Dr. Maria Herrera, MD

Dr. Maria Herrera, MD

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 49
Dr. Maria Herrera, MD is a physical medicine & rehabilitation specialist in Central Islip, NY and has been practicing for 20 years. She graduated from Universidad Catholica De Navarra in 1991 and specializes in physical medicine & rehabilitation, sports medicine, and more.

320 Carleton Ave Ste 7000

Central Islip, NY 11722

Contact Information

(631) 517-9261

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Fidelis Care
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Low Back Pain
more than 59% of peers
Chronic Neck Pain
more than 55% of peers
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
more than 52% of peers

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5  Specialties

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Acupuncture
  • Massage Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Sports Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*

54  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Disorders
  • Back Injuries
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Hand Conditions
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Pain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Neck Pain
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylosis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Upper Back Pain
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14  Procedures

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

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  • Universidad Catholica De Navarra
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Cabrini Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Graduate Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998
  • SUNY Stonybrook Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000
  • SUNY/U Hosp
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • University of California At Los Angeles
    Other Education | Completed 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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What People Say About Dr. Maria Herrera, MD
I would definatelly recommend this doctor to anyone. Super nice and the staff is extra friendly. I was attended to right away and she really takes time getting to know you and see your improvement and how you are doing. 10/10!!!
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Brenda Sparo – Aug 11, 2018
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Dr. Maria Herrera Is Very Proffessional, Truly Caring About Her Patients’ Health And Really Knows What’s Best For Her Patients, I’ve Been Seeing Her For About 2 To 3 Years Now And With Her Help I’ve Improved My Health In Many Ways With Her Proffessional Advice And Care, In My Oppinion I Really...Read More
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Moises Carbuccia in East Patchogue , NY – Jul 26, 2018
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If I could leave Zero stars I would,wait time is ridiculous,she is unsure of what she’s saying to you if it’s in English...just a terrible experience...if you can by-pass the doctor and just see the physical therapist then you will be fine he was fantastic only reason I returned to this office.
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Debra Curtin – Apr 30, 2018
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Dr. Herrera is an excellent doctor and I have highly recommended her to friends.
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michael carney in West Islip, NY – May 17, 2017
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