Perry Herman, MD, FAAPMR

Congratulations to Dr. Perry Herman for being named a 2019 NJ Top Doctor for his excellence in Physical Medicine/Physiatry.

Perry HermanDr. Perry Herman is a board-certified physiatrist, also known as a Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) physician. He specializes in nonsurgical treatment of neck and back pain, and musculoskeletal injuries resulting from a sports, auto or slip-and-fall accident.

Patients experiencing pain, weakness or loss of function – preventing an active or independent lifestyle, often find help and hope, as wellness is restored. Dr. Herman’s focus is to strengthen what a patient can do, as he helps to improve and/or adapt what a patient finds challenging. This is accomplished with his unique holistic approach to acute and chronic pain. Integrating traditional, scientifically-proven pain methodologies with a whole-person strategy has been especially beneficial in hard-to-diagnose or difficult to resolve conditions, eliminating the need for invasive surgeries or the debilitating side-effects of prescription medication. In addition, by providing lifestyle counseling, Dr. Herman offers new and exciting strategies to slow down the aging process, encourage stress reduction and maintain optimal health.

Dr. Herman received his Bachelor of Arts from Indiana University, Bloomington, IN. He attended medical school and received his M.D. from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ. He completed his Internship and Residency at the Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, OH.

Professional Affiliations:

  • Staff Physician, University Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro
  • American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Physiatric Association of Spine, Sports and Occupational Rehabilitation (PASSOR)
  • American College of Sports Medicine
  • American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine
  • Institute for Functional Medicine

Dr. Herman “practices what he preaches” with his whole body approach to wellness. He immerses himself into a healthy lifestyle, which includes regular exercise, meditation, and diet. Dr. Herman and his wife, a speech therapist, have four children. He enjoys spending time with his family, reading, running and biking.

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