Dr. Alan Hirschfeld, MD

Dr. Alan Hirschfeld, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 67
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Dr. Alan Hirschfeld, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Brooklyn, NY and has been practicing for 41 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

1 malpractice claim Found
  • Settlement (8/31/2015)View details
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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normal

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
normal
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
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • 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)
  • Neuroplasty
  • 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
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • 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 41 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
1977
New York University School Of Medicine
Medical School
1978
1977

Languages

  • French
  • Spanish
  • English

Dr. Hirschfeld's 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