Amputees Michael Berg and Ron King have similar stories and found a very
similar solution to their dilemmas.
Besides the fact they are our newest additions to the Ertl Reconstruction
and both endured similar accidents which resulted in multiple surgical
procedures, bone grafts, years of enduring incredible pain, skin grafts,
medication, physical therapy and extended hospital stays in multiple failed
efforts to save their lower legs.
Both Mike and Ron found resolution in not only receiving the Ertl
reconstruction procedure , regaining their previously physically active
lifestyles and mobility, but both volunteered to help the Barr Foundation
and amputees promote the benefits of this well documented amputation surgery
Ron has become the newest Ertl Webmaster upon taking the baton from founder
of the web site site and Ertl recipient and promoter, Dan Sheret.Those whom
regularly visit the web site will see additional improvements and
We thank everyone involved in helping amputees become aware of available
surgical options to become Whole Again
Read their personal stories and more at
free to reply with your own story for possible submission to the site.
ErtlReconstruction.com is a website operated/maintained by Ertl procedure
amputees, as well as supporters of the procedure. The included information
concerning the current practicing Dr. Ertl(s) is done out of respect for
them and to honor the memories of Janos Ertl, Sr. (the originator of the
Ertl Procedure) and William G. Barr, a Ertl recipient and avid advocate for
the proper surgical care for the amputee.
It is dedicated to all amputees whom have the will and desire to become