Dr. Joshua Herzog, MD

Dr. Joshua Herzog, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 43
Dr. Joshua Herzog, MD is an orthopedic spine surgery specialist in North Chesterfield, VA and has been practicing for 6 years. He graduated from Uniformed Services University Of The Health Sciences in 2001 and specializes in orthopedic spine surgery, sports medicine, and more.Read his story

1400 Johnston Willis Dr Ste A

North Chesterfield, VA 23235

Contact Information

(804) 451-5428

Insurance Accepted

  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Bluegrass Family Health
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
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Top Care Areas

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

Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Low Back Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers
Back Pain
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Dr. Herzog's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Herzog "A retired Lieutenant Colonel in the U.S. Army backed by nearly two decades of experience in combat medical operations, Dr. Joshua Herzog is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in conditions of the spine and sports medicine. He graduated summa cum laude from Vanguard University in Costa Mesa, Calif. and received his medical degree from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, MD. He completed his internship and residency at Madigan Army Medical Center in Fort Lewis, WA, along with a spine fellowship at Harvard in Boston, MA. He holds faculty appointments at Baylor University, Texas Tech University, and the Uniformed Services University of the Health Services. Most recently, Dr. Herzog was Chairman of the Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation at William Beaumont Army Medical Center in El Paso, Texas. Dr. Herzog is a member of several professional associations, including the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, North American Spine Society, Army Flight Surgeons Association, and Special Operations Medicine Association. His research has been featured in numerous spine and orthopedic medical journals. Dr. Herzog has served three combat tours in Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom and earned the Parachutist Badge, Air Assault Badge, Flight Surgeon Badge and Pathfinder Badge. He plays soccer and is an active cyclist and runner, having completed 14 triathlons."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Herzog "Active and open communication is paramount in the treatment of Orthopaedic conditions. I believe the patient should be an active partner in their own care. My goal is to help inform patients about their condition and the treatment options available."

4  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Pediatric Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

60  Conditions Treated

  • Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis
  • Adult Scoliosis
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Back Pain
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Disc Degeneration
  • Cervical Radiculopathy
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Cervical Spondylolisthesis
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Scoliosis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hernia
  • Herniated Disc
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Fracture
  • Kyphosis
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lower Back Sprain
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Myelopathy
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoporosis
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pinched Nerve in Back
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Compression Fracture
  • Spinal Instability
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Dislocation
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Torticollis


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41  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Cervical Spine Reconstruction
  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Complex Spinal Deformity Correction
  • Complex Spine Surgery
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Lower Spine Surgery
  • Lumbar Spine Surgery
  • Microsurgical Spine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Pediatric Spine Surgery
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Spinal Discectomy
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Internal Fixation
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstruction
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Tumor Surgery
  • Spine Surgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Vertebroplasty


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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

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.


  • Vanguard University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1996
  • Uniformed Services University Of The Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • Madigan Army Mc-U Wash
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Madigan Army Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2006
  • Harvard Medical School
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2012

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Herzog has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Herzog's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Herzog to family and friends
31 total reviews (19 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (31)

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Dr. Herzog's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (19)

After steroid injections in my lower back failed to relieve my pain and numbness in my legs Dr. Herzog decided to do surgery. He never rushed me and it was more like a last resort. He did a TLIF fusion on L4-L5. He explained everything before hand and what to expect during and after surgery. The...more
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He's a caring and personable Doctor, and he explains everything to you about what needs to be done, in a way that patients can understand.. I had suffer with lower back pain for years and I can honestly say afte my lumbar fusion was done and I awoke, I had no pain at all. It was gone! Up and...more
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Prior to my L5/S1 fusion I was very limited in the amount of exercise I could do, not mention the terrible pain from simply standing. I'm 6 months post-op and I am back to cycling 60 miles and lifting weights. I feel so much healthier and younger. Thanks to Dr. Herzog.
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Scott - Thank you for the thoughtful message! Best, Sarah

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Dr. Herzog has given me my life back. I have had decades of back pain and two years of left hip and leg pain with weakness resulting in very limited activity and mobility. He fought for me with my insurance company to get a MRI and once he pinpointed the problem, I had an epidural steroid...more
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Susan - Thank you for taking the time out of your day to write such a nice, thought-out message. It is truly appreciated. Best, Sarah

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I couldn't walk for 2 weeks and messed around with shots to my back to no avail. I saw Dr. Herzog and he did a micro discetomy and I haven't moved this well in years. He was the best Dr I've seen about my back and 3 months after surgery I'm doing everything I couldn't before. Thanks to the most...more
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Jed - Thank you for sharing your story and kind feedback! Best, Sarah

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