Dr. Katherine Herzog, MD

M.D. Physiatrist

Dr. Katherine Herzog, M.D., is a physiatrist who joined the HealthBridge St. Louis team in 2020. Dr. Herzog is board certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation (PM&R), brain injury medicine, and pain medicine. She is particularly interested in brain injury medicine and is excited to bring her expertise in physical medicine and rehabilitation to the patients at HealthBridge!

BENEFITS OF AN IN-HOUSE PHYSIATRIST

  • Exclusively dedicated to rehabilitation, with the goal of improving quality of life and restoring everyday function
  • Regularly scheduled patient visits
  • Monitor any barriers to a safe discharge and ensure that the patient is ready to go home
  • Focus on the functional side of rehabilitation and recovery by closely monitoring the patient as they progress through therapy
  • Improve therapy outcomes by safely managing pain and medication
  • Diagnose orthopedic and neuromuscular conditions and recommend treatment strategies
  • Act as a liaison between the orthopedic surgeons, therapists, nurses, and patient
  • Meet with family regarding their loved one’s rehab process and what to expect after discharge, leading to increased patient and family satisfaction
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