Dr. David Hirsch, DO

Dr. David Hirsch, DO

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation  ·  
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Age 62
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Dr. David Hirsch, DO is a physical medicine & rehabilitation specialist in San Antonio, TX and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from University of Medicine And Dentistry of New Jersey / New Jersey School of Osteopathic Medicine in 1987 and specializes in physical medicine & rehabilitation and pain medicine.Read his story

9150 Huebner Rd Ste 290

San Antonio, TX 78240

Contact Information

(210) 614-6452

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Baptist Health Services Group
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Hirsch performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Trigger Point Injection
very high
more than 99% of peers
Chronic Neck Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Hirsch's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Hirsch "Dr. Hirsch is a specialist in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. He earned his specialty degree (D.O.) from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, PA. He earned his medical degree from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (School of Osteopathic Medicine) in 1987. He attained a full scholarship for medical school through the United States military (Army). He later served in his specialty at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas. He completed his military obligation as a Major in rank in 1994. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Electrodiagnostic Medicine. His Electrodiagnostic Lab at South Texas Spinal Clinic performs EMG's and Nerve Conduction studies, and is one of only two Board Certified EMG Labs in San Antonio. Dr. Hirsch has been practicing pain management since 1991. Since 1994, he has been the Pain Management physician for South Texas Spinal Clinic. He is a Diplomate of the American Academy of Pain Management. He has a special interest in ultrasound medicine for both diagnostics and pain procedures. He is a member of AIUM (American Institute of Ultrasound Medicine). Ultrasound guided injections are an effective way to deliver medicines (Stem Cell Therapy, Plasma Rich Plasma or cortisone) into the affected joint, bursa, tendon sheath, muscle or disc space."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Hirsch "Dr. Hirsch designs treatment programs that are specifically designed to the patients injury or pain. He conducts a thorough physical examination, reviews the patient's MRI and analyzes the patient's pain pattern. Based on these results, Dr. Hirsch builds a treatment program that suits the patient's specific needs.

Dr. Hirsch is extremely passionate about the quality of care each one of his patients deserves!"

2  Specialties

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Pain Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*

64  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hand Conditions
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Trigger Finger
  • Upper Back Pain
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9  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University of Medicine And Dentistry of New Jersey / New Jersey School of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hirsch has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hirsch's Reviews

3.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hirsch to family and friends
23 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (4)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (9)

Dr. Hirsch's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Do not come here! Doctors are wonderful but staff is incompetent and rude! Hard to get an actual person on the phone , I've left messages and waited days upon days for a return message. Told multiple information from diff nurses that contradicted each other . Tried to bring my concern to the office...more
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Dr. Hirsch is a kind and caring doctor that goes above and beyond for his patients. He is very knowledgable and presents options is a clear and concise manner. He is a gem of a doctor in the difficult field of pain management. As a family doctor myself, I know when a doctor is truly a great doctor....more
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Excellent diagnostian. Treatment is patient-focused. Expert in pain mgmt . I am a nurse, and went to him for intractable pain due to a ruptured disk. He explained everything well, and the treatment is working. Love him! Compared to docs I have encountered over 37years as a hospital RN, he is...more
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