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Dr. Joshua Hirsch

Interventional Neuroradiologist

Dr. Joshua Hirsch is an interventional neuroradiologist with Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston.

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Ep 44 ESNR Spine Full Hands-On Course with Dr. Joshua Hirsch
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About Dr. Joshua Hirsch

Dr. Joshua Hirsch, MD, FACR, FSIR, FSNIS, is a distinguished physician and leader in medicine. He received his bachelor’s degree from Touro College in 1987, and received his medical degree from Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania in 1991 at the age of 21.

He is director of Interventional Neuroradiology, chief of the Interventional Spine Service, vice chair of Interventional Radiology Quality & Safety, and associate Departmental Quality Chair.

Dr. Hirsch specializes in diagnosis, management and treatment of cerebrovascular disease, minimally invasive spine surgery and acute stroke treatment. His research interests include cerebrovascular disease and minimally invasive options to treat cerebrovascular conditions such as intracranial aneurysms (both ruptured and unruptured). From this research, Dr. Hirsch has led the development of many clinical guidelines for cerebrovascular disease.

Dr. Hirsch's research interests also focus on socioeconomic issues, health care policy, evidence-based care, interventional operations management, and comparative effectiveness research. Furthermore, he has conducted research on many important projects related to percutaneous augmentation. He has authored one of the largest series in the peer-reviewed literature for the minimally invasive treatment of both malignant and benign vertebral compression fractures. Dr. Hirsch has also been very active in defining standards for systematic reviews and meta-analyses in interventional pain management (IPM).

Dr. Hirsch has published over 400 papers, 40 chapters, and edited several books in peer-reviewed literature. He is a founding editor of the Journal of NeuroInterventional Surgery, and has served on the editorial board for several prestigious journals. He previously served as president of both the American Society of Spine Radiology (ASSR) and the Society of NeuroInterventional Surgery (SNIS), and has served on the board of the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians (ASIPP), the Society for Injectable Osteoarticular Biomaterials and the American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR).

Dr. Hirsch has received numerous awards throughout his illustrious career, including awards for transformational leadership at the ASSR, and being named one of America's Top Doctors and a Best of Boston physician for multiple consecutive years. He has also been named an inaugural fellow of the SNIS for his many contributions to the field of NeuroInterventional Surgery.

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In this BackTable MSK episode, Dr. Jacob Fleming speaks with Dr. Joshua Hirsch about the current state of spinal interventional radiology. Dr. Hirsch is an interventional neuroradiologist at Massachusetts General Hospital.

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