Richard J. Herzog, MD, FACR

Director, Spinal Imaging
Chief, Division of Teleradiology

Dr. Richard J. Herzog is a Board-Certified Radiologist specializing in Musculoskeletal/Spine Radiology. He has published over  50 articles in scientific peer review journals and is a major contributor to texts related to the spine. He has been invited to serve as an instructional course faculty at the annual American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) and at the North American Spine Society (NASS). He has held Editorial Review positions for American Journal of Orthopaedics, Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedics Surgery, and the Journal Spine.

Dr. Herzog  has been an advisor to orthopaedic corporations and radiologic consultant for various sports teams. He is a member of the HSS Institutional Research Review Board and has been listed in the Consumer's Research Council of America's "Guide to America's Top Radiologists.

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Director, Spinal Imaging, Chief, Division of Teleradiology, Hospital for Special Surgery
Attending Radiologist, Hospital for Special Surgery
Professor of Radiology, Weill Cornell Medical College


Special Expertise

Orthopaedic Radiology
Sports Medicine


Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society
Fellow, VA Research
Fellow, American College of Radiology


American College of Radiology
North American Spine Society

Insurances Accepted

Affinity Access
Blue Cross HMO POS
Blue Cross PPO
Blue Cross Pathway
Blue Cross Pathway Enhanced
Emblem Selectcare
MultiPlan PHCS
NYS Empire Plan
United Healthcare
United Healthcare Compass

If your particular insurance plan is not listed, you may still have coverage subject to the availability of 'out-of-network' benefits. Please do not hesitate to contact our office if you have questions regarding your insurance coverage.


MD, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1967-1971


University of California, San Francisco, California, 1975


University of California, Gastrointestinal Radiology, San Francisco, California, 1975


National Board of Medical Examiners, 1972
Diplomate, American Board of Radiology, 1975

State Licensure

New York, Ohio

Richard J. Herzog, MD, FACR has contributed to the following educational materials:

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Selected Publications

Herzog RJ, Wiens JJ, Dillingham MF, Sontag MJ: Normal Cervical Spine Morphometry and Cervical Spine Stenosis in Asymptomatic Professional Football Players-plain Film Radiography, Multiplanar Computed Tomography, and Magnetic Resonance Imaging. Spine 16 (6S):S178-S186, 1991.

For more publications, please see the PubMed listing.

Dr. Richard Herzog, Radiologist

Contact Information

Office Locations

Hospital for Special Surgery
535 East 70th Street
New York, NY 10021

Tel: 212.774.2251
Fax: 212.774.7833

Mailing Address

Hospital for Special Surgery
535 East 70th Street
New York, New York 10021

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