A board-certified Oral and Maxillofacial surgeon with more than 21 years of experience, Dr. Hertz is one of the few Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons on the South Shore of Massachusetts to have earned both dental and medical degrees from accredited U.S. dental and medical schools. Dr. Hertz earned his dental degree at the prestigious School of Dentistry at the University of California at San Francisco. He completed his medical school and training in oral and maxillofacial surgery at the State University of New York at Buffalo during an intensive five-year residency program. The program included training in oral surgery, head and neck surgery, general surgery, and anesthesiology. Dr. Hertz served as Chief Resident of oral & maxillofacial surgery during his final year of training.
Dr. Hertz is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and of the National Dental Board of Anesthesiology. He is active in the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, International Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, Massachusetts State Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, American Dental Association, Southeastern District Dental Society, American Medical Association, and the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology.
Dr. Hertz has been awarded the American Association of Orthodontists Award for Demonstrated Exceptional Interest in the Development of the Oro-facial complex by his instructors at the University of California at San Francisco. He was the Alpha Omega Scholarship Award recipient, awarded to the member of the Alpha Omega International Dental Fraternity with the highest grades at his dental school.
Dr. Hertz enjoys his time at home with his family and traveling overseas.