Steven Herskovitz, MD
- Practice Specialty
- Clinical Neurophysiology, Neurology, Neuromuscular Medicine
- Medical Education
- Cornell University Medical College
- Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
- Montefiore Medical Center
- Main Location
Steven Herskovitz, MD, is Director, Neuromuscular Medicine and Director, Electromyography (EMG) Lab at Montefiore. He is also Professor of Neurology at our Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Dr. Herskovitz’s clinical focus is on the evaluation and management of all neuromuscular disorders, with a particular interest in electrodiagnostic and neuromuscular ultrasound assessment.
In 1976, Dr. Herskovitz received his Bachelor of Science in biology at the State University of New York at Stony Brook. He then attended Cornell University Medical College, where he received his Doctor of Medicine in 1980. From 1980 to 1987, Dr. Herskovitz completed his postgraduate training at Montefiore. During this time, he spent his first year as a medical intern and next two years as a medical resident. In 1983, he began a three-year neurology residency, becoming Chief Resident in the final year. He ended his postgraduate training with a fellowship in Electromyography and Neuromuscular Diseases.
Expanding on his clinical focus, Dr. Herskovitz’s research centers on clinical, electrodiagnostic and neuromuscular ultrasound assessment of neuropathies. His work has been published in many peer-reviewed journals, books, review articles and abstracts.
Dr. Herskovitz is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, including Added Qualification in Neuromuscular Medicine, and the American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine. He is a member of the American Academy of Neurology and the American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine.