Department Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health
Primary Location Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health - Las Vegas
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Neurology
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Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis (ADEM)
  • Devic's Disease (Neuromyelitis Optica)
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Transverse Myelitis
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About Carrie Hersh, DO

Carrie M. Hersh, DO, joined the faculty at Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health in August 2015. She recently completed a neuroimmunology fellowship program at the Cleveland Clinic Mellen Center for Multiple Sclerosis Treatment and Research and is currently completing a master’s program in clinical research at Case Western Reserve University. She earned her BS degree in microbiology and neurobiology at University of Florida, graduating summa cum laude, and is a member of Phi Beta Kappa. She graduated medical school with honors from Nova Southeastern University-College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed her adult neurology residency training program at Cleveland Clinic.

Dr. Hersh has presented her clinical research at numerous national meetings and has also published several review articles on multiple sclerosis and related topics. She recently published a research study describing the experience of fingolimod, an oral disease modifying therapy, in clinical practice at the Mellen Center and is currently investigating clinical outcomes in patients on two oral disease modifying therapies, fingolimod and dimethyl fumarate. Up until the completion of her fellowship, Dr. Hersh was the site sub-investigator of an international multicenter trial investigating a new therapy for the treatment of neuromyelitis optica. She plans to continue outcomes research and remain involved in clinical trials supporting the advancement in understanding and treatment of neuroimmunological disorders.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Graduate - Case Western Reserve University
Clinical Research
Cleveland, OH USA

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH USA

Residency - Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH USA

Internship - Cleveland Clinic
Internal Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA

Medical School - Nova Southeastern University
Davie, FL USA

Undergraduate - University of Florida
Gainesville, FL USA


  • Neurology

Awards & Honors

  • 2015  Neurological Institute Research Day Clinical Fellow Award
  • 2015  American Academy of Neurology Fellows Scholarship Award
  • 2014  Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers (CMSC) Scholarship Award
  • 2012  7 th  Annual MASTER MS Fellowship Program
  • 2009  Psi Sigma Alpha, NSU
  • 2006  Sigma Sigma Phi Honor Society, NSU
  • 2004  Phi Beta Kappa, UF
  • 2004  Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, UF
  • 2004  University Scholars Program, UF
  • 2004  Chancellor’s List, UF
  • 2004  Presidential Recognition, UF
  • 2004  National Society of Collegiate Scholars Merit Award
  • 2004  National Dean’s List
  • 2002  Golden Key International Honor Society, UF
  • 2002  National Society of Collegiate Scholars, UF
  • 2002  Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society, UF
  • 2001  University of Florida Honors Program
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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To assure professional and commercial integrity in such matters, Cleveland Clinic maintains a program that reviews these collaborations and, when appropriate, puts measures in place to minimize bias that may result from ties to industry. Cleveland Clinic publicly discloses the names of companies when (i) its physicians/scientists receive $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) for speaking and consulting, (ii) its physicians/scientists serve as a fiduciary, (iii) its physicians/scientists receive or have the right to receive royalties or (iv) its physicians/ scientists hold any equity interest for the physician's/scientist's role as inventor, discoverer, developer, founder or consultant.* In publicly disclosing this information, Cleveland Clinic tries to provide information as accurately as possible about its physicians' and scientists' connections with industry.

As of 4/4/2018, Dr. Hersh has reported the financial relationships with the companies listed below. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.

Consulting and/or Speaking. Dr. Hersh receives fees of $5,000 or more per year as a paid consultant, speaker or member of an advisory committee for the following companies:

  • Genentech, Inc
  • Biogen Idec, Inc.

Public Health Service-Reportable Financial Conflicts of Interest. Cleveland Clinic scientists and physicians engage in basic, translational and clinical research activities, working to solve health problems, enhance patient care and improve quality of life for patients. Interactions with industry are essential to bringing the researchers' discoveries to the public, but can present the potential for conflicts of interest related to their research activities. Click here to view a listing of instances where Cleveland Clinic has identified a Public Health Service (PHS)-Reportable Financial Conflict of Interest and has put measures in place to ensure that, to the extent possible, the design, conduct and reporting of the research is free from bias.

* Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists subscribe to the guidance presented in the PhRMA Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals and the AdvaMed Code of Ethics on Interactions with Health Care Professionals. As such, gifts of substantial value are generally prohibited.

Patient Satisfaction Reviews

123 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.

Overall Star Ratings
4.9 out of 5
Explains 5
Listens 4.9
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 5
Knows Medical History 4.8
Time Spent with Patient 5
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

25 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Oct 30, 2018

I really love Dr. Hersh and all of her/the staff at Cleveland Clinic. I don't mind going to 'another' Dr. appointment because it's always pleasant. The care that I get there is A++!!

Reviewed on Oct 24, 2018

The entire experience was excellent. Dr Hirsch was top notch and very thorough.

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2018

Dr. Hersh is an Impressive doctor, she is very caring, comprehensive and dedicated to her patients and family member. Talking to her is very easy because she is understanding and you can see it in the time you spend with her during your scheduled visit and she is good at what she does. She is the best and her name is be Dr. Awesome!

Reviewed on Oct 2, 2018

Dr Hersh truly cares about my health and I have great confidence in her ability to treat my medical condition. she is outstanding.

Reviewed on Sep 26, 2018

Dr. Hersh is the best Dr!

Reviewed on Sep 25, 2018

love Dr Carrie! she is so sweet with the best knowledge for my disease and works with me to stay as normal as possible and will not allow any different! I've never had such a wonderful dr I'm actually excited to see

Reviewed on Sep 21, 2018

Dr. Hersh has a way with explaining things so that it is easy to understand and helpful.

Reviewed on Sep 19, 2018

every time I've come in to the office, I've been treated with nothing but respect and kindness. my doctor and her staff or excellent.

Reviewed on Sep 19, 2018

I can't say it enough, they're the best people ever ever come across in an office anywhere, anywhere and I've seen a lot of doctors offices LOL .

Reviewed on Aug 10, 2018

Overall it was the best doctors appointment I have ever had.

Reviewed on Jul 18, 2018

My Provider is exceptional. I have always been kept in the loop on all matters related to my health and treated with the upmost respect and empathy. Even though I have been mostly on the East Coast this year, I have never once thought of switching to a Provider closer to me geographically.

Reviewed on Jul 18, 2018

I have never had an experience like this at a doctors office before I felt like I was the only one that was important. I felt like finally I found the place that was going to help me

Reviewed on Jul 17, 2018

We weren't called into the exam room until 30 minutes past our appt time. I did try to find out how late the doc was running, but there was nobody staffing the front desk for 10-15 minutes.

Reviewed on Jul 13, 2018

Dr. Hersh is the best, smartest and most caring doctor i've ever had.

Reviewed on Jul 13, 2018

they are the best team I have never had a Dr that cares and going her distance for me I love Carrie Hersh I think who it spelt you know my Dr I love her and her team they are very caring and help full the only Dr to care I have ever been to she is a blessing as well as all her staff the receptionist everyone it was a blessing visit

Reviewed on Jul 13, 2018

I love them all best experience in there office and the Dr it was amazing cause she went the distance with explaining more in depth and informed of alot I'm blessed for them all all of them not just Dr the wholeheartedly team thanks to all of you again

Reviewed on Jul 11, 2018

this place is fantastic everybody is very helpful and my provider is the best!

Reviewed on Jul 10, 2018

everyone is always friendly. I have no complaints. This is a great office and Dr. Hersh always goes above an beyond. The receptionist are always great as well.

Reviewed on May 18, 2018

Dr. Hersch is very professional and personable. I believe that she knows and cares about me. I value her advice and recommendations and strive to be a responsive and responsible patient to honor her commitment to my care.

Reviewed on May 10, 2018

The referral was submitted requesting to see Dr. Le Hana Hua. I was scheduled with Dr. Carrie Hersh with no explanation provided not even scheduling conflict or lack of availability from Dr. Hua. Dr. Hersh has done an excellent job.

Reviewed on May 10, 2018

Doctor Hersh is very professional and caring at the same time. She's an amazing neurologist!

Reviewed on Apr 10, 2018

I love the staff and Dr Hersh. They work so well together. The Cleveland Clinic in Las Vegas is my favorite!

Reviewed on Apr 10, 2018

Dr. Hersh gave excellent instructions on medication and even to the depth that I wanted to know.

Reviewed on Dec 6, 2017

It is so easy to communicate with Dr. Hersh and her instructions are clear and easy to follow. She has a great attitude, is very professional, has an empathetic mind, and all of those qualities put me and everyone else at ease.

Reviewed on Dec 1, 2017

I need her to use words that I can understand. I have cognition issues so it can be difficult for me to understand

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