Dr. Allan Herskowitz, MD

Dr. Allan Herskowitz, MD

Neurology  |  
Male  |  
Age 75
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Dr. Allan Herskowitz, MD is a neurology doctor who practices in Miami, FL. He is 75 years old and has been practicing for 50 years. Read his story

9090 SW 87th Ct Ste 200

Miami, FL 33176

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
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more than 87% of peers
Headache
high
more than 87% of peers
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
high
more than 84% of peers

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Dr. Herskowitz's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Herskowitz "Allan Herskowitz, MD is a board-certified neurologist who practices general neurology at The Neurology Group, a renowned neurological practice in Miami. With 50 years of medical experience, Dr. Herskowitz provides a complete range of services for patients with neurological disorders. His specialties are sports medicine and Botox® therapy. Dr. Herskowitz currently serves as medical director and team physician for the Miami Heat NBA basketball team, a position he's held since 1988. He's also the medical director of the Neuromuscular Treatment Institute, and an Associate Professor of Neurology at Florida International University Medical School. Dr. Herskowitz is a founding member of the Neuroscience Department at Baptist Health Systems, and currently serves as the Chief of Neurology at Baptist Hospital of Miami. He is affiliated with Baptist Health South Florida, Jackson Hospital in Miami, West Kendall Baptist Hospital, and South Miami Hospital. A native of New York, Dr. Herskowitz received his bachelor's degree in chemistry from the University of Florida, and obtained his medical degree from the University of Miami School of Medicine. He went on to complete his internship at the Tuft's Division-Boston City Hospital and his residency at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York. He's a fellow of both the American College of Physicians and the American Academy of Neurology. He is also an Associate Professor of Neurology at Florida International University Medical School. Dr. Herskowitz has given dozens of lectures on a wide range of neurological topics and published numerous articles in peer-reviewed journals. He's actively involved in neurological research and community education."

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Specialties

  • Neurology
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Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
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Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chronic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diplopia
  • Dystonia
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Parkinsonism
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stiff-Man Syndrome
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo
  • Visual Field Defects

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Procedures

  • Botox® Injection
  • Botox® for Chronic Migraine
  • Chemodenervation
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University Of Florida, Gainesville
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Univ Of Miami Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1967
  • Boston City Hospital-Tufts Division
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1967
  • Bronx Municipal Hospital Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1971

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Herskowitz has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Herskowitz's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Herskowitz to family and friends
5.0
based on 1 review
Dr. Herskowitz's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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Dr. Herskowitz accepts 13 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
    BlueDental Choice
    NetworkBlue
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
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  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
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  • Neighborhood Health Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare
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Hospitals where Dr. Herskowitz has admitting privileges

Baptist Hospital of Miami
8900 N Kendall Dr
Miami, FL 33176
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