Dr. Herschel Kotkes, MD

Dr. Herschel Kotkes, MD

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Dr. Herschel Kotkes, MD is a pain medicine specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 13 years. He graduated from Technion-Israel Institute Of Technology / Faculty Of Medicine in 1998 and specializes in pain medicine, interventional pain medicine, and more.

305 E 55th St Apt 206

New York, NY 10022

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • MagnaCare
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
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more than 68% of peers
Low Back Pain
normal
more than 28% of peers
Intervertebral Disc Disease
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more than 23% of peers

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Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Acute Pain Medicine
  • Anesthesiology
  • Interventional Pain Medicine
  • Interventional Spine Medicine
  • Sports Medicine Pain Management
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Board Certifications

  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*
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Conditions Treated

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Procedures

  • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Cervical Facet Joint Injection
  • Cervical Medial Branch Block
  • Chronic Pain Management
  • Discography
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Injection
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Facet Block
  • Facet Joint Injection
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Injection
  • Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Lumbar Facet Joint Injection
  • Lumbar Medial Branch Radiofrequency Neurotomy
  • Lumbar Selective Nerve Root Block
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Pain Management
  • Radiofrequency Nerve Ablation
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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

  • Technion-Israel Institute Of Technology / Faculty Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • Hospital Of University Of Pennsylvania
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Hospital Of University Of Pennsylvania
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2005

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kotkes has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hebrew

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kotkes' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kotkes to family and friends
4.2
based on 5 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

  • 5
    (4)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Kotkes' 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
Under 10 minutes

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