New Pain Management Specialist welcomed by Adirondack Health
SARANAC LAKE – Under the medical direction of Dr. Pierre R. Herard, Adirondack Health has expanded its comprehensive range of procedure-oriented pain management.
Board certified in Pain Management as well as Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Dr. Herard has joined Adirondack Health’s medical staff to direct pain management services at Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake. Dr. Herard provides care for patients with a variety of chronic and acute pain issues. Treatment options are available for conditions including migraine and cluster headaches, sciatic pain, joint pain, back pain and pain resulting from surgery or physical trauma.
Dr. Herard offers care through a non-narcotic approach of interventional procedures. Joint, nerve and muscle injections, nerve blocks and Botox treatment for chronic pain conditions are available to patients, as well as implanted spinal cord stimulators that transmit impulses to relieve back, leg and nerve pain.
Dr. Herard completed his residency at Long Island Jewish Hospital in New York City, and comes to Adirondack Health with over 17 years of extensive and specific experience in pain management for acute and chronic conditions.
A referral from a primary care provider is needed and most forms of insurance are accepted. Referring physicians can schedule an appointment for pain management care, by calling (518) 897-2750.
Dr. Pierre R. Herard
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JOE RICCIO, Communications Director