Ronald Hirschberg, MD

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rhirschberg@partners.org (617)724-7585  
Staff Physiatrist; Director of Consultation Physiatry Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital and Mass General Hospital
Acute Care Physiatry - Mass General Hospital  Consultation Services at Spaulding North End 

Clinical and Research Interests: Neurotrauma Rehabilitation  Early Rehab care and transitions  Rehabilitation and Parkinson's Disease 

Education:
1993   BA,   Anthropology,   University of Vermont 
1996   Premedical Diploma,   Harvard University 
2002   MD,   University of Vermont College of Medicine 
Intern -  Mount Auburn Hospital/Care Group   
Resident -   Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital    
Chief Resident -   SRH/ Partners Healthcare 

Publications:
1. Wagner AK, Fabio A, Puccio AM, Hirschberg RE, Li W, Zafonte RD, Marion DW. Gender associations with cerebrospinal fluid glutamate and lactate/pyruvate levels after severe traumatic brain injury. Critical Care Medicine. 2005 Feb;33(2):407-13.    
2. Borg-Stein J Mostoufi SA, Hirschberg RE. Chronic Pectoral Pain following Medial Pectoral Nerve Injury: A Case Report. J Back Musc Rehab 2006; 19(1): 7-11.    
3. Hirschberg RE, Weiss D, Zafonte RD. Traumatic Brain Injury And Gender: What Is Known And What Is Not. Future Neurol. 2008;3(4):483-489.    
4. de Moya MA, del Carmen MG, Allain RM, Hirschberg RE, Shepard JA, Kradin RL. Case records of the Massachusetts General Hospital. Case 33-2009. A 35-year-old woman with fever, abdominal pain, and hypotension after cesarean section. N Engl J Med. 2009 Oct 22;361(17):1689-97.  
 5. Brenner LA, Carlson NE, Harrison-Felix C, Ashman T, Hammond FM, Hirschberg RE. Self-inflicted traumatic brain injury: Characteristics and outcomes. Brain Inj. 2009 Dec;23(13-14):991-8.

Thank you all from the wonderful care you've given out mom. She was always in the best of hands! We appreciate all you've done.

The D. Family

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