Nick Hernandez

Dr. Hernandez joined NeuroScience & Spine Associates in 2020. He brings expertise in both cranial and spinal procedures, with advanced training in complex and minimally invasive spine surgery techniques. He believes in a comprehensive, multi-disciplinary, and individualized approach to patient care. His goal is to identify the best treatment and management plan for each patient, whether that includes surgical or non-surgical options.


  • Undergraduate: Johns Hopkins University
  • Medical School: Sidney Kimmel Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University
  • Residency: Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
  • Chief Resident: Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
  • Fellowship: New York Presbyterian—Weill Cornell Medical Center


  • American Board of Neurological Surgery, candidate


  • Minimally invasive and open surgical approaches to diseases of the nervous system.
  • Routine and complex spine conditions including herniated discs, stenosis, scoliosis, degenerative diseases, and spine tumors, both benign and metastatic.
  • Peripheral nerve conditions such as carpal tunnel syndrome.
  • Brain conditions including meningioma, metastatic brain tumors, primary brain tumors, and trigeminal neuralgia.