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Dr. Hirschfeld

Dr. Hirschfeld

Board Certifications:

  • American Board of Plastic Surgery, 1984
  • State of Florida Medical Licensure, 1982


  • Graduate of Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara 1974 with Doctor of Medical & Surgery Degree
  • Graduate of Rutgers University Fifth Pathway at Morristown Memorial Hospital, New York, 1974, serving clinical training in medicine, surgery, gynecology, pediatrics and psychiatry
  • Surgical Internship 1975-1976, Nassau County Medical Center, New York, successful completion of surgical service
  • General surgical residency 1976-1980, Nassau County Medical Center, New York. Appointed as Administrative Chief Surgical Resident 1979-1980. Residency included: Surgical Specialties of Urology, Neurosurgery, Vascular Surgery, Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Emergency Room, Burn Unit and Surgical Research
  • Graduate 1982 Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Hospital and Medical Center, New York City, completing two years of Plastic Surgery Residency
  • Intensive microsurgical training microvascular laboratory under the direction of Berish Strauch, M.D., consisting of cutaneous, myocutaneous, osteo-myo-cutaneous and free flaps. Laboratory experience of ongoing research in new techniques and principals of microsurgery
  • Didactic training in Congenital and Acquired Facial Malformations; including the Pediatric, Psychiatric, Neurosurgical, Dental, Genetic and Endoscopic workups of the patient with craniofacial abnormalities
  • Personal Microsurgical Experience includes the following: Acute and Chronic distal soft tissue transfer (free flap). Head-Neck reconstruction with myocutaneous and osteo-myo-cutaneous distant soft tissue transfer (free flap)
  • General Plastic Surgery experience: Cosmetic, Reconstructive, Hand, Craniofacial, Microvascular, Liposuction and Laser

Memberships: National Organizations

  • American Association of Hand Surgery
  • American Board of Plastic Surgeons
  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Medical Association
  • American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • F.A.C.S. – Fellow American College of Surgeons
  • Lipolysis Society of North America
  • Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation
  • Southeast Society of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeons

Local Organizations

  • Florida Medical Association
  • Florida Physicians Association
  • Florida PlastiPac, Inc.
  • Florida Society of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeons
  • Hillsborough County Medical Association
  • Tampa Bay Society of Plastic Surgeons

Hospital Affiliations:

  • Chief of Plastic Surgery, University Community Hospital 
    – Fletcher
  • Chief of Plastic Surgery, University Community Hospital 
    – Carrollwood
  • Past President of the Tampa Bay Plastic Surgery Society
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, USF Dept. of Surgery, College of Medicine
  • Ambulatory Surgery Center
  • South Bay Hospital, Sun City Center
  • St. Joseph’s Hospital
  • St. Joseph’s Women’s Center
  • Tampa General Hospital
  • Tampa Bay Surgery Center
  • Memorial Hospital Town & Country Hospital
  • Brandon Regional Hospital
  • Brandon Surgery Center
  • East Pasco Hospital, Zephyrhills
  • Morton Plant Mease Hospital, Clearwater