Nelson Howard Hendler

Nelson Hendler is a 1966 cum laude graduate of Princeton, where he also played varsity lacrosse. He received an MD and a MS in neurophysiology from University of Maryland, in 1972 and 1974, and did his residency training in psychiatry at Johns Hopkins Hospital from 1972 to 1975. Dr. Hendler was Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine for 31 years. He also was Associate Professor of Physiology at University of Maryland School of Dental Surgery. He was clinical director of Mensana Clinic, which was listed in Business Week as one of the 8 best pain clinics in the United States, along with Mayo Clinic, Johns Hopkins Hospital and Cleveland Clinic. He has published 4 books, 33 medical textbook chapters, and 65 articles. He was past president of the Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Association of America, and of the American Academy of Pain Management.

Misdiagnosis of chronic pain patients, Fibromyalgia, Electric Shock and Lightning Strike, Pharmacology of Pain, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS), Headaches,  Cost savings for medical problems, Sensitivity and specificity of medical tests -false negative and false positive, Return to work methods, Expert system medical diagnosis, Internet artificial intelligence for diagnosis, Computer diagnosis