Michael Hermann, M.D.
Originally from Roanoke, Virginia, Michael Hermann graduated with a bachelor of social work from Southern Adventist University. He subsequently went to the Medical College of Virginia for medical school (with a scholarship) and completed his surgical internship at Vanderbilt University. After finishing his anesthesiology residency at Massachusetts General Hospital (the largest and original teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School), he decided to complete his pain medicine fellowship at the Stanford University Pain Management Center (recently awarded the American Academy of Pain Medicine Fellowship Excellence Award).
At Stanford, Dr. Hermann trained utilizing a comprehensive pain management approach. In addition to medications and interventions, he is a proponent of physical therapy and psychological treatments. His primary goals are sustainable and safe therapies for patients with chronic pain, including active modalities. He is trained in all major interventions for chronic pain including ultrasound and fluoroscopic techniques. Interests include spinal cord stimulation, peripheral nerve stimulation, and spine surgery.