Dr. Michael C. Gerling, MD

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Dr. Michael C. Gerling, MD

Orthopedic Surgery | Male

NY ORTHOPEDICS 6900 4th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11209 Get Directions
(212) 882-1110

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Dr. Gerling's Review Details
3.4 based on 19 responses
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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Four tier laminectomy fusion done in March still in agonizing pain. Would not recommend this pompous surgeon to my worst enemy due to the pain and his open privacy policy.
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Neurological Spine Reconstructive Surgery

Board Certifications

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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Back Pain
  • Broken Neck
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy

Procedures Performed

  • Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Fusion
  • Anterior Cervical Microdiscectomy With Fusion
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Lumbar Laminectomy
  • Posterior Cervical Laminectomy
  • Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion Surgery (PLIF)
  • Scoliosis Surgery
  • Spinal Decompression

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  • 0
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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    University Of California, San Diego, School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 2000

  • Residency Hospital
    Ochsner Clinic

    Completed in 2005

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Henry Bohlman, Md-Casewestern Reserve University

    Completed in 2006

  • Undergraduate School
    University Of California

    Graduated in 1995

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
    • National Institute of Health Research Grant, 1996
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  • Media & Publications
    • Numerous Publications in peer reviewed journals, text books and print media. National and International lectures and workshops for spine professionals.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Russian
  • Spanish

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  • Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
  • Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Gerling's Office & Staff

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31 – 45 minutes

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Dr. Gerling's Care Philosophy

Refer to my website: www.michaelgerling.com