Dr. Joshua P. Herzog, MD

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Dr. Joshua P. Herzog, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery | Male

Ortho Virginia, Richmond 1400 Johnston Willis Dr Ste A, North Chesterfield, VA 23235 Get Directions
(804) 451-5428

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A retired Lieutenant Colonel in the U.S. Army backed by nearly two decades of experience in combat medical operations, Dr....
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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in Midlothian, VA |
More than 25 yrs of sever chronic spine pain & related nerve path issues left me debilitated & unable to walk. With so much to live for. I felt my life was growing short. In May 2016, I met Dr Herzog. After so many specialists, he was the 1st to properly diagnosed me. Surgery was set up ASAP and the results were immediately obvious. I have No More Pain anywhere nor related issues, I can alsstop many meds I no longer need. Today, 2 weeks post-op, I am walking 2 miles a day and feel Marvelous!
in Chaparral, NM |
With the fusion of L4-S1 extremely happy, I went from sometimes in the morning screaming in pain to practically nothing but being a little sore a day here , a day there
in El Paso, Texas |
Very knowledgable and great bedside manner.
Waltham, MA |
Dr. Herzog is exceptional. If you want your surgery done right, go to him!
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Specialties

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

Board Certifications

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  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

Dr. Herzog says..

Joshua Herzog has a passion for complex spinal conditions to include, degenerative spine, spinal deformity, tumor, trauma and cervical diseases.

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  • Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis
  • Adult Scoliosis
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Back Pain
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Disc Degeneration
  • Cervical Radiculopathy
  • Cervical Spondylolisthesis
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Scoliosis
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • 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
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteoporosis
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pinched Nerve in Back
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Compression Fracture
  • Spinal Instability
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Dislocation
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture

Procedures Performed

Dr. Herzog says..

Joshua Herzog is a pioneer is the world of minimally invasive spine surgery.  

Not every patient, however, is a candidate for a minimally invasive approach to spine surgery. To see if you are a candidate for this approach for spinal tumors, deformity, trauma, or degenerative disease you must be fully evaluated by a surgeon knowledgeable and experienced in these minimally invasive techniques.

Minimally invasive spine surgery offers several advantages over open surgery, which typically requires large incisions, muscle stripping, more anesthesia, a long hospital stay, and a long recuperation period. The benefits of spine surgery include:

  • A few tiny scars instead of one large scar 
  • Shorter hospital stay – a few days instead of a week 
  • Reduced postoperative pain 
  • Shorter recovery time – a few months instead of a year – and quicker return to daily activities, including work 
  • Less blood loss during surgery 
  • Reduced risk of infection
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  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Cervical Spine Reconstruction
  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Complex Spinal Deformity Correction
  • Complex Spine Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • 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
  • Spinal Discectomy
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Internal Fixation
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstruction
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Tumor Surgery
  • Spine Surgery
  • Vertebroplasty

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

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  • 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

  • Medical School
    Uniformed Services University Of The Health Sciences

    Graduated in 2001

  • Internship Hospital
    Madigan Army Mc-U Wash

    Completed in 2002

  • Residency Hospital
    Madigan Army Med Center

    Completed in 2006

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Harvard Medical School

    Completed in 2012

  • Undergraduate School
    Vanguard University

    Graduated in 1996

Awards & Recognition

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Board certified in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Herzog's Office & Staff

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10 – 15 minutes

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Dr. Herzog says...

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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Dr. Herzog's Care Philosophy

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.

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Dr. Herzog says...

Joshua Herzog has a passion for complex spinal conditions to include, degenerative spine, spinal deformity, tumor, trauma and cervical diseases.

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Dr. Herzog says...

Joshua Herzog is a pioneer is the world of minimally invasive spine surgery.  

Not every patient, however, is a candidate for a minimally invasive approach to spine surgery. To see if you are a candidate for this approach for spinal tumors, deformity, trauma, or degenerative disease you must be fully evaluated by a surgeon knowledgeable and experienced in these minimally invasive techniques.

Minimally invasive spine surgery offers several advantages over open surgery, which typically requires large incisions, muscle stripping, more anesthesia, a long hospital stay, and a long recuperation period. The benefits of spine surgery include:

  • A few tiny scars instead of one large scar 
  • Shorter hospital stay – a few days instead of a week 
  • Reduced postoperative pain 
  • Shorter recovery time – a few months instead of a year – and quicker return to daily activities, including work 
  • Less blood loss during surgery 
  • Reduced risk of infection