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Dr. Hershman specializes in cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spinal disorders. He has a particular interest in complex spine and spinal deformity, as well as the surgical management of cervical myelopathy, and patients with osteoporosis.
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Dr. Stuart Hershman is a board-certified spine surgeon specializing in spinal deformity and complex spinal reconstruction. He earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania and his MD from Drexel University College of Medicine. Dr. Hershman completed his orthopaedic residency at the NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases. He continued his specialization in spine by completing the world-renowned fellowship in complex spine and spinal deformity surgery at Washington University in St. Louis. While there, he trained in all facets of spinal surgery including adult and pediatric spinal deformity, tumor, trauma, degenerative conditions of the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine and minimally invasive spine surgery.
Dr. Hershman has spent the past several years practicing in South Florida, specializing in the surgical management of cervical myelopathy, complex spine and spinal deformity in the adult and geriatric patient. He has specific interests in revision surgery, minimally invasive techniques to treat spinal deformity and the surgical and non-surgical management of spinal conditions in osteoporotic patients. His primary research focus is on patient outcomes.
Dr. Hershman is an active member of several international research organizations including the prestigious Cervical Spine Research Society, the Scoliosis Research Society and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery. He currently is involved in multiple ongoing research studies. Dr. Hershman has published numerous peer-reviewed papers, and his research has been presented both nationally and internationally.
Dr. Hershman participates in both clinical and basic science research. His primary interests are in post-surgical outcomes following cervical, lumbar, and thoracolumbar spinal deformity surgery. In addition, he has a particular interest in the surgical management of osteoporotic patients. He has investigated the results of numerous surgical techniques in an effort to minimize post-operative complications and post-operative pain following common and complex spinal procedures. Dr. Hershman’s research has been nominated for the prestigious Whitecloud Award and Hibbs Award by the Scoliosis Research Society.
The Orthopaedic Spine Center hosted a two-day spine symposium in conjunction with the Peking University Third Hospital.
The Orthopaedic Spine Center welcomed Dr. Alan Hilibrand for a presentation and Grand Rounds.
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