Dr. Hertz Biography:

Dr. Hertz has been a leader in the field of pain medicine for over 25 years.

Since October 1991, Dr. Hertz has been a leading pain medicine physician at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center and also holds a faculty appointment at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.

Dr. Hertz founded and developed the pain medicine division and fellowship program at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center and has built the program into one of the premier programs in the country.

Dr. Hertz practices in all aspects of pain medicine.  He specializes in chronic pain diseases such as Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (RSD), Fibromyalgia, Facial Pain, and Neuropathic Pain.  He is skilled in performing spinal injections and treats various spinal problems including but not limited to spinal disc herniation, disk pathology, spinal stenosis, myofascial pain, and facet arthropathy.

Prior to St. Luke’s, Dr. Hertz practiced for 10 years at Lenox Hill Hospital as an attending anesthesiologist and pain management physician.

Dr. Hertz graduated Medical School from the State University of New York in Syracuse.  He also holds a dental degree from Northwestern University School of Dentistry in Chicago.  He completed his residency training at The State University of New York in Syracuse and The Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York City.  Dr. Hertz’s residency was in Anesthesia and he sub-specialized in Pain Management.

Dr. Hertz is nationally renowned physician in the field of pain medicine.  He has taught at conferences in the United States and abroad.