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|First Name: ||Martin |
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|Degree & Certifications: ||MD, PhD|
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|College: ||GME, Rush Medical College|
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Martin Herman, MD, PhD, was trained as an engineer and scientist at MIT in 1979 and was a James Scholar during his medical training at the University of Illinois. He completed a neurology fellowship at Queen's Square in London, his neurosurgery residency training at Northwestern University Medical School and an orthopedic spine fellowship at Rush University Medical Center. Dr. Herman was also awarded a PhD from the Northwestern University Institute of Neuroscience in 1992. His research involved the discovery of a significant molecular mechanism in neural apoptosis after spinal cord and cerebral injury.
Dr. Herman specializes in minimally invasive spine surgery which has lead to the design, invention and modification of spinal instrumentation used internationally.
A board certified neurosurgeon, Dr. Herman is on the State of Illinois Governor?s Advisory Committee on Spinal Cord and Head Injuries. He is the local training director for the program?s trauma rotation at Lutheran General Hospital.