Director Brain Injury Medicine Fellowship
Harvard Medical School/Spauding Rehabilitation Hospital
Seth Herman is a board certified physiatrist in brain injury medicine. He entered his undergraduate studies with the desire to pursue pre-medical education but became interested in studying the classics thus he majored in Classical Civilization along with Conservation Biology. He then spent time after his undergraduate studies studying and developing anti-angiogenic proteins for the treatment of cancer. This was followed by clinical research under the mentorship of Dr. Jonathan Bean, physiatrist specializing in investigating interventions to improve the function and reduce disability in mobility limited elders. He was able to complete published peer reviewed work in both these endeavors. He completed a post bachelor degree at Harvard University Extension School in the Health Careers Program. He then completed his medical training at Penn State College of Medicine followed by residency training at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago/Northwestern Medical School. He decided to pursue further training through the Neuro-rehabilitation Fellowship at Harvard Medical School Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation/Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital. He was ultimately hired as an attending for the Traumatic Brain Injury Unit and joined the Home Base Program as well in 2010. He specializes in the care of both traumatic and acquired brain injury patients of all severity including managing neuro-behavioral/cognitive/somatic deficits, spasticity, pain, headache, and other areas such as concussion and post concussion symptoms. He is Co Director of the Harvard Medical School/Spaulding Rehabilitation Brain Injury Medicine Fellowship.