Dr. Berthelot was born in Lutcher and received his medical degree from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans. He completed his residency at Womack Army Hospital in Fort Bragg, N.C., and served as a major in the United States Army Medical Corps.
Dr. Berthelot is board certified in Family Practice with added qualification in Geriatric Medicine. He is a member of AMA, AAFP and Washington Parish Medical Society. He is published in the Journal of Pediatrics, March 1977 and was awarded the U.S. Army Commendation Medal in 1980.