Dr. Herscu graduated from Portland State University and from the National College of Naturopathic Medicine, Portland Oregon in 1986. He was Board Certified in Homeopathy in 1990 and has been in private practice since graduation.
Dr. Herscu has a general practice in naturopathic medicine with a specialty in classical homeopathy. He takes ample time with his patients to understand every aspect of their complaint and how that relates to the rest of their lives. He will also use modern medical approaches to support diagnostic work-ups.
Dr. Herscu has a special interest in working with children of all ages with a wide variety of issues, particularly those who have autistic spectrum disorders as well as other neurological conditions.
He is also a writer and teacher. His book, The Homeopathic Treatment of Children, Pediatric Constitutional Types is widely regarded as an essential textbook on pediatric homeopathy. He is the author of Stramonium, with an Introduction to Analysis Using Cycles and Segments and a two volume set on Provings, including with a Proving of Alcoholus. His book See the World, is geared to people who have a difficult time seeing the whole picture and has been enjoyed by children and adults since its publication in 2006.
Dr. Herscu began publishing the Herscu Letter in 1999. This email distance learning opportunity gives those who are unable to travel a chance to learn his logical and cohesive approach to practicing homeopathy. Dr. Herscu founded the pacesetting New England Journal of Homeopathy which was published from 1992 to 2002.
Dr. Herscu is an internationally sought-after public speaker and has lectured extensively in most countries in Europe as well as the United States, where he teaches other physicians and practitioners the art and science of homeopathy. Dr. Herscu is the founder and director of The New England School of Homeopathy.
In addition to Dr. Herscu's clinical and teaching work he has a keen interest in the biology and its relationship with drug development. For more information on his involvement in these areas see: Personalized Pharmaceuticals, Whewell Biosciences and The Herscu Laboratory.
Please contact us if you’d like more information on how to invite Dr. Herscu for speaking engagements.
When not working in the world of natural medicine, Dr. Herscu enjoys studying and working in the world of public health, spending time with his family, listening to and making music and exploring the natural world around him.