Dr. Christopher Hersh, MD

Dr. Christopher Hersh, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 54
Dr. Christopher Hersh, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Norfolk, VA and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from University Of Kansas / School Of Medicine in 1990 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery and orthopedic surgery.

6160 Kempsville Cir Ste 102A

Norfolk, VA 23502

Contact Information

(757) 461-8300

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Ganglion Cyst
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hands
very high
more than 99% of peers
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

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2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

65  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Fractures
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Heel Spur
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thumb Basal Joint Arthritis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture


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29  Procedures

  • Arm Surgery
  • Basal Thumb Joint Reconstruction
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Ligament Reconstruction
  • Elbow Reconstruction
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Elbow Surgery
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Humerus
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Joint Drainage
  • Ligament Reconstruction and Tendon Interposition (LRTI) for the Thumb
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Steroid Injection
  • Tendon Surgery
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

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.


  • Duke University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1986
  • University Of Kansas / School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • University Of Texas Medical School At San Antonio
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • San Antonio
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • University Of Texas Health Science Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • The Hand Center At San Antonio Uthscsa
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • University Of Texas Health Science Center/ Hand Center Of San Antonio
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Duke University
    Other Education | Completed 1999
  • Mba
    Other Education | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hersh has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hersh's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hersh to family and friends
20 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Hersh's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr. Hersh did my hand surgery and even though what he found when he got in there wasn't what he anticipated, he handled it expertly. his bedside manner was excellent, I healed well and can barely see my scar at this point. I would highly recommend him. In fact, I now need another surgery and...more
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Avoid this doctor, he is the epitome of a quack. He writes prescriptions for medicines which aren't even made, then tells the pharmacy to just change it. So I've spent my day first at the hospital, then hours driving back and forth to get a prescription for pain after surgery, only to have the...more
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