David M. Hirsh, MD

Director Emeritus, center for joint replacement surgery
Professor, Orthopedic Surgery

David M. Hirsh, MD - Director Emeritus, center for joint replacement surgery, Professor, Orthopedic Surgery - Joint Replacement
  • Montefiore At 1250 Waters Place
    1250 Waters Place
    Bronx, NY 10461-2720

    Montefiore Weiler Hospital
    1825 Eastchester Road
    Bronx, NY 10461-2301

    Montefiore Medical Center
    111 East 210th Street
    Bronx, NY 10467-2401

    Montefiore Wakefield Campus
    600 East 233rd Street
    Bronx, NY 10466-2604

    Montefiore Westchester Square
    2475 Saint Raymonds Avenue
    Bronx, NY 10461-3124

  • Joint Replacement

  • (718) 920-2060


Dr. Hirsh attended Albert Einstein College of Medicine in 1963. He completed his surgical internship at Montefiore Medical Center and his orthopedic residency at our Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Jacobi Medical Center.

He continued as faculty in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery following his traveling fellowship to study total hip replacement in the United Kingdom.

Dr. Hirsh is a well-known expert in the field of joint reconstruction of the hip and knee. He has performed research in areas such as the treatment of total joint replacement infections, and cartilage degradation and regeneration in arthritis. He has published, and presented in the field of joint replacement. An experienced surgeon, Dr. Hirsh is also actively involved in the education of medical students and in the training of orthopedic residents in techniques of Joint Replacement Surgery.

Dr. Hirsh is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS) and is affiliated with the following organizations: American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS), Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons, Eastern Orthopedic Association, New York Academy of Medicine, New York State Society of Orthopedic Surgeons.

He has also received the “Best Doctors” award from New York magazine, is listed among the “Top Doctors” by Castle Connolly, and received the Alumni Faculty Award from Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He is listed among “The Best Doctors in America” and as a preferred provider by the Center for the Study of Services.

Research Focus

Pain control after total knee replacement surgery; improved management and surgery of infected joint replacement; biomaterials used in joint replacements of the hip and knee

Clinical Focus

Nonoperative and operative treatment for problems of arthritis of the hip and knee

Education & Training

  • Medical School

    Albert Einstein College of Medicine

  • Residency

    Jacobi Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

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