Barry E. Hirsch, MD

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  • Specialty:

    Otolaryngology (ENT)
  • Secondary Specialty:

  • Board Certifications:

    Neurotology, Otolaryngology
  • Education:

    MD, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
  • Residency:

    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA Abington Memorial Hospital, Abington, PA
  • Fellowships:

    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Affiliations:

    UPMC Shadyside UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital UPMC Mercy UPMC Presbyterian UPMC Horizon UPMC St Margaret UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh


Dr. Hirsch is a board certified neurotologist, a surgeon specializing in treatment of benign and malignant tumors of the temporal bone and skull base. These areas include the ear canal and middle ear, posterior and middle fossae and cranial nerves. Dr. Hirsch provides treatment via traditional surgery, and also through CyberKnife, a robotic radiosurgery device that minimizes the risk of injury to sensitive tissues.

Dr. Hirsch received his medical training at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in Philadelphia, followed by residencies at Abington Memorial Hospital (in suburban Philadelphia) and at UPMC. He was on the teaching faculty at Georgetown University In Washington D.C. and returned to UPMC for fellowship training in otology and neurotology. Dr. Hirsch also pursued additional fellowship training at University Hospital in Zurich, Switzerland. Dr. Hirsch is the Director of Otology in the Department of Otolaryngology at the UPMC.