R. Nick Hernandez, MD, a Neurosurgeon with NeuroScience – Spine Associates


Get to know Neurosurgeon Dr. R. Nick Hernandez, who serves patients in Lancaster and Lebanon, Pennsylvania.

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(YorkPedia Editorial):- New York City, New York Jan 27, 2023 ( – A top neurosurgeon, Dr. Hernandez joined NeuroScience & Spine Associates in 2020. He brings expertise in both cranial and spinal procedures, with advanced training in complex and minimally invasive spine surgery techniques. 

NeuroScience & Spine Associates is a talented group of highly-trained physicians, advanced providers, and staff members committed to serving the community through compassionate care and excellent outcomes. They pride themselves in offering: personalized and coordinated care, patient education, and excellent customer service. Their mission starts and ends with serving the community, offering a trusted and secure environment, and providing high-quality care through competency, reliability, respect, and empathy.

A firm believer in a comprehensive, multi-disciplinary, and individualized approach to patient care, Dr. Hernandez’s goal is to identify the best treatment and management plan for each patient, whether that includes surgical or non-surgical options.

His concentration is on minimally invasive and open surgical approaches to diseases of the nervous system; routine and complex spine conditions including herniated discs, stenosis, scoliosis, degenerative diseases, and spine tumors, both benign and metastatic; peripheral nerve conditions such as carpal tunnel syndrome; and brain conditions including meningioma, metastatic brain tumors, primary brain tumors, and trigeminal neuralgia.

Educated in the United States, Dr. Hernandez graduated with his undergraduate degree from Johns Hopkins University. He then went on to earn his medical degree from Sidney Kimmel Medical College.

Thereafter, he performed his residency at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, where he served as Chief Resident and his fellowship at New York Presbyterian–Weill Cornell Medical Center.

A true asset to his field, Dr. Hernandez is distinguished as a Diplomate of the American Board of Neurological Surgery (ABNS). The broad aim of the ABNS is to encourage the study, improve the practice, elevate the standards, advance the science of neurological surgery and thereby serve the cause of public health.

On a professional level, he is an active member of AOSpine, the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, the North American Spine Society, and the Congress of Neurological Surgeons.

Neurosurgery is the medical specialty concerned with the prevention, diagnosis, surgical treatment, and rehabilitation of disorders that affect any portion of the nervous system including the brain, spinal cord, peripheral nerves, and extra-cranial cerebrovascular system. Neurosurgeons are doctors who diagnose and treat problems with the nervous system, often by performing surgery on the brain or spine. They treat strokes, tumors, cervical and lumbar disc disease, infections, and head or spinal cord injuries.

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