Dr. Gerard Hershewe, DO

Dr. Gerard Hershewe, DO

Neuro-Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 66
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Dr. Gerard Hershewe, DO is a neuro-ophthalmology specialist in Reno, NV and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from Ks Univ Of Med & Biosci Coll Of Osteo Med in 1979 and specializes in neuro-ophthalmology and neurology.

75 Pringle Way Ste 605

Reno, NV 89502

Contact Information

(775) 329-4545

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Hershewe performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
very high
more than 99% of peers
Graves' Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers
Exotropia
very high
more than 99% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • Neuro-Ophthalmology
  • Neurology

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Internal Medicine**
  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

123  Conditions Treated

  • Acquired Coloboma
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Anisocoria
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blindness
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chorea (Excluding Huntington's Chorea)
  • Color Blindness
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diplopia
  • Disseminated Chorioretinitis and Disseminated Retinochoroiditis
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Esotropia
  • Essential Tremor
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Hypertropia
  • Hyphema
  • Hypotropia
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Juvenile Macular Degeneration
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Lyme Disease
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Meningiomas
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemangioma
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinoblastoma
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Strabismus
  • Stroke
  • Syncope
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vertigo
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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2  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Nevada.

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

  • Ks Univ Of Med & Biosci Coll Of Osteo Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Botsford Genl Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Okla Osteopath Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982
  • U New Mexico Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986
  • U Ia Coll Med Hosps & Clins
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hershewe has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hershewe's Reviews

4.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hershewe to family and friends
39 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (39)

  • 5
    (28)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Hershewe's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

He has incompetent office help. I had two doctors send referrals. Because they came in on different days they couldn't figure out they were for the same person. I waited and waited, calling each week to see if he had reviewed the referrals only finally to be told he didn't have time to see me. Then...more
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I had a bad experience here. Getting an appointment took forever, the wait time at the office was long, and he is super expensive. After all this, the guy tells me "be careful driving at night." Thanks grandma. Oh, and he didn't forget "come back in 6 months." What a waste of time
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Dr Hershewe was recommended by my neurosurgeon to assist in evaluating a tumor on my pituitary. The typical wait time is under 15 minutes and my typical office visit is 3 hours as he is very thorough with MANY eye exams. The staff is pleasant and Dr Hershewe has been wonderful communicating with my...more
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Staff is rude. Wait times are over an hour.
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Dr. &staff are great. Dr. Hershewe knowledge of the eye and thorough tests he and his staff perform helps me to trust Dr. and his staff. Am very thankful that he was able to see me in a emergency in short notice. Grateful for his knowledge and kind heart. Sincerely The Cooper's
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