Practice Contact Information
18511 Highlander Medics St
Fort Bliss, TX
Areas of surgical specialization
Head and Neck Surgeon, Reconstructive Head & Neck Surgery
Dr. Herberg is a fellowship-trained Head & Neck Surgical Oncologist and Reconstructive Surgeon and board-certified by the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. He is a Lieutenant Colonel in the United States Army and currently works full-time at William Beaumont Army Medical Center.
He is a native of Los Angeles, California and moved to the east coast to complete his undergraduate degree cum laude at Yale University in New Haven, CT. He attended medical school at New York Medical College in Valhalla, NY and completed his surgical residency at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, MD. He next served 4 years as a General Otolaryngologist at Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center in Ft Hood, TX before completing a 2-year fellowship in Head & Neck Oncologic and Reconstructive Surgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, MD. He recently moved to El Paso with his family in late 2021.
Dr. Herberg treats all disorders of the ear, nose, and throat. As the only fellowship-trained subspecialist in Head & Neck Surgical Oncology in El Paso, he also has a special interest and advanced training in the management of tumors and cancers of the head & neck.
Alkhatib HH, Maroun CA, Amin N, Zhu G, Guller M, Herberg ME, Wu ES, Seiwert TY, Rooper
LM, Eisele DW, Fakhry C, Pardoll D, Mandal R. Tumor Histological Grade and Immunotherapy
Response in Patients With Recurrent or Metastatic Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma.
JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2022 Jun 1;148(6):540-546.
Amin N, Maroun CA, El Asmar M, Alkhatib HH, Guller M, Herberg ME, Zhu G, Seiwert TY,
Pardoll D, Eisele DW, Fakhry C, Gourin CG, Mandal R. Neoadjuvant immunotherapy prior to
surgery for mucosal head and neck squamous cell carcinoma: Systematic review. Head Neck.
Ryan WR, Xu MJ, Ochoa E, Plonowska-Hirschfeld KA, Zebolsky AL, Ha PK, Bewley AF,
Mallen-St Clair J, Joshi AS, Coffey CS, Faraji F, MacDonald BV, Houlton JJ, Gobillot TA, Curry
JM, Philips R, Hackman TG, Richmon JD, Holcomb AJ, Coughlin AM, Panwar A, Smith RB,
Herberg ME, Fakhry C, Cognetti DM. Oncologic outcomes of human papillomavirus-associated
oropharynx carcinoma treated with surgery alone: A 12-institution study of 344 patients. Cancer.
2021 Sep 1;127(17):3092-3106.
Holcomb AJ, Herberg M, Strohl M, Ochoa E, Feng AL, Abt NB, Mokhtari TE, Suresh K, McHugh
CI, Parikh AS, Sadow P, Faquin W, Faden D, Deschler DG, Varvares MA, Lin DT, Fakhry C,
Ryan WR, Richmon JD. Impact of surgical margins on local control in patients undergoing
single-modality transoral robotic surgery for HPV-related oropharyngeal squamous cell
carcinoma. Head Neck. 2021 Aug;43(8):2434-2444.
Guller M, Herberg M, Amin N, Alkhatib H, Maroun C, Wu E, Allen H, Zheng Y, Gourin C, Vosler
P, Tan M, Koch W, Eisele D, Seiwert T, Fakhry C, Pardoll D, Zhu G, Mandal R. Nutritional
Status as a Predictive Biomarker for Immunotherapy Outcomes in Advanced Head and Neck
Cancer. Cancers (Basel). 2021 Nov 18;13(22):5772.
Herberg ME, Vosler PS, Mandal R, Fakhry C, Eisele DW, Gourin CG. Concentration of High
Cost Head and Neck Cancer Surgical Patients (2020). Poster presentation at the 2020
Triological Society Combined Sections Meeting, Coronado, CA.
Qureshi H, Ahmed Y, & Herberg ME. (2018). “Thyroid Malignant Neoplasia.” The 5-minute
clinical consult 2020 (28th ed.). Philadelphia, Pa.: Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams &
Lindsay RW, George R, Herberg ME, Jackson P, Brietzke S. Reliability of a Standardized Nasal
Anatomic Worksheet and Correlation With Subjective Nasal Airway Obstruction. JAMA Facial
Plast Surg. 2016 Dec 1;18(6):449-454.
Littlefield PD, Tolisano AM; Sabol JV; Herberg ME; Coppit GL (2015). Total Auricular
Rehabilitation: Combined Cosmetic and Functional Lateral Temporal Bone Reconstruction. J
Craniofac Surg. 2015; 26(5):1467-70.
Herberg, ME, & Rivera, G. Otosyphilis: A rare but treatable cause of hearing loss. (2013).
Poster presentation at the 2013 Walter Reed Academic Day, Bethesda, MD.
Lindsay, R, Herberg ME, Liacouras P. (2012). The Use of 3-D Digital Technology and Additive
Manufacturing to Create Templates for Soft Tissue Reconstruction. Plast Reconstr Surg. Oct.
Herberg, ME; Liacouras, P, & Lindsay, R. (2012). Utilization of Non-invasive 3-D Photography in
Auricular Reconstruction. Free Paper Presentation at the 2012 American Academy of Facial
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Meeting, Washington, DC.
Herberg, ME, Littlefield, P, Sabol, J, & Coppit, G. Total Auricular Rehabilitation. (2012). Poster
presentation at the 2012 Streit Seminar, Honolulu, HI
Oppenheimer, B, Goldring, R, Herberg, ME, Hofer, I, Reyfman, P, Liautaud, S. et al. (2007).
Distal airway function in symptomatic subjects with normal spirometry following World Trade
Center dust exposure. Chest, 132(4), 1275-1282.
Dweck, E & Herberg, ME. (2006). Detection of Airway Dysfunction in Symptomatic Patients with
Normal Spirometry and Plethysmographic Airway Resistance. Poster presented at the American
Thoracic Society International Conference, San Diego, CA.