Department of Otolaryngology

Barry E. Hirsch, MD

  • Professor, Department of Otolaryngology
  • Director, Division of Otology/Neurotology
  • Program Director, Neurotology Fellowship Program

Education & Training

  • Medical School: University of Pennsylvania
  • Otolaryngology Residency: University of Pittsburgh
  • Neurotology Fellowship: University of Pittsburgh, University of Zurich

Academic Affiliation

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Representative Publications

Vivas EX, Wegner R, Conley G, Torok J, Heron DE, Kabolizadeh P, Burton S, Ozhasoglu C, Quinn A, Hirsch BE. Treatment outcomes in patients treated with CyberKnife radiosurgery for vestibular schwannoma. Otol Neurotol. 2014 Jan; 35(1):162-70. PMID: 24335934

Vivas EX, McCall A, Raz Y, Fernandez-Miranda JC, Gardner P, Hirsch BE. ICP, BMI, surgical repair and CSF diversion in patients presenting with spontaneous CSF otorrhea. Otol Neurotol. 2014 Feb; 35(2):344-7. PMID: 24448295

Keller JH, Hirsch BE, Marovich RS, Branstetter BF. Detection of Endolymphatic Hydrops Using Traditional MR Imaging Sequences. Am J Oto American Journal of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Medicine and Surgery 2017 Jul-Aug:38(4):442-446. Epub 2017 Apr 6 PMID: 28413076

Mady LJ, Sukato DC, Fruit J, Palmer C, Raz Y, Hirsch BE, McCall AA. Hearing preservation: does electrode choice matter? Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017 Jun 1:194599817707167. doi:10.1177/0194599817707167. PMID 28608735

Govil N, DeMayo WM, Hirsch BE, McCall AA. Patient positioning during in-office otologic procedures impacts physician ergonomics. Otol Neurotol, 2018Oct; 39(9): e883-e888 PMID:30106851

Freiser ME, Ghodadra A, Hirsch BE, McCall AA. Evaluation of 3D Printed temporal bone models in preparation for middle cranial fossa surgery. Otol Neurotol. 2019 Feb; 40(2):246-253. PMID: 30624410

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Research Interests

  • Outcomes of treatment of Meniere's disease
  • Role of stereotactic radiation on intracranial and skull base tumors