Dr. Joseph L. Herson III, DO

Dr. Joseph L. Herson III, DO

Family Medicine | Male | 68 years old

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Dr. Herson III specializes in Family Medicine and practices in Columbus, OH. He practices at 1 location.

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based on 13 total surveys (5 with reviews)
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in Columbus, OH |
I almost hesitate to share how really good Dr. Herson is for fear that he'll have more new patients who I have to wait for him to treat when I am there. The wait in the exam room often seems long, but I know it is because he is taking the same time and care to explain and talk with his other patients as he does with me. Top notch doctor with a superior staff of nurses and staff. Even after moving to a new neighborhood, I willingly take two busses to see him, rather than find a new PCP.
in Grove City, OH |
Dr. Herson has been our family doctor for 25 plus years. I've tried to go to other doctors when I've moved and just couldn't do the drive. I could never find another doctor who cared as much about their patients as Dr. Herson does. All my children love and trust him as much as I do.
in Columbus, OH |
Dr. Herson is the primary physician for not only myself but my entire family. Both himself and the staff care so much for their patients. He has been treating me personally for almost 30 years. He is kind, thorough, and will stick with you throw thick and thin. I have struggled with bladder pain and recurring UTI's for years. His office was my only constant to make sure i got to the route of my problem and found specialists that could ultimately help me.
in Columbus, OH |
He is a great doctor. He took the time to explain everything and go over all the details with me. He pulled a chair and sat next to me while we were talking. He did a very thorough exam for my first visit. I'm very sad that my insurance plan has switched and I'm not able to see him any more.
in Columbus, OH |
We have been treated by Dr Herson for over 20 years . He is by far the most thorough physician in his field that I have seen or heard of . Great staff too !
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  •  Specializes in Family Medicine
  •  Board certified in Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine
  •  Malpractice claims in Ohio not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Allergies
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Emphysema
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Heart Disease
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Injuries
  • Menopause
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Musculoskeletal Injuries
  • Neck Pain
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Pneumonia
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Sports Injuries

Education

  • Medical School
    Philadelphia College Of Osteopathic Medicine

    Graduated in 1981

  • Internship Hospital
    Doctors Hospital

    Completed in 1982

  • Undergraduate School
    University Of Virginia / Main Campus

    Graduated in 1971

  • Other Education
    Temple University

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Family Medicine
  • Osteopathic Manipulative Therapy

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Acne Treatment
  • Allergen Immunotherapy
  • Allergy Shots
  • Allergy Skin Testing
  • Allergy Treatment
  • Asthma Testing
  • Audiogram
  • Biopsy
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gynecologic Cancer Screening
  • Immunization
  • Joint Injection
  • Pap Smear
  • Peak Expiratory Flow
  • Pelvic Exams
  • Physical Examination
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Tympanometry
  • Urinalysis
  • Vaccination
  • Well Baby Care

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