pain.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 43 years experience
Couple of things: You want a shoe that has a good arch support built into it or buy an over the counter support to help it. For maximum support try a high top shoe tha... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 43 years experience
It depends: As long as you are wearing a comfortable shoe, that does not rub your foot or cause callouses or corns, you probable do not need to change.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 43 years experience
Maybe: As long as the toe is not deformed and you can put your shoes on and be comfortable there is nothing wrong with wearing your shoes.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 43 years experience
Maybe: You can always get a second opinion or discuss your reasons with your doctor why you would prefer surgery.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 43 years experience
Depends: If it is the big toe i would not recommend it.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 43 years experience
Antifungals: If you have tried otc antifungals then you may need a prescription for a topical antifungal or even a prescription for an antifungal in pill form.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 43 years experience
Go back to doctor: If it seems unusually long then you need to go back and discuss this with your doctor.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 43 years experience
No: If you rarely have pain, switch to a proper fitting shoe and do achilles stretching exercises, use an ice pack to the back of your heel 20-30 minutes ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 43 years experience
Calcium deposit: Spurs are calcium deposits or injury to the bonr that causes enlargement of the bone as a reaction to trauma. You can get a spur anyplace.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 43 years experience
Depends: It will depend on how it was treated, by surgery or just y a cast, but an estimate would be 8-12 weeks, it also depends on the type of fracture.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 43 years experience
Nerve: You could have an irritation of the nerve either at the ankle or ball of the foot.
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A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 43 years experience
Plantar wart: Plantar warts are the most common type.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 43 years experience
Different responses: People have different resposes. That is why there are so many preperations.
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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 43 years experience
See below: Good hygeine, soak in warm water with a small amount of baking soda. Go to the drug store and by some non-prescription Lamisil (terbinafine) cream.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 43 years experience
Talk to doctor: This would be best directed to the doctor doing your procedure.
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 43 years experience
No: Warts on the bottom of the feet are usually painful.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 43 years experience
No: But since it is a virus they can come back.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 43 years experience
See below: As long as there is no fractue pt can be started immediatly.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 43 years experience
It could: Warts get into the body thru open areas of the skin.
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 43 years experience
1 to 3: But this depends on the method used to freeze the wart.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 43 years experience
Orthotics: Custom orthotics made to a mold of your feet will give support nd relieve stress.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 43 years experience
Not really: I do see them in multiple family generations.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 43 years experience
Yes: It may take trying several different medications but they can help arthritis.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 43 years experience
No: There are many home remedies to treat warts.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 43 years experience
Yes: You can actually by them as a combined drug.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 43 years experience
See below: Massage, and alternating ice and heat.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 43 years experience
Shoes: I prefer to see that the foot is totally protected.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 43 years experience
Several things: You want a shoe that has good support and good cushioning.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 43 years experience
Depends: If the nail is thick or ingrown it may be pressing on the nerve and creat a burning sensation.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 43 years experience
Several ways: There are manytopical remedies, there is prescription antfungal memdication to take as a pill, thre is laser therapy.
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 43 years experience
Several ways: Good hygiene will help. Proper cutting and care for your toenails will help. Some people use an antifungal on a daily basis to help prevent fungal t... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 43 years experience
No: Normal athletic will not be strong enough in this region of the foot.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 43 years experience
See a doctor: You need to see a doctor who can prescribe proper medication to relieve the symptoms and reoccurance of the gout.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 43 years experience
Yes: They are a viruys which can spread by contact.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 43 years experience
Less than others: One of the advantages of laser is to reduce trauma and therefore pain.
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 43 years experience
See below: When swelling and pain are gone on motion of the ankle.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 43 years experience
See below: Could be an allergic reaction, could be a foot fungus.
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Testimonials
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Dec 3, 2012
I recommend Dr. Beresh. He is an asset to HealthTap and is well respected in the medical community.
Nov 20, 2012
I believe he is honest and sincere, his knowledge is excellent.
Mar 25, 2013
Will follow you on Health Tap
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Dr. Beresh, Thanks! This is a pretty comprehensive answer. Within another month or so if I haven't made significant progress I may look into the cost of a cortisone injection. I'll keep you update...Read More
HealthTap member
This was very helpful. Thanks! Ended up with surgery for OCD in talus and reconstructed ATFL and CFL ligaments after full tears. Fracture was the only thing that healed by itself! Thanks!
HealthTap member
Thank you, your answer or tip was very helpful! Thank you for giving a possible, if not accurate diagnosis oppose to just suggesting I see a MD U gave my question a thought! OTC tx helped!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine
Graduated 1980MD

Residency

STRAITH HOSPITAL FOR SPECIAL SURGERY
Completed 1981

Awards

Top Doctor, Second Place, Virginia - Winter
2013
Most Influential, Third Place, Virginia - Winter
2013
Thought Leader, First Place, Virginia - Winter
2013

Affiliations

APMA, VPMA, HRPMA, ACFAS,ABPS, CPC

Publications

Blue Toe Syndrome
Lateral Ankle Stabilization
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