Dr. Michael Gerling, MD

Dr. Michael Gerling, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 46
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Dr. Michael Gerling, MD is an orthopedic spine surgery specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 13 years. He graduated from University Of California, San Diego, School Of Medicine in 2000 and specializes in orthopedic spine surgery, neurological spine reconstructive surgery, and more.Read his story

110 Duane St

New York, NY 10007

Contact Information

(212) 882-1110

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • MVP Health Care
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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No malpractice claims found for New York
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Gerling's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Herniated Disc
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gerling treats Herniated Disc more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Gerling treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Intervertebral Disc Disease
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gerling treats Intervertebral Disc Disease more than 76% of his peers

Dr. Gerling treats this condition more than 76% of his peers

Cervical Spine Myelopathy
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gerling treats Cervical Spine Myelopathy more than 65% of his peers

Dr. Gerling treats this condition more than 65% of his peers

Dr. Gerling's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Fusion
  • Anterior Cervical Microdiscectomy With Fusion
  • Back Pain
  • Broken Neck
  • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Endoscopic Thoracic Spine Surgery
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Laminectomy
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoporotic Spine Fractures
  • Osteoporotic Vertebral Fracture
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Posterior Cervical Laminectomy
  • Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion Surgery (PLIF)
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Scoliosis
  • Scoliosis Surgery
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Decompression
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy

About Me

The ultimate goal is restoration of function, quality of life and pain relief. When spine surgery is needed there are a variety of options using the newest technology to minimize your surgical risks and recovery time. Spine surgery is performed using...

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Neurological Spine Reconstructive Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

2006
Henry Bohlman, Md-Casewestern Reserve University
Fellowship Hospital
2005
Ochsner Clinic
Residency Hospital
2000
University Of California, San Diego, School Of Medicine
Medical School
1995
University Of California
Undergraduate School
2006
2005
2000
1995

Languages

  • French
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • National Institute of Health Research Grant, 1996

Media & Publications

  • Numerous Publications in peer reviewed journals, text books and print media. National and International lectures and workshops for spine professionals.,

Dr. Gerling's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Gerling

4.1

Based on 32 reviews

5 Stars
71.875%
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
21.875%
(7)

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I can't say enough good things about Drs. Gerling and Pyun, as well as P.A.-C. Amoona and indeed the entire staff at Spine Care NYC. As I write this, I am 22 days post-op from double diskectomy and fusion of C5-7 (lower neck), and (after 5 years!!) back to (among other things) playing guitar...Read More
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I have been a patient of Dr. Gerling, and Dr. Pyun, not only is the staff very compassionate and understanding even through our pain and suffering they truly due their best to assist , not only has he done my spine and neck surgeries in the beginning very painful now you cannot even tell I had 3...Read More
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Years have passed after "Dr." Gerling did a MAJOR back surgery on me-a laminectomy-fusion. I'm still in an incredible amount of pain. Learn from me & stay far away from him and don't even recommend him to your worst enemy.
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Good hands I love him as surgeon
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I have nothing but wonderful things to say about Dr. Gerling. I have lived with chronic back and neck pain for 10 years. I had tried every single other route possible in order to avoid surgery; PT, epidural blocks, the list goes on. I'm currently 9 days out of surgery and cannot begin to express...Read More
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Aetna
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
MVP Health Care
MVP Health Care PPO
Oxford Health Plans
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare

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