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Jeffrey D. Hirsch, MD

Academic Title:

Assistant Professor

Primary Appointment:

Diagnostic Radiology and Nuclear Medicine

Administrative Title:

Section Chief of Community Radiology

Education and Training

Medical School: 

Uniformed Services Univ. of the Health Sciences 


Walter Reed Army Medical Center/National Capital Consortium - General Surgery 


Walter Reed Army Medical Center/National Capital Consortium - Diagnostic Radiology


Dr. Hirsch is an assistant professor in the Department of Radiology at the University of Maryland, School of Medicine. He received his B.S. in Optics from the University of Rochester in 1986 and his M.D. from the F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, Maryland in 2000.  Prior to his pursuit of medical training, Dr. Hirsch served in the U.S. Navy as a Bombardier/Navigator from 1986 to 1994.  He completed a residency in Radiology at Walter Reed Army Medical Center and the National Naval Medical Center in 2005.  He then served the U.S. Army as a Radiologist with posts in Ft. Eustis, VA; Ft. Belvoir, VA; and Ft. Meade, MD between 2005 and 2012.  Dr. Hirsch also deployed with the 28th Combat Support Hospital to Baghdad, Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom from 2006 to 2007.  After his Army retirement in 2012, he completed a fellowship in Informatics and Musculoskeletal Imaging at the University of Maryland Medical Center.  He is currently a member of the Community Radiology group in the Department of Radiology.

Research/Clinical Keywords

Image-based 3D printing.

Highlighted Publications

Hirsch JD, Siegel EL, Balasubramanian S, Wang KC. We Built This House; It's Time to Move in: Leveraging Existing DICOM Structure to More Completely Utilize Readily Available Detailed Contrast Administration Information. J Digit Imaging. 2015 Aug;28(4):407-11.