Jonathan Hersch, MD, FAAOS

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Jonathan Hersch, MD, FAAOS

Orthopaedic Surgery & Sports Medicine

PHONE: 561-417-3339

 | FAX: 561-417-3409

PHONE: 561-417-3339


Practicing since : 2000
Specialty : Orthopaedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
Tenet Hospital Affiliations : West Boca Medical Center
Language(s) : English
Personal Interests : Tennis, basketball, lacrosse, yoga, fitness, scuba diving, music, percussion (drums), art

Education & Certifications

Board Certifications

Diplomate, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Diplomate, American Board of Independent Medical Examiners


Medical School
New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY

Long Island Jewish Medical Center, New Hyde Park, NY – General Surgery

Long Island Jewish Medical Center, New Hyde Park, NY – Orthopaedic Surgery

Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH – Sports Medicine

Professional Experience

Professional Experience

Orthopaedic Surgeon and Sports Medicine Physician, Tenet Florida Physician Services, Boca Raton, FL 2012 – Present

Team Physician, St. Andrew’s School, Boca Raton, FL-Present

Medical Director, ATP International Tennis Championship, Delray Beach, FL-Present

Team Physician, Dade Christian High School, Hialeah, FL

Team Physician, St. Thomas University, Miami, FL

Medical Director, BMW ATP Tennis Championships, Sunrise, FL

Medical Director, Pro Tennis World Tennis Tournament ATP, Sunrise, FL

Medical Director, Fed Cup Professional Tennis Tournament, Delray Beach, FL

Head Team Physician, La Salle University, NCAA

Medical Director, Jewish Community Centers Maccabi Games, Philadelphia, PA

Assistant to Team Physicians, Cleveland Browns, Cleveland Cavaliers and Cleveland Rockers

Areas of Interest

Areas of Interest

  • Shoulder and Elbow Surgery
  • Knee Surgery
  • Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy
  • Fracture Care
  • Adolescent and Adult Care
  • Hip Arthroscopy
  • The Subchondroplasty® (SCP®) Procedure
  • Tenex® Procedure
  • Platelet Rich Plasma

Professional Affiliations

Professional Affiliations

Member, American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine

Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Member, Arthroscopy Association of North America

Member, Association of Tennis Professionals Medical Committee

Honors & Awards

Honors and Awards

  • Boca Raton Observer – TOP DOC, 2016
  • Cleveland Clinic Annual Research Day – Best Clinical Fellow Paper, June 9, 2000
  • American Orthopaedic Association 112th Annual Meeting Best Poster Exhibit Award, 1999
  • New York Pediatric Orthopaedic Club – Awarded First Prize for Resident Presentation
  • Simons Fellowship Research Award, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY

Diseases & Conditions

Diseases & Conditions

  • ACL Injury
  • Acute Sports Injuries
  • Ankle Sprain
  • Athletic Knee Injury
  • Joint Pain
  • Labrum Tears
  • Ligament injuries
  • Meniscal Tears
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Ankle Injuries
  • Biceps Tendon Injuries
  • Collar Bone Injuries
  • Elbow Fractures
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Ligament Injuries
  • Elbow Problems
  • Frozen Shoulder vs Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Hip Impingement
  • Hip Injuries
  • Hip Labrum Tear
  • Hip Pain
  • Internal Derangement of the Knee
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Knee Cartilage Injury
  • Knee Fractures
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Joint Disorders
  • Knee Ligament Injuries
  • Knee Problems
  • Neck and Shoulder Pain
  • Rotator Cuff Pathology
  • Rotator Cuff Tendonitis
  • Shoulder Arthritis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Fractures
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Injuries
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Problems
  • Sports Injuries

Treatments & Procedures

Treatments & Procedures

  • Arthroscopic Knee Surgery
  • Reverse Shoulder Replacement
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Fracture care
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Knee Surgery
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Ankle Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Elbow Surgery
  • Hip Arthroscopy
  • Achilles Tendon Insertion Repair
  • Achilles Tendon Repair
  • Ankle and Foot Arthroscopy
  • Ankle Cartilage (osteochondral) Defect Treatment
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Impingement Treatment
  • Elbow & Shoulder Ligament Reconstruction
  • Tendon Repair
  • Femoroacetabular Impingement (FAI) Treatment
  • Hip Labrum Repair
  • Advanced Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Proximal Humerus Fracture Repair
  • Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Shoulder Labrum Repair
  • Shoulder Stabilization

Boca Raton Office

6853 SW 18th Street
Ste M111
Boca Raton, FL 33433


Location Details

Monday thru Friday 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. - Same Day Appointments May Be Available.

If you believe you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately.

Arthroscopy for failed shoulder arthroplasty.

By: Hersch JC, Dines DM|Date: August 21, 2017|Source: Arthroscopy. 2000 Sep;16(6):606-12

Corrective supracondylar osteotomy for severe varus and valgus deformities after fractures of the elbow using the AO external fixator

By: Hersch JC, Handelsman J|Date: September 06, 2012|Source: J. Orthopaedic Transactions 22(2): 401-402, 1998-1999

Soft tissue complications after shoulder arthroplasty

By: Hersch J, Dines D, Thieme|Date: September 06, 2012|Source: Shoulder Arthroplasty: Complex issues in the primary and revision setting

Posterior instability of the shoulder following thermal capsulorrhaphy for multidirectional instability.

By: Fenn P, Hersch J|Date: August 21, 2012|Source: Arthroscopy. 2007 Feb;23(2):226.e1-4. Epub 2006 Sep 11

Corrective supracondylar humeral osteotomies using the small AO external fixator

By: Handelsman JE, Weinberg J, Hersch JC|Date: August 21, 2012|Source: J Pediatr Orthop B. 2006 May;15(3):194-7

Dr. Jonathan Hersch talks orthopedic surgery and sports medicine with The Palm 95.9 FM Radio titletag

By: Scott Greenberg | Date: August 16, 2018 | Source: OMG I'm getting Older and So Is My Mom | The Palm 95.9 FM & 106.9 FM Radio

Dr. Jonathan Hersch talks UCL elbow injuries, Tommy John Surgery for baseball players, with ESPN Radio titletag

By: Nolan Murphy | Date: May 10, 2018 | Source: ESPN West Palm 106.3 FM Radio

Boca Raton Doctor Now Using Minimally Invasive Handheld Arthroscope In-Office To Diagnose Knee and Shoulder Injuries titletag

By: David DIPino | Date: March 1, 2018 | Source: South Florida Hospital News and Healthcare Report

Dr. Jonathan Hersch featured in regional health news newspaper’s 2018 Salute to Physicians for his orthopaedic surgery, sports medicine care titletag

By: David DiPino | Date: March 1, 2018 | Source: South Florida Hospital News and Healthcare Report

Dr. Jonathan Hersch joins ESPN Radio to explain types of shoulder and knee injuries sidelining NFL QB’s Cam Newton, Andrew Luck and Ryan Tannehill titletag

By: Mike Mreczko and Nolan Murphy, ESPN West Palm 106.3 FM Radio | Date: August 13, 2017 | Source: ESPN West Palm 106.3 FM Radio, West Palm Beach, Fla.

Dr. Jonathan Hersch explains new treatment options for hip, knee and shoulder injuries during detailed radio interview titletag

By: Melissa Santiago, radio host | Date: July 20, 2017 | Source: WWNN 95.3 FM & 1470 AM Radio, Boca Raton, Fla., iHeartRadio app, AMP2.TV

Dr. Jonathan Hersch joins ESPN Radio to explain common injuries in the world of sports titletag

By: Mike Mreczko and Nolan Murphy, ESPN West Palm 106.3 FM Radio | Date: June 19, 2017 | Source: ESPN West Palm 106.3 FM Radio, West Palm Beach, Fla.

Dr. Jonathan Hersch explains football injuries involving the shoulder and hip during NFL Draft interview titletag

By: Mike Mreczko and Nolan Murphy, ESPN West Palm 106.3 FM Radio | Date: May 2, 2017 | Source: ESPN West Palm 106.3 FM Radio, West Palm Beach, Fla.

Dr. Jonathan Hersch explains the latest treatments available in orthopaedic surgery and sports medicine titletag

By: Community Connections with Norma G. | Date: April 11, 2017 | Source: iHeartRadio, WWNN 95.3 FM &1470 AM, Boca Raton, Fla

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