Alexander Hersel, MD, Anesthesiology, Newbury Park, CA, Thousand Oaks Surgical Hospital

AlexanderPHerselMD

Anesthesiology Newbury Park, CA

Pain Medicine, Pediatric Pain Medicine

PMIR Medical Center Founder, Pain Management Specialist, Anesthesiologist

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Summary

  • Dr. Hersel believes in a lifelong approach to the management of chronic pain. As the founder of PMIR Medical Center, he works closely with all of the healthcare professionals on your team to maximize the efficacy of your treatment. Dr. Hersel employs some of today’s most leading-edge procedures in the management of chronic pain, including using Botox® for tension headaches, migraines, muscle spasms and back pain. He also performs interventions that include epidural steroid injections, facet blocks, nerve root blocks, morphine spinal pump implants and discography. He is nationally recognized as one of the few highly trained physicians performing Spinal Cord Stimulator Implants for failed back surgery syndrome, and is one of the most experienced doctors in Southern California to use the technology.

Education & Training

  • UCLA Medical Center
    UCLA Medical CenterFellowship, Pain Medicine, 2002 - 2003
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital
    New York Presbyterian HospitalResidency, Anesthesiology, 1999 - 2002
  • Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
    Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer CenterInternship, Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, 1998 - 1999
  • Drexel University College of Medicine
    Drexel University College of MedicineClass of 1998
  • University of CaliforniaB.S., Major in Biology, Minor in Music Performance and Composition, 1989 - 1994

Certifications & Licensure

  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 2002 - 2021

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Immunology Departmental Honors Hahnemann University School of Medicine
  • Microbiology Departmental Honors Hahnemann University School of Medicine
  • Psychiatry (Psychopathology) Departmental Honors Hahnemann University School of Medicine
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Press Mentions

  • Cancer Support Programs
    Cancer Support ProgramsNovember 8th, 2017
  • New Treatment for Back and Leg Pain
    New Treatment for Back and Leg PainMarch 10th, 2017
  • Drs. Joseph Martinez, Owoicho Adogwal & More: 10 Spine, Neurosurgeons in the Headlines This Week — May 20, 2016 Featured
    Drs. Joseph Martinez, Owoicho Adogwal & More: 10 Spine, Neurosurgeons in the Headlines This Week — May 20, 2016 FeaturedMay 20th, 2016
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