Dr. Adam Hershkin, founder of New York Oral & Facial Surgery, is a board certified Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon with a concentration in advanced office-based surgery such as complex bone grafting and dental implant reconstruction, difficult wisdom tooth extraction, exposure of impacted canines for orthodontic purposes, as well as conservative treatment of TMJ disorders and oral pathology.
Dr. Hershkin was born in New York City and raised on Long Island. He attended the University of Wisconsin – Madison, where he earned his undergraduate degree in 1996. It was there that Dr. Hershkin first became involved in healthcare and teaching, performing medical research and teaching classes in the department of anatomy. Before graduating, Dr. Hershkin lived in London for several months where he collaborated on a research project in the department of anatomy at Kings College.
Dr. Hershkin went on to dental school at Temple University in Philadelphia, where he found himself drawn to oral and maxillofacial surgery. He was elected secretary of the oral and maxillofacial surgery honor society and earned his DMD in 2001. After completing a surgical internship in oral and maxillofacial surgery at the Medical College of Virginia Hospital in Richmond, Dr. Hershkin returned to New York as a resident in oral and maxillofacial surgery at St. Luke’s – Roosevelt Hospital in Manhattan, where he served as Chief Resident. Dr. Hershkin is a co-author of a chapter on oral and maxillofacial regional anesthesia in a textbook titled, “Peripheral Nerve Blocks – Principles and Practice”, as well as the author of multiple published case reports. Dr. Hershkin enjoys teaching and has lectured on various topics to residents in training as well as to his peers. He is on staff at St. Luke’s – Roosevelt Mt. Sinai Hospitals.
"Outstanding! - Dr was very friendly and took the time to listen to me."
October 15, 2020
"Very Satisfied and extremely glad with the overall care and treatment - Very confident doctor and the staff are pleasant and helpful."
February 27, 2020
"Nervous frown when entering, confident smile when leaving. - Having a wisdom tooth pulled is never a pleasant experience, especially when your imagination gets ahead of you about the pain and recovery time.
Dr Hershkin explained everything to me step by step and even told me what to expect during the procedure. They let you choose your own music, and the entire experience was as peaceful (and with ..."Read more
February 20, 2020
"Highly recommend! - Very positive experience with Dr Hershkin and his staff. He is very professional, patient and friendly. For my own sake I wish not have to see him again but I will definitely recommend Dr H to my friends and family!"
February 12, 2020
"Painless experience, attentive doctor! - Dr. Hershkin is a doctor that takes extra time to talk with his patients and listen to their questions/concerns. Something that is very refreshing for this day and age...and New York City! He is very attentive, even texting me after my procedure...on a weekend night! The overall experience was surprisingly mostly painless and I have already recommended him ..."Read more
January 30, 2020
"Amazing experience on a difficult procedure - From Dr. Hershkin to every member of his staff, everyone was pleasant and went out of their way to make a difficult experience as comfortable as possible. I would highly recommend Dr. Hershkin to anyone who needs wisdom teeth removal or oral surgery."
January 30, 2020
"very smooth procedure with an easy recovery - it was a very good experience. i hardly noticed the procedure and felt very little pain afterwards."
January 30, 2020
"a true expert professional - doctor hershkin saw me on short notice with a condition i was naturally worried about. he made me feel at ease with his diagnosis and his ability to operate and resolve the problem. the surgery was seamless. the post op follow up was convenient and thorough. i feel very luck to have found dr. hershkin. i am a very satisfied patient!"
January 28, 2020
"Wonderful! - Has been a great experience - painless! I highly recommend!"
January 23, 2020
"A dentist you ACTUALLY enjoy coming to - Nobody likes going to the dentist. And among that large population, I especially don't like it - but it's a necessary evil to maintain good health. I dreaded the idea of wisdom teeth removal so much that put it off for 3 years, potentially at the risk of my own teeth. After deciding to take the leap my primary dentist recommended Adam as the "best" for the ..."Read more