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Seth Herman, M.D.

Instructor in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School;Co-Director of Brain Injury Medicine Fellowship, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital
Instructor in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School
Co-Director of Brain Injury Medicine Fellowship, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital

Where I Provide Care

Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital Boston

300 1st Avenue, Charlestown MA 02129
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Certified Specialities
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Traumatic Brain Injury
Clinical & Research Interests
Specialize in the treatment of acquired and traumatic brain injury with the goal to optimize function and quality of life. Treat complications including spasticity, neurobehavioral sequelae, and other issues such as headache.
American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehab

Education & Training

Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital
Lahey Clinic
Medical Education
Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine
Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago - McGraw Northwestern University



View my most recent publications at PubMed

2013 Giacino J, Carter C, Charney C, Ambrosi, Doiron M, Herman S, Young T. A Systematic and Evidence-Based Approach to Clinical Management of Patients with Disorders of Consciousness. In: Barr B (ed) Handbook on the Neuropsychology of Traumatic Brain Injury. New York: Springer, in press.

2013Herman, S., Goldberg, R., Karamouz, N. Psychiatric Care of the Medical Patient.  To be published 

2013 Expert Reviewer for MGH Primary Care guideline on Concussion.  

This guideline will be used by Primary Care through out the Partners network to diagnose and guide clinical management of concussions.

Herman S, Liu K, Tian L, Guralnik JM, Ferruci L, Criqui MH, Liao Y, McDermott MM.  Baseline Lower Extremity Strength and Subsequent Decline in Functional Performance at six-year follow up in Persons with Lower Extremity Peripheral Arterial Disease.  J Am Geriatr Soc. 2009 Dec;57(12):2246-2252.

Herman S, Kiely DK, Leveille SG, O’Neil E, Cyberey S, Bean JF.  Upper and lower limb muscle power relationships in mobility-limited older adults. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2005 April;60(4):476-480.

Bean JF, Herman S, Kiely DK, Frey IC, Leveille SG, Fielding RA, Frontera WR. Increased Velocity Exercise Specific to Task (InVEST) training: a pilot study exploring effects on leg power, balance, and mobility in community-dwelling older women. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2004 May;52(5):799-804.

Bean JF, Kiely DK, Leveille SG, Herman S, Huynh C, Fielding R, Frontera W. The 6-minute walk test in mobility-limited elders:what is being measured?J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci.2002 Nov;57(11):M751-6.

Bean J, Herman S, Kiely DK, Callahan D, Mizer K, Frontera WR, Fielding RA. Weighted stair climbing in mobility-limited older people: a pilot study. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2002 Apr;50(4):663-70.

Bean JF, Kiely DK, Herman S, Leveille SG, Mizer K, Frontera WR, Fielding RA. The relationship between leg power and physical performance in mobility-limited older people.J Am Geriatr Soc. 2002 Mar;50(3):461-7

Colorado PC, Torre A, Kamphuas G, Maeshima Y, Hopfer H, Takahashi K, Volk R, Zamborsky ED, Herman S, Sarkar PK, Ericksen MB, Dhanabal M, Simons M, Post M, Kufe DW, Weichselbaum RR, Sukhatme VP, and Kallur Ri. Anti-angiogenic Cues from Vascular Basement Membrane Collagen.  Cancer Research 60, 2520-2526, May 1, 2000.