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Dr. Christopher Hersh, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery ·  Male · Age 55

Dr. Hersh

The Hand Center

6160 Kempsville Cir Ste 102A Norfolk, VA 23502

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Dr. Christopher Hersh, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Norfolk, VA and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from University of Kansas / School of Medicine in 1990 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery and orthopedic surgery.

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(757) 461-8300

Dr. Hersh accepts the following insurance:

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Dr. Hersh's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
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Dr. Hersh treats Carpal Tunnel Syndrome more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Hersh treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Limb Pain
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Dr. Hersh treats Limb Pain more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Hersh treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Osteoarthritis of Hands
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hersh treats Osteoarthritis of Hands more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Hersh treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Hersh's conditions and procedures:

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Basal Thumb Joint Reconstruction
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Fractures
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Ligament Reconstruction
  • Elbow Reconstruction
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Elbow Surgery
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Humerus
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Heel Spur
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Ligament Reconstruction and Tendon Interposition (LRTI) for the Thumb
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neuroplasty
  • 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
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Tendon Surgery
  • Thumb Basal Joint Arthritis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Wrist Fracture
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement

About Me

Care Philosophy

The patient and the doctor are a team. The doctor is the coach helping the patient accomplish their health goals.


  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery


Duke University
The Hand Center At San Antonio Uthscsa
Fellowship Hospital
University Of Texas Health Science Center/ Hand Center Of San Antonio
Fellowship Hospital
San Antonio
Residency Hospital
University of Texas Health Science Center
Residency Hospital
University of Texas Medical School At San Antonio
Internship Hospital
University of Kansas / School of Medicine
Medical School
Duke University
Undergraduate School


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Dr. Hersh is the best. He's very knowledgeable, takes time with me to explain the problem and what surgical procedure needs to be performed. Very compassionate and caring. Nice personality, too.
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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 went right back to him for this one too.
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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 pharmacist tell me that the medicine doesn't exist the way he wrote it. It's sad when the pharmacist and their staff say the doctor has an attitude and they don't even want to deal with him. Just avoid!
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