Dr. Alan Hirschfeld, MD

Dr. Alan Hirschfeld, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 67
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Dr. Alan Hirschfeld, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Brooklyn, NY and has been practicing for 40 years. He graduated from New York University School Of Medicine in 1977 and specializes in neurosurgery.

8413 13th Ave Lowr Level

Brooklyn, NY 11228

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • HealthFirst
  • Humana

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for New York
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Experience Check

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Dr. Hirschfeld's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Herniated Disc
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hirschfeld treats Herniated Disc more than 69% of his peers

Dr. Hirschfeld treats this condition more than 69% of his peers

Intervertebral Disc Disease
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hirschfeld treats Intervertebral Disc Disease more than 54% of his peers

Dr. Hirschfeld treats this condition more than 54% of his peers

Spine Disorders
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hirschfeld treats Spine Disorders more than 51% of his peers

Dr. Hirschfeld treats this condition more than 51% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Degenerative Spine Diseases
  • Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine
  • Pediatric Spinal Tumor
  • Progressive Spinal Muscular Atrophy
  • Progressive Spinobulbar Muscular Atrophy
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Dysostosis, Anhalt Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Ryukyuan Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Scapuloperoneal
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type I
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type II
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type III
  • Spinal Tuberculosis

Dr. Hirschfeld's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acoustic Neuroma
Aneurysm
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Broken Neck
Cancer
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari's Deformity
Cranial Trauma
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Craniopharyngioma
Degenerative Disc Disease
Disc Replacement
Ear Disorders
Epilepsy
Fracture
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Myelopathy
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Osteosarcoma
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pituitary Gland Cancer
Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Spina Bifida
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Stroke
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thrombosis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Disease
Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Biography

Dr. Alan Hirschfeld, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Brooklyn, NY and has been practicing for 40 years. He graduated from New York University School Of Medicine in 1977 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 1978
    Nyu Bellevue Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    1978
  • 1977
    New York University School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1977

Languages

  • French
  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Hirschfeld's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Hirschfeld

4.0

Based on 5 reviews

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Dr. Alan, took up time to conduct my muscles strength test and reflex. He explained to me in detail my health condition and his explanation drove away my pain and stress. He is a great Neurosurgeon and I can recommend him at anytime.
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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Preferred Blue PPO
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
EmblemHealth
Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
HealthFirst
ABCD HMO
Humana
Choice Care PPO