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Dr. Hersh Joins SLH’s Emergency Medicine Team

September 14, 2021

Emergency Medicine physician Pearl Hersh, MD, has joined St. Lawrence Health’s medical staff, and will be practicing at Canton-Potsdam Hospital, Gouverneur Hospital, and Massena Hospital.

Dr. Hersh earned her medical degree from New York Medical College, Westchester, NY; and received her residency training through Christiana Care Health System, Newark, DE, a Level I Trauma Center. She completed a Clinical Rotation in International Medicine through the Tel Aviv Medical Center in Israel, and in 2019 participated in the European Emergency Medicine Congress, Prague, Czech Republic.

“Practicing medicine in a patient-centric hospital was always a priority for me, and I was struck by the spirit of collaboration and collegiality throughout St. Lawrence Health,” Dr. Hersh noted.

“I was drawn to the North Country because of its strong sense of community and hospitality,” she added. “I am looking forward to learning more about, and serving the patients of the region.”  

Dr. Hersh is certified in Advanced Trauma Life Support, Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Pediatric Advanced Life Support, and Neonatal Resuscitation. She is a member of the Society of Academic Emergency Medicine, American College of Emergency Physicians, European Union Society of Emergency Medicine, and Emergency Medicine Resident Association.

Dr. Hersh provides comprehensive care in all matters requiring immediate attention, including chest pain, stroke, and seizures. She also provides care for burns, allergic reactions, difficulty breathing, and especially during these challenging times, infectious diseases relating to the management of coronavirus illnesses.

Learn more about Dr. Hersh.