Dr. Rudy Herrera
Dr. Herrera is an ACGME fellowship trained, board certified interventional pain management physician. He obtained his medical degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. His residency occurred at the highly competitive Family Medicine program at John Peter Smith (JPS) Health Network in Fort Worth. Following residency Dr. Herrera was one of four selected into the Sports Medicine Fellowship program at JPS Health Network. He continued his training in interventional pain management in a ACGME accredited pain fellowship that was a joint venture between UT Southwestern Medical Center and JPS Health Network. He specializes in the evaluation, treatment and prevention of complex pain syndromes: Osteoarthritis, Back and Neck pain, Cancer pain, Pelvic and Abdominal pain, Chronic pain, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (reflex sympathetic dystrophy), Fibromyalgia, Headaches, Neuropathic pain, Shingles, Phantom limb pain, Post herpetic neuralgia and sports related injuries. Services include: implantable pain devices, trigger point injections, multifaceted medication management and titration, spinal injection, and nerve blocks. Dr. “Rudy” is known for his compassionate and holistic approach to pain management. If Dr. Rudy is not working he is spending time with his family as he takes his role as new father very seriously. Exercise is his passion. He achieves his goal to be physically fit by training for ultra-marathons, Ironman triathlons or century bike rides. Community involvement is something he values. This is evidenced by his participation in several school physicals and inner city school career fairs. Annually he serves as medical director for his church’s health fair. Dr. Herrera’s goal is to provide quality, compassionate individualized health care using advanced pain management techniques. “He strives to treat patients as family”.