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Specialties & Research

Dr. Herbert Gershen, MD is board certified in Ophthalmology.

Education & Awards

Dr. Gershen graduated from Rosalind Franklin University, North Chicago.


Dr. Gershen has 2 hospital affiliations:

  • Palo Alto Veterans Affairs Medical Center 
  • San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center 

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Additional Information
Dr. Herbert Joel Gershen MD is a male Ophthalmologist, has 48 years of experience and practices in Ophthalmology.
Where does Dr. Herbert J. Gershen practice?
Dr. Herbert Gershen has 1 office location.
Dr. Herbert Gershen practices Ophthalmology near Palo Alto, CA.
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