Hertzman MD, FACP, FAAFP, FACPh
Hertzman is a Board Certified Phlebologist and Board Certified Family Physician
with a special interest in Phlebology practicing in Los Alamos, Santa Fe, and
Northern New Mexico for 30 years. He is a graduate of Washington University
School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri. He is a Clinical Associate Professor
at the University of New Mexico School of Medicine.
He is a member and Fellow of the American College of
Physicians, the American College of Phlebology, and the American Academy
of Family Physicians. He is also a member of the American College of
Rheumatology and the American Venous Forum.
He has served as a faculty member and lecturer, and
has presented scientific papers related
to Venous disease at numerous National and international meetings related
to Phlebology. Recent research projects
include new treatments of venous disease and
of venous ulcers. He has
published an article on the treatment of patients with venous ulcers in the
international journal Phlebology. He is currently a Principal Investigator in
an FDA phase 3 study of treatment of
varicose veins . He has traveled to Honduras and to Mexico on humanitarian
missions to treat patients with severe venous disease.
Dr. Hertzman is a
member of the American College of Phlebology Committee on
International Affairs and Committee on Preceptorships. He is a National
Preceptor for the American College of Phlebology.
He was one of
the physicians who first recognized and reported the Eosinophilia Myalgia
Syndrome (EMS) linked to the use of L-tryptophan. Since 1989 he has been
involved in the clinical investigation of this syndrome. He has coordinated a
number of national and international conferences and projects related to the
investigation of EMS, the dissemination of information regarding EMS, and the
comparison of EMS to the Spanish Toxic Oil Syndrome.
Dr. Hertzman has published several book chapters and
numerous articles on topics including venous disease, hypertension, exercise
stress testing, and the Eosinophilia myalgia syndrome in well-known
peer-reviewed medical journals including the New England Journal of Medicine,
Annals of Internal Medicine, JAMA, Journal of the American Board of Family
Practice, American Family Physician, The Journal of Hypertension, Phlebology,
and Journal of Rheumatology. He also reviews manuscripts for several prominent
Between 1999 and 2003 he was
the Medical Director of the Los Alamos - Sarov Medical Partnership
supported by the American International Health Alliance and USAID. As part of
this recently concluded project he has developed models for delivery of care
for asthma, hypertension, women’s wellness, and diabetes in Sarov, Russia.