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    Orlando Health Physicians Neurosurgery Group

    Address: 89 W Copeland Dr
    2nd Floor
    Orlando, FL 32806


    Call 321.841.7550
    Fax 321.841.8185
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Robert A. Hirschl, MD joined Orlando Health’s neurological staff in 2015. Dr. Hirschl is board certified in neurological surgery and is a member of the American Medical Association, the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and the Congress of Neurological Surgeons.

Dr. Hirschl performs minimally invasive and complex spine surgery of cervical thoracic and lumbar. Dr. Hirschl is also able to do open and endovascular treatments of aneurysms, as well as trauma to the brain and spine. He can also treat and remove spinal cord and brain tumors.

Dr. Hirschl earned his medical degree from The Ohio State University College of Medicine, where he also served his residency in neurological surgery and completed a fellowship in endovascular neurosurgery/interventional neuroradiology. He served on the faculty at Ohio State as a clinical instructor and director of endovascular neurosurgery. In 2010, he was awarded the clinical excellence award. Prior to joining Orlando Health, Dr. Hirschl was medical director and chairman at Mercy Neurosurgery in Des Moines, Iowa. In this role, he earned the 2013 Angel of Mercy award for exceptional patient care. Additionally, he was named “One of the 62 Spine Surgeon Inventors to Know” by Becker’s Spine Review in 2012 for inventing several surgical instrumentation devices.

Dr. Hirschl has been published in multiple journals, including the Journal of Pediatric Neurology, the Journal of Neurosurgery, and the Journal of Robotic Surgery. He has also authored several book chapters, including Endovascular Surgical Neuroradiology published in 2015 and Endovascular Technique for Tumor Embolization in Youmans Neurological Surgery.

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