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Dr. Jacob Kirsch is an orthopedic surgeon specializing in shoulder and elbow and is an attending physician at New England Baptist Hospital. He is particularly interested in complex problems of the shoulder requiring shoulder replacement, sports related injuries, shoulder instability with bone loss, irreparable tendon tears and failed previous surgery. Dr. Kirsch is going into his third year in practice and already has 54 publications and 14 book chapters.
-Dr. Kirsch completed his orthopaedic surgery residency at the University of Michigan, where he was awarded a resident teaching award for his dedication to educating his peers. While at Michigan, he also served as a team physician for the University of Michigan Men’s Basketball team for several years. He’s a Wolverine now proudly wearing Michigan sports gear.
-Dr. Kirsch also received advanced international training in shoulder surgery from world-renowned experts in Lyon, France. Dr. Kirsch then completed a fellowship in shoulder and elbow reconstruction at the Rothman Institute in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
-He gives advice for orthopedic surgeons going into practice and what’s important to look for as you’re starting your career. Dr. Kirsch also discusses the importance of social media, networking, building your brand and joining societies and committees to be successful in your practice.
-Dr. Kirsch also discusses the importance of evidence-based medicine, as seen in his massive number of publications in his short career.
Find out more from Dr. Jacob Kirsch here.