Board Certification

  • Neurosurgery

Areas of Expertise

  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Neurointerventional Surgery



Georgetown University Hospital
Minimally invasive spine, neurointerventional surgery
Washington, DC

Internship and Residency

Georgetown University Hospital
Washington, DC

Medical School

University of Tennessee
Knoxville, TN

Undergraduate School

North Carolina State University
Chemistry, Biochemistry
Raleigh, NC

Hospitals Affiliated With

Holy Cross Hospital, Suburban Hospital
Holy Cross Germantown Hospital


Herzig DW, Stemer AB, Bell RS, Liu AH, Armonda RA, Bank WO. “Neurological sequelae from brachiocephalic vein stenosis”. J Neurosurg. May 2013, Vol.118, No 5, pgs 1058-1062. PMID: 23373799

Stemer AB, Bank WO, Armonda RA, Liu AH, Herzig DW, Bell RS. “Acute embolization of ruptured brain arteriovenous malformations”. J NeuroIntervent Surg 2012. PMID: 22406978

Gao S, Herzig DW, Wang B. “A Novel One-Step Conversion of Primary Amines to Nitriles”. Synthesis 2001, 544-546

Personal Interests

In his spare time, Dr. Herzig enjoys spending time with his wife Jamie, sons Knox and Duke, and their rescue dogs Dug and Lola


Dr. Herzig double majored in Chemistry and Biochemistry at NC State University. He worked at St. Jude Childrens’ Research Hospital in Memphis prior to earning his MD from the University of Tennessee. He completed his neurosurgical residency at Georgetown in 2014, with subspecialty training in Minimally Invasive Spine and Neurointerventional Surgery.