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Joshua Hirsch, MD, is director of Endovascular/InterventionalNeuroradiology; chief of the NeuroInterventional Spine Service; co-director ofthe Neuroendovascular Program; vice chair of Interventional Radiology andassociate professor at Harvard Medical School. He has extensive experience in diagnosis,management and treatment of cerebrovascular disease including aneurysms, AVMs,dural arteriovenous fistulas, pre-operative tumor embolization and treatment ofhead/neck lesions including epistaxis. He is a specialist in minimally invasivespine surgery, acute stroke treatment with thrombolysis and stroke preventionusing carotid and vertebral artery angioplasty and stenting.
Dr. Hirsch has published over 300 papers and many chapters inpeer-reviewed literature and is a founding editor of the Journal ofNeuroInterventional Surgery. He is vice president of the American Society ofSpine Radiology and on the board of the American Society of Interventional PainPhysicians and the Society for Injectable Osteoarticular Biomaterials. He ispast president of the Society of NeuroInterventional Surgery and treasurer ofits foundation; an active member and fellow of the American College ofRadiology and the Society of Interventional Radiology; an advisor to the RUCfor the American Society of Neuroradiology; and member of the Niekro Foundation?sMedical Advisory Board.
Dr. Hirsch has a medical degreefrom the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He completed aninternship in medicine at Pennsylvania Hospital; a residency/fellowship inradiology/neuroradiology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania; anda fellowship in interventional neuroradiology at Lahey Medical Center'sNeurovascular Center.
Dr. Hirsch has been named one ofAmerica's Top Doctors and a Best of Boston physician for multiple years. He isa member of the Marquis Who's Who and was recently awarded the 100 designationfrom the MGH's Cancer Center.
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Albert Arillotta did not think things could get much worse after he was diagnosed with cancer. A father of three children and an avid golfer, 52-year-old Arillotta enjoyed a healthy, active lifestyle until the day he received shocking news after a CT scan: he had kidney cancer.
Peer-reviewed medical journal on interventional pain management names Mass General radiologist as new editor-in-chief.
The Journal of NeuroInterventional Surgery (JNIS) has been accepted for inclusion in the Medline bibliographic database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM).
The SNIS is a national organization of physicians who have special expertise in treating such conditions as stroke, aneurysms, carotid stenosis and spinal abnormalities through minimally invasive procedures.
Nucleoplasty, a minimally invasive, image-guided treatment performed by Dr. Joshua Hirsch at Massachusetts General Hospital Imaging brought relief to a local woman suffering from herniated disc pain.
Albert Arillotta thought things couldn't get much worse after he was diagnosed with kidney cancer. But once it was treated, the real pain began.
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