Dr. Bertics was born in Evanston, Illinois and was raised in suburban New Jersey. He received an undergraduate degree and an MD from Duke University. He then completed a medical internship at Beth Israel Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts. Dr. Bertics completed a neurology residency at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Children’s Hospital, and Beth Israel Hospital, which are all Harvard Medical School affiliates. Dr. Bertics also completed a fellowship in electromyography at Massachusetts General Hospital. He was board-certified in neurology in 1987, and has been in clinical practice in Raleigh since then as a general neurologist who sees adult patients. Dr. Bertics has worked both in a solo practice, and as a member of Raleigh Neurology Associates, which he joined in July of 2005.