Ariel E. Hirsch, MD

Associate Professor, Radiation Oncology

Ariel Hirsch
715 Albany Street

Biography

Ariel Hirsch, MD, is an associate professor and the director of education of the department of radiation oncology at the Boston University School of Medicine. Since 2005, she has worked with the university, first as an assistant professor. Dr. Hirsch collaborates closely with colleagues to improve prostate cancer treatment and mentors many medical students in cancer research. Her primary clinical interests are genitourinary (most commonly prostate) and breast cancer. Her prostate related research interests include investigating prostate cancer outcomes and devising patient specific radiation treatments with three dimensional prostate modeling. She is the principal investigator on a phase 1/2 study examining the use of radiosurgery for high risk prostate cancer. Her research has resulted in numerous publications and presentations. In 2016 she was named a “Top Doc” by Boston Magazine.

Other Positions

  • Boston Medical Center
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Member, BU-BMC Cancer Center, Boston University
  • VA Boston Healthcare System

Education

  • Stony Brook University, MD
  • State University of New York at Binghamton, BA

Publications

  • Published on 10/1/2020

    Boyd GH, Rand AE, DeNunzio NJ, Agarwal A, Hirsch AE. The Radiation Oncology Mentorship Initiative: Analysis of a Formal Mentoring Initiative for Medical Students Interested in Radiation Oncology. J Cancer Educ. 2020 Oct; 35(5):893-896. PMID: 31087258.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 9/24/2020

    Oladeru OT, Hirsch AE, Ko NY. Trends in Deescalation of Localized Breast Cancer Treatment and Caution for the Most Vulnerable Patients-A Look Back on the Decade That Was. JAMA Oncol. 2020 Sep 24. PMID: 32970115.

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  • Published on 9/22/2020

    Franco I, Oladeru OT, Saraf A, Liu KX, Milligan M, Zietman A, Nguyen PL, Hirsch AE, Jimenez R. Improving Diversity and Inclusion in the Post-COVID Era through a Radiation Oncology Intensive Shadowing Experience (RISE). Adv Radiat Oncol. 2020 Sep 22. PMID: 32984656.

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  • Published on 9/16/2020

    Moeller AR, Clancy PE, Qureshi MM, Guill JR, Dyer MA, Hirsch AE, Truong MT, Mak KS. Placard in Hand: A Simple, Inexpensive Intervention to Improve On-Treatment Visit Compliance in a Safety Net Radiation Oncology Patient Population. JCO Oncol Pract. 2020 Sep 16; OP2000343. PMID: 32936711.

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  • Published on 9/4/2020

    Ko NY, Qureshi MM, Oladeru OT, Cassidy MR, Oshry L, Truong MT, Hirsch AE. Racial differences in genomic testing and receipt of endocrine therapy in early-stage breast cancer. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2020 Sep 04. PMID: 32888137.

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  • Published on 6/1/2020

    Festa K, Hirsch AE, Cassidy MR, Oshry L, Quinn K, Sullivan MM, Ko NY. Breast Cancer Treatment Delays at an Urban Safety Net Hospital Among Women Experiencing Homelessness. J Community Health. 2020 Jun; 45(3):452-457. PMID: 31625050.

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  • Published on 2/22/2020

    Chua S, Qureshi MM, Boyd G, Gignac GA, Hirsch AE. Outcomes for Young Men With Localized Intermediate-Risk Prostate Cancer: An Analysis of the NCDB. Clin Genitourin Cancer. 2020 Oct; 18(5):e531-e542. PMID: 32220567.

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  • Published on 1/14/2020

    Kim KN, Qureshi MM, Huang D, Ko NY, Cassidy M, Oshry L, Hirsch AE. The Impact of Locoregional Treatment on Survival in Patients With Metastatic Breast Cancer: A National Cancer Database Analysis. Clin Breast Cancer. 2020 04; 20(2):e200-e213. PMID: 32089454.

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  • Published on 2/1/2019

    Neeley BC, Golden DW, Brower JV, Braunstein SE, Hirsch AE, Mattes MD. Student Perspectives on Oncology Curricula at United States Medical Schools. J Cancer Educ. 2019 02; 34(1):56-58. PMID: 28782081.

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  • Published on 12/1/2018

    Agarwal A, Shah A, Shah B, Koottappillil B, Hirsch AE. The Impact of a Radiation Oncologist led Oncology Curriculum on Medical Student Knowledge. J Cancer Educ. 2018 12; 33(6):1176-1180. PMID: 28488259.

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