Dr. Barry Hirsch is professor of otolaryngology and communication sciences and disorders and neurological surgery at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. He is the director of the Ear and Hearing Center and the Division of Otology/Neurotology.
He graduated medical school from the University of Pennsylvania and completed otolaryngology residency and neurotology fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and the University of Zurich.
Dr. Hirsch’s specific fields of interest include otology, neurotology, cranial base surgery, disorders of the facial nerve, cochlear implants, acoustic neuromas, and stereotactic radiosurgery of intracranial and skull base tumors.
He is the past chairman of the Hearing Committee and Implantable Device Subcommittee of the American Academy of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery. Dr. Hirsch is past president of the Pennsylvania Academy of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery. Dr. Hirsch is a panel member of the FDA Ear, Nose and Throat Medical Devices Advisory Committee. He is president elect of the American Neurotology Society.
Dr. Hirsch has continuously been recognized as one of Pittsburgh’s Top Doctors and included in Best Doctors in America.
View a list of Dr. Hirsch’s publications here.