Jefferson University Hospitals

Provider Profile

Irvin H. Hirsch, MD

Jefferson University Physician

Academic Title: Clinical Professor


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Office Locations

833 Chestnut Street
Suite 703
Philadelphia PA 19107
Phone: (215) 955-1000
Fax: (215) 503-2066
3 Crescent Drive
Ste. 100
Philadelphia PA 19112
Phone: (215) 503-3300
Fax: (215) 503-3321

Medical Services

Years in Practice


Board Certifications

  • Urology

Hospital Affiliation / Admitting Privileges

  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
  • Methodist Hospital Division of Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Awards and Honors

Philadelphia Magazine's Top Docs 1999


Dr. Hirsch specializes in Peyronie's Disease, Male Infertility, Microsurgical Vasectomy Reversal, Erectile Dysfunction and Penile Prosthesis Surgery.

Personal Statement

Irvin H. Hirsch, M.D., Clinical Professor of Urology, has directed the Department of Urology's efforts in male infertility and sexual dysfunction since joining the Thomas Jefferson University faculty in 1985. Since then, he has been committed to advances in microsurgical and medical treatments of disorders specific to men's health and currently serves as Co-Director of our Men's Health Program. He served as a reviewer for the Canadian Journal of Urology, Journal of Andrology.


  • Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Medical School


  • Mount Sinai Beth Israel Medical Center, NY


  • Mount Sinai Beth Israel Medical Center, NY


  • Baylor College of Medicine

Jefferson physicians accept most health insurance plans, including those listed below. However, plan acceptance may vary by practice and may be subject to change. If you have questions about whether a specific physician accepts your insurance, please contact your insurance company.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Aetna PA Employee Benefit Trust Fund (PEBTF)
  • Amer Assoc Retired Persons (AARP)
  • AmeriHealth
  • Amerihealth Caritas
  • AmeriHealth Comprehensive
  • AmeriHealth HMO
  • AmeriHealth Major Medical
  • AmeriHealth Personal Choice
  • BC BS Special Care
  • Blue Choice
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Delaware
  • Cigna Healthspring
  • Cigna PPO, POS
  • Consumer Health Network PPO
  • CorVel
  • Coventry/Health America
  • Delaware Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • Devon
  • Empire BC/BS
  • Employers Health Network PPO
  • Evolutions (Guardian Resources)
  • Federal BCBS
  • First Health Network
  • Galaxy
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Health America PPO
  • Health Management Network PPO
  • Horizon Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • Horizon HMO
  • HumanaChoicePPO,Medicare,GoldPlusHMO
  • Inter-County Health Plan
  • Intergroup Preferred
  • Jeff Plus
  • Keystone 65 HMO
  • Keystone First VIP Choice
  • Keystone First/Connect
  • Keystone Health Plan East
  • Medallion of New Jersey
  • Medicaid of PA
  • Medicare
  • Mercy LIFE
  • MultiPlan Inc.
  • NJ Blue Shield
  • NJ Plus
  • Oxford of PA
  • Personal Choice (GPPPN)
  • Personal Choice 65
  • PlanCare America
  • Postal Workers/Mailhandlers
  • PPO Next
  • Preferred Care PPO
  • Premier Blue
  • Prime Health Services, Inc.
  • Private Healthcare Systems (PHCS)
  • Qualcare
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UPMC HMO,PPO ReadingHspEmpONLY
  • UPMC Medicare HMO
  • US Family Health Plan

Recent Publications

Benign fibrous pseudotumor resulting in orchiectomy despite intraoperative frozen section

Optimizing fertility potential in spinal cord injured men

Uropharmacology in primary care: 2010 update


Office evaluation of male sexual function

Leukocyte subtypes in electroejaculates of spinal cord injured men

Does hormonal therapy influence sexual function in men receiving 3D conformal radiation therapy for prostate cancer?

Sildenafil citrate effectively reverses sexual dysfunction induced by three-dimensional conformal radiation therapy

Restoring erectile function

Transurethral microwave thermotherapy of the prostate without intravenous sedation: Results of a single United States center using both low- and high-energy protocols

Glandular-tunical stabilization to repair SST deformity of the inflatable penile prosthesis

Integrative urology: A spectrum of complementary and alternative therapy

Testis biopsy findings in the spinal cord injured patient

Multicomponent penile prosthesis implantation under regional anesthesia

Gunshot wound to the penis: The need for corporal exploration

Are sperm motion parameters influenced by varicocele ligation?

Spermatogenesis in early and chronic phases of experimental spinal cord injury in the rodent model

Using a colonoscopy snare to safely remove large papillary bladder tumors

Experience with the Ultrex and Ultrex Plus inflatable penile prosthesis: New implantation techniques and surgical outcome

Postsurgical outcomes assessment following varicocele ligation: Laparoscopic versus subinguinal approach