Michael C Gerling, MD Orthopedic Surgery

Michael C Gerling, MD

Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery Of Spine
Brooklyn, NY 11223 (6 other locations)
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About Michael C Gerling MD

Michael C Gerling, MD is a health care provider primarily located in Brooklyn, NY, with other offices in Brooklyn, NY and Brooklyn, NY(and 5 other locations). He has 22 years of experience. His specialties include Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery Of Spine.

Michael Gerling has received the following awards:


Dr. Michael C Gerling has 7 locations

Island Ambulatory Surgery Center 2279 Coney Island Ave Brooklyn, NY 11223
NYU Lutheran Associates Ovington Orthopedics 6900 4th Ave Fl 2 Brooklyn, NY 11209
Lmc Physician Services Pc 6900 4th Ave Brooklyn, NY 11209
Beverly Cornel Avendano Md 875 Poole Ave Hazlet, NJ 07730
Jersey City Radiation Therapy 631 Grand St Jersey City, NJ 07304
Joseph Sae Hyun Pyun Md 506 5th Ave # 2FF Brooklyn, NY 11215
Nyu Langone Ambulatory Care Bay Ridge 6740 4th Ave Brooklyn, NY 11220


Dr. Michael C Gerling has the following 2 SPECIALTIES

Specialty Expertise

Dr. Michael C Gerling has the following 18 expertise

  • Spinal Osteophytosis (Spondylosis)
  • Sports Medicine
  • Spinal Fractures
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Laminectomy
  • Joint Pain/Swelling
  • Scoliosis
  • Microsurgery
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Arthroscopy
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Herniated Disc
  • Joint Replacement
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Bone Fracture
  • Knee Surgery
  • Surgery


2 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award (2018)

    Patients' Choice Award Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2018)

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.


22 Years Experience

University Of California San Diego School Of Medicine

Graduated in 2000

Ochsner Health System


Dr. Michael C Gerling Accepts the Following Insurance

  • Affinity Essential Qualified Health Plans
  • CDPHP New York State of Health - Small Business
  • Fidelis Care NY State of Health HBX
  • First Health PPO
  • Green Leaf Plans
  • Healthfirst NY HMO ABCD
  • Healthfirst NY Silver Leaf
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Leaf Premier Plans
  • Oxford Freedom
  • Oxford Liberty
  • Oxford Metro
  • PPO

More about Dr. Michael C Gerling

Dr. Gerling is Director of Spine Services at Lutheran Medical Center and Assistant Professor at SUNY Downstate Medical Center. A fellowship trained spine surgeon and spine traumatologist, he sub-specializes in treatment of the cervical spine, spinal trauma, spinal disk disease, and minimally invasive, microscopic techniques. Dr. Gerling completed his undergraduate and medical schooling at the Berkeley and San Diego campuses of the University of California, before matriculating to residency at Ochsner Clinic in New Orleans. For fellowship, he had the honor of training under Henry Bohlman, MD, one of the grandfathers of spine surgery at Case Western Reserve University. He was a spine attending at the level-one trauma center, MetroHealth Hospital of Cleveland and he was elected into the Herndon Academic Honor Society before moving to Brooklyn where he is currently the President of the Brooklyn Orthopedic Society. He is one of 200 international members of the Cervical Spine Research Society, a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedics and a member of the North American Spine Society. He instructs surgeons in Spine Skills courses and lectures on spinal disease in multiple Instructional Course Lectures at each of these international meetings. Dr. Gerling divides his time between patient care and research activities, including two prospective clinical studies, two biomechanical studies and the innovation of a new animal model for studying whiplash injury. A noted writer and national speaker, Dr. Gerling has multiple publications in prestigious, peer reviewed journals and previously attained NIH grant funding and the North American Spine Society Travel Scholarship. He was also a recent finalist in the Fellow Research Award for the Cervical Spine research society and was one of the winning authors of the Brooklyn Orthopedic Society Research award in 2007.

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