Dr. Jennifer Hertz, MD

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Orthopedic Surgery | Female

Dr. Jennifer Hertz, MD
Dr. Hertz is a top orthopedic surgeon serving patients in the Greater Los Angeles area at her centrally-located practice on Wilshire Boulevard. Specializing in conditions of the elbow, forearm, wrist and hands, Dr. Hertz uses the most advanced techniques to treat an array of simple and complex conditions, including fractures, nerve injuries, nerve compression syndromes including carpal tunnel syndrome and tennis and golfer's elbow, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, vascular disease and injuries, ligament and tendon injuries and lacerations, overuse injuries, infections, nail deformity, and nail bed injuries. With extensive training in both conservative and surgical treatment of orthopedic issues, Dr. Hertz believes in providing each patient with individualized care based on each person's unique medical needs, lifestyle habits, treatment objectives and other factors. She works closely with each patient to develop customized plans of care aimed at achieving the best possible outcomes. Dr. Hertz earned her bachelor's degree at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, followed by her medical degree at Keck School of Medicine of USC. She completed her surgical training with an orthopedic surgery residency at LAC USC Medical Center followed by a fellowship in hand and upper extremity and microvascular surgery at the Philadelphia Hand Center – Jefferson University Hospitals. She also served as volunteer coordinator at Children's Hospital Los Angeles and participated in the Medical Scholars program. Dr. Hertz is committed to continuing her professional education and learning about new developments and novel methods of treatment so her patients have access to the broadest range of state-of-the-art care options. She maintains active memberships in the American Society for Surgery of the Hand, the American Association for Hand Surgery and the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, and attends lectures and teaching events to remain abreast of the most recent developments in her specialty area and in general orthopedics. Dr. Hertz' practice accepts most major insurance plans, and she speaks both English and Spanish.

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    Dr. Hertz's Reviews

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    4.4
    based on 7 total reviews (3 with comments)
    Dr. Hertz's Performance
    • Trustworthiness
      EXCELLENT
    • Explains condition(s) well
      EXCELLENT
    • Answers Questions
      EXCELLENT
    • Time well spent
      EXCELLENT
    Office & Staff Performance
    • Scheduling
      EXCELLENT
    • Office environment
      EXCELLENT
    • Staff friendliness
      EXCELLENT
    • Average wait time
      10 to 15 minutes
    Patient Comments (3)
    in Hawthorne, CA |
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    Los Angeles, CA |
    Dr Hertz is very professional, she looks for different ways to find a treatment for your pain to be able to help you better. Her appointments dont take long and its easy to schedule appts.
    in Long Beach, CA |
    Prolonged my pain and suffering by ignoring the facts that my arm was unstable and did not perform the surgery I needed to fix my arm after dr Kevin j Pelton negligently performed the first surgery at the same hospital( white memorial).
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    Dr. Hertz is a top orthopedic surgeon serving patients in the Greater Los Angeles area at her centrally-located practice on Wilshire Boulevard. Specializing in conditions of the elbow, forearm, wrist and hands, Dr. Hertz uses the most advanced techniques to treat an array of simple and complex conditions, including fractures, nerve injuries, nerve compression syndromes including carpal tunnel syndrome and tennis and golfer's elbow, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, vascular disease and injuries, ligament and tendon injuries and lacerations, overuse injuries, infections, nail deformity, and nail bed injuries.

    With extensive training in both conservative and surgical treatment of orthopedic issues, Dr. Hertz believes in providing each patient with individualized care based on each person's unique medical needs, lifestyle habits, treatment objectives and other factors. She works closely with each patient to develop customized plans of care aimed at achieving the best possible outcomes.

    Dr. Hertz earned her bachelor's degree at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, followed by her medical degree at Keck School of Medicine of USC. She completed her surgical training with an orthopedic surgery residency at LAC USC Medical Center followed by a fellowship in hand and upper extremity and microvascular surgery at the Philadelphia Hand Center – Jefferson University Hospitals. She also served as volunteer coordinator at Children's Hospital Los Angeles and participated in the Medical Scholars program.

    Dr. Hertz is committed to continuing her professional education and learning about new developments and novel methods of treatment so her patients have access to the broadest range of state-of-the-art care options. She maintains active memberships in the American Society for Surgery of the Hand, the American Association for Hand Surgery and the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, and attends lectures and teaching events to remain abreast of the most recent developments in her specialty area and in general orthopedics.

    Dr. Hertz' practice accepts most major insurance plans, and she speaks both English and Spanish.

    Dr. Hertz's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
    •  No board certification on record with Healthgrades
    •  No malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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    Conditions Treated

    • Bone Disorders
    • Broken Arm
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
    • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Distal Radius Fracture
    • Elbow Bursitis
    • Elbow Injuries
    • Fracture
    • Ganglion Cyst
    • Ganglion Cyst of the Hand
    • Gout
    • Hand Conditions
    • Intersection Syndrome
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Joint Pain
    • Laceration
    • Nail and Nail Bed Infection
    • Numbness
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hands
    • Radial Tunnel Syndrome
    • Scaphoid Fractures
    • Shin Splints
    • Skin Cancer
    • Stiffness
    • Systemic Sclerosis
    • Therapy-Related Acute Myeloid Leukaemia and Myelodysplastic Syndromes
    • Trigger Finger
    • Volkmann's Ischemic Contracture

    Education

    • Medical School
      University Of Southern California
    • Internship Hospital
      Lac Usc Medical Center

      Completed in 2009

    • Residency Hospital
      Lac Usc Medical Center

      Completed in 2013

    • Fellowship Hospital
      Philadelphia Hand Ctr-Thomas Jefferson U

      Completed in 2014

    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Spanish

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    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Procedures Performed

    • Carpal Tunnel Release
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Fracture Care
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Hip Replacement
    • Joint Drainage
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Knee Replacement
    • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Neuroplasty
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Steroid Injection
    • Trigger Finger Release
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate