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 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 Feb 22. 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 Apr; 20(2):e200-e213. PMID: 32089454.

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  • Published on 5/14/2019

    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. 2019 May 14. PMID: 31087258.

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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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  • Published on 11/1/2018

    Boyd GH, Hirsch AE. In Reply to Mattes et al. J Am Coll Radiol. 2018 11; 15(11):1527. PMID: 30392613.

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  • Published on 8/6/2018

    Lee CL, Dietrich MC, Desai UG, Das A, Yu S, Xiang HF, Jaffe CC, Hirsch AE, Bloch BN. A 3D-Printed Patient-Specific Phantom for External Beam Radiation Therapy of Prostate Cancer. J Eng Sci Med Diagn Ther. 2018 Nov; 1(4). PMID: 30775692.

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  • Published on 8/2/2018

    Paracha M, Hirsch AE, Tseng JF, McAneny DB, Sachs TE. Scholarly impact of student authorship on surgical research. Am J Surg. 2019 01; 217(1):175-179. PMID: 30086832.

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  • Published on 4/18/2018

    Gunther JR, Jimenez RB, Yechieli RL, Parekh A, Berman AT, Braunstein SE, Hirsch AE, Gillespie EF, Vapiwala N, Thomas CR, Fields EC, Golden DW. Introductory Radiation Oncology Curriculum: Report of a National Needs Assessment and Multi-institutional Pilot Implementation. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2018 08 01; 101(5):1029-1038. PMID: 29859794.

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