Dr. Steven Gershon is the Medical Director at Gershon Pain Specialists. As a Board Certified Physical Medical & Rehabilitation doctor, he provides compassionate care that incorporates traditional, alternative and holistic therapies for the best patient outcomes.up6lit1ljstonjiqdmen

Dr. Gershon has over twenty years of clinical experience and is highly regarded by his patients and colleagues, both locally and nationally. He is a Clinical Assistant Professor at Eastern Virginia Medical School working with both medical students and residents.

Dr. Steven Gershon is a nationally recognized speaker on Low Back Pain, Musculoskeletal Medicine and Myofascial Pain Syndrome. He has lectured in over 40 States and Canada as well as presented in Great Britain, Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands. In 2014 he presented a lecture at the prestigious Royal College of Surgeons in Dublin, Ireland.

Having participated in over a dozen clinical trials, Dr. Gershon is on the leading edge of pain management treatments, with the recent addition to the practice of medical weight loss and fitness.

 

Dr. Steven Gershon Curriculum Vitae

EDUCATION

New York University Medical Center, Rusk Institute, New York, NY

Chief Resident in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Riverside Regional Medical Center, Newport News, VA

Rotating Internship July 1988-June 1989

Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY Doctor of Medicine

Date conferred – June 1988

Tulane University, New Orleans, LA Bachelor of Science

Date conferred – May 1983

BOARD CERTIFICATION

Board Certified, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES

Fellow of the American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Virginia Society of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

International Spine Intervention Society

PASSOR (Physiatric Association of Spine, Sports and Occupational Rehabilitation)

The American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians

American Association of Neuromuscular & Electrodiagnostic Medicine

CLINICAL EXPERIENCE

2007 – Current     Gershon Pain Specialists, LLC, Virginia Beach, VA, President

1992 – 2007         Advanced Pain Management & Rehabilitation, P.C.,

Virginia Beach, VA, Managing Partner

1993 – 2007         Spine Works, Norfolk, VA, Medical Director of Sub Acute Program

1989 – 1992         New York University Medical Center, New York, NY,

Attending Emergency Room Physician

1991 – 1992         Doctors By Phone, New York, NY, Staff Physician

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS

Clinical Assistant Professor, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation,

Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA

Medical School Interview Committee Member for EVMS

ADVISORY PANELS

Ortho-McNeil Physicians National Advisory Panel

Johnson & Johnson Physicians National Advisory Panel

Educational Speaker, Pfizer Pharmaceuticals Group

Educational Speaker, Forest Pharmaceuticals Group

Educational Speaker, Covidien

Educational Speaker, Iroko

Cephalon National Advisory Board

Educational Speaker, Xenoport

Virginia Health Quality Center, Physician Consultant & Physician Reviewer

Medical Director Shoreline Medical Inc.

RESEARCH

Academic:

            “Exploring inhibition of platelet aggregation utilizing immunofluorescence techniques”,

Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY

Clinical:

Role                                        Medical Indication               Project Description/Goal

Principle Investigator              OA Knee                                 Phase III Comparison study for pain due to OA of Knee

Sub-Investigator                      OA Knee                                 Phase II Opioid treatment for pain due to OA of Knee

Principal Investigator              OA Knee or Hip                     Phase II Dosing ranging study double blind

Principal Investigator              OA Knee or Hip                     Phase III Transdermal patch to treat painful OA

Principal Investigator              OA Knee or Hip                     Phase IIIa Open label for transdermal patch for OA pain

Principal Investigator              Muscle Spasms                       Phase III Injection treatment of Muscle Spasms

Principal Investigator              Muscle Spasms                       Phase IV Open label injections for Muscle Spasms

Sub-Investigator                      Muscle Spasms                       Phase IV Open Registry for injection treatment

Principal Investigator              Migraines                                Phase III Nasal spray for Acute Migraine Symptoms

Principal Investigator              Chronic Pain                           Phase II Transdermal patch for Chronic Pain

Principal Investigator              Chronic Pain                           Phase IV Open label Opioid treatment

Principal Investigator              Low Back Pain                        Phase III & Phase IV opioid treatment

Principal Investigator              Low Back Pain                        Phase IV Comparison study opioid treatment

Principal Investigator              Low Back Pain                        Phase III Transdermal patch for pain

Principal Investigator              Diabetic Neuropathy              Phase III Blinded treatment for painful Neuropathy

Sub-Investigator                      Fibromyalgia                           Phase III Treatment for Fibromyalgia

Principal Investigator              Cervical Pain                           Phase IV Open Registry for Painful Cervical Dystonia

Principal Investigator              Pressure Ulcers                       Data collection study to assess a variability in SEM

Principal Investigator              Pressure Ulcers                       Data collection study to assess SEM in Pressure Ulcers