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David L Hirsch, DDS, MD, FACS
Clinical Assistant Professor
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Room 2A Dental Center, 421 First Avenue



Cornell University 1994
NYU College of Dentistry 1999
NYU School of Medicine  2003


Fellowship Training; Head and Neck Oncology
Legacy Emanuel Hospital, Portland, Oregon 2005


Professional Affiliations

  • Fellow American College of Surgeons
  • Member American Head and Neck Society
  • Executive board member, Advanced Craniomaxillofacial Forum (ACMF)

 Director of Fellowship Oral and Head and neck oncology and reconstruction.


Representative Publications:

2009 Technological Advances in Head and Neck and Craniomaxillofacial
Surgery, Portland Oregon, Faculty presenter

2009 Current concepts in reconstruction, trauma and Head and Neck Surgery,
NY, NY, Course Director

2009   Use Of Computer aided design and Computer Aided
Manufacturing(CAD/CAM) to produce Orthognathically Ideal Surgical Outcomes :
A Paradigm Shift In Head and  Neck Reconstruction, JOMS , Publication for

Oct 2009

2009  A Novel Approach to Palatomaxillary Reconstruction: The Use of a
Radial Forearm Free Flap in Combination with Zygomaticus Implants,
Publication for JOMS Nov. 2009

2009 Use of the Osseocutaneous Radial Forearm Free Flap for Reconstruction
of the Mandible   Hirsch D; Velangi A; Levine J, AAOMS abstract

2009  Endosteal Implants placed into Microvascular Free Fibula Flaps: An
Urban hospital experience.   Katikaneni R; Saadeh P; Levine J; Hirsch D,

AAOMS abstract

2009  Book Chapter; Oral Cancer; Current Concepts in Oral and Maxillofacial
Surgery, Hirsch D, Spink, M

2008 Management of large vascular lesions of the maxilla: current management
and algorithm for treatment. Petros Panagos, DDS,Hirsch, D; DDS, MD

2008 Is Alveolar/Gingival Squamous Carcinoma an aggressive subsite of Oral

Petros Panagos, DDS. Ashish Patel, DDS. David L. Hirsch, DDS, MD.

2008  Comparison of Oral Cancer Data between Different Departments in an
Urban Hospital Setting Jin Soo Bae DDS, David L. Hirsch DDS, MD

2008 Book Chapter; Congenital Neck Masses; OMFS clinics of North America;

2008 Ameloblastoma in a Urban Hospital Setting; review of 20 cases; Hirsch
,D; Levine J; Howell, C; Garfein, E. Submitted JOMS

2007 Papillary Cystadenocarcinoma of the Mandible, Report of a case and
review of the literature.  Agosta, C;  Spink, M;  Hirsch D; Submitted to
JOMS, in review.

2007 Microstomia after Reconstructing Acquired lip Defects: The Evolution of
the Bilateral Paramedian Cross-Lip Flap; Michael J. Spink,DDS, MD, David L.
Hirsch, DDS, MD, Eric J. Dierks, DMD, MD; accepted JOMS

2007  Oral cancer and its implications to the Dental health specialist.

District 2 dental society; Periodontic/Prosthodontic study club of NY

2007  Microvascular Free Flap Reconstruction For Advanced ORN. Hirsch, Bell,
Dierks, Potter, Potter.   JOMS accepted for publication.

2007 Clinics in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery: Chapter:  Congenital Neck

2007 Book Chapter:  Epistaxis management: Laskin; Algorithms in Oral and
Maxillofacial Surgery; In print.

2006 Oct. Oral Cancer Management for the General Dentist: Greater NY State
Dental Meeting.

2006 April:  Mandibular reconstruction following ablative surgery: State of
the art.  Presentation at Good Samaritan hospital; Portland, Oregon

2006      Analysis of Microvascular free flaps for reconstruction of advanced
Osteoradionecrosis: A retrospective cohort study   Hirsch, D ;  Bell RB;
Homer , L;  Potter, J; Potter , B ;  Dierks, E.  Abstract for AAOMS,

Accepted for publication JOMS

2006      Identification of Salivary Transcriptomes in Oral Premalignant
Lesions.  Hirsch, D; Kuriakose, MA; Chen, FA; Dierks ,E; Bell, RB; Potter,
B; Glickman, R.  Abstract AAOMS

2006      Analysis of operating room and patient safety when utilizing Liquid
Nitrogen   Cryotherapy. Hirsch, D; Wiggs, JS; Dierks, E.  Abstract AAOMS.

2006      Basal Cell Adenocarcinoma of the Parotid Gland:  Report of a case and
review of the literature.  Hirsch, D;  Dierks E.  Accepted for publication,
Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.

2005      Technical notes: The Use of a Transbuccal Technique for Marginal
Mandibulectomy: a novel approach;  Hirsch, D;  Dierks, E;  JOMS 65:9

2003      Keratopathy following bilateral Tempromandibular Joint
Reconstruction:  Hirsch D, Fleisher K,  Karlis, V; Glickman, R.  The Journal
of Oral and Maxillofacial surgery.

2003      Gene Expression profile in Head and Neck Cancer: Kuriakose MK, Chen
FA, Chan TW:  Abstract presentation at the 2003 American Association of Oral
and Maxillofacial Surgeons.

2003      Review of Clinical Cases:  Annual  Maislyn Awards Conference;
Presentation June 2003, 2005.

2003      Complications in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery:  New York Society of
Oral and Maxillofacial surgeons; Presentation  Feb. 2003.

2002      NOE Fractures: report of a case and treatment strategies:  The annual
Harrigan Society of New York;  Presentation  Dec. 2002.

1996      Effects of Synthetic Bone Substitutes in Human Extraction Sockets.