Allan Herskowitz, MD

Allan Herskowitz, MD

Allan Herskowitz, MD

Allan Herskowitz, MDAllan Herskowitz, MD is a board-certified neurologist who practices general neurology at The Neurology Group, a renowned neurological practice in Miami. With 50 years of medical experience, Dr. Herskowitz provides a complete range of services for patients with neurological disorders. His specialties are sports medicine and Botox® therapy.

Dr. Allan Herskowitz currently serves as medical director and team physician for the Miami Heat NBA basketball team, a position he’s held since 1988. He’s also the medical director of the Neuromuscular Treatment Institute and an Associate Professor of Neurology at Florida International University Medical School. Dr. Herskowitz is a founding member of the Neuroscience Department at Baptist Health Systems and currently serves as the Chief of Neurology at Baptist Hospital of Miami. He is affiliated with Baptist Health South Florida, Jackson Hospital in Miami, West Kendall Baptist Hospital, and South Miami Hospital.

A native of New York, Dr. Herskowitz received his bachelor’s degree in chemistry from the University of Florida and obtained his medical degree from the University of Miami School of Medicine. He went on to complete his internship at the Tuft’s Division-Boston City Hospital and his residency at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York. He’s a fellow of both the American College of Physicians and the American Academy of Neurology. He is also an Associate Professor of Neurology at Florida International University Medical School.

Dr. Herskowitz has given dozens of lectures on a wide range of neurological topics and published numerous articles in peer-reviewed journals. He’s actively involved in neurological research and community education.

 

Specialties
Headaches/Migraines, Neurology

Board Certifications
Diplomate American Board of Neurology October 1973

Fellow American College of Physicians 1975

Florida Board of Computed Neurotomography December 1976

Education
Miami Senior High School, Miami, Florida
Honor Graduate September 1957 – June 1960

University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida September 1960 – May 1963
B.S. Chemistry

University of Miami School of Medicine, Coral Gables, Florida
Honor Graduate-Medical Doctor September 1963 – May 1967

Residency
Neurology Residency
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Department of Neurology
Bronx, New York June 1968 – July 1971

Memberships
Member American College of Sports Medicine July 1971

Member American Society of Neuro-Rehabilitation May 1992

Fellow in the Professional Team Physician Society 1998

Allergan Institute of Distinction 2005

Awards & Accolades
Alpha Omega Alpha – Medical School Honor Society June 1967

National Representative, State of Florida
American Academy of Neurology May 1977

President-Florida Society of Neurology June 1977 – May 1980

Consulting Editor
“Journal of Florida Medical Association” May 1978 – June 1978

Delegate Florida Stroke Committee May 1978

Fellow American College of Physicians June 1980

Fellow American Academy of Neurology July 1982

Consultant Editor
Miami Health Letter May 1988 – June 1993

American Medical Association Physician Achievement
Awards June 1986

Selected as one of the best doctors in South Florida
As chosen by fellow physicians in the Miami Metro
Magazine October 1999

American Medical Association Physicians Recognition Award 1980 – Present

Selected Top Doctors Florida’s Finest Physicians by Florida
Monthly Magazine June 2002

Chief Section of Neurology-Baptist Health Systems February 2002 – Present

Founding Member Neuroscience Department in April 2003 – Present
Baptist Health Systems

Accepts New Patients
Yes

Languages
English

Location
9090 SW 87th Court, Suite 200
Miami, FL 33176
(305) 596-2080

Hours
Monday and Friday
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Hospital Affiliations
Baptist Hospital
South Miami Hospital
West Kendall Baptist Hospital
Jackson South Community Hospital

 

Allan Herskowitz, MD is a neurologist located in Miami, Florida. You can contact his office at (305) 596-2080.