Glenn A. Hirsch, MD, MHS, FACC Make an Appointment Ask a Question Refer Patient Glenn Hirsch, MD, is a cardiologist at National Jewish Health. Dr. Hirsch serves as Chief of the Division of Cardiology. Chief, Division of Cardiology Medical Director, Cardiovascular Service Line Professor of Medicine Division of Cardiology Department of Medicine 5280 Top Doctors 2022 Previously a 5280 Top Doctor America’s Top Doctors 2015 — Castle Connolly, Medical, Ltd. Recognized in America’s Top Doctors — Castle Connolly, Inc. Best Doctors in America® 2019-2020 — Best Doctors, Inc. Recognized in Best Doctors in America® — Best Doctors, Inc. America’s Top Doctors 2020 — Castle Connolly Medical, Ltd. Email Profile Print Profile Patient Rating 5 out of 5 stars 75 Patient Ratings 15 Patient Comments Overview Contact Info & Locations Patient Ratings & Comments Programs & Services Cardiology Programs Department of Medicine Division of Cardiology (Adult) Specialties & Conditions Congestive Heart Failure Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) Diastolic Dysfunction Heart Valve Disease High Cholesterol Hypertension Research Areas Acute Coronary Syndromes Atherosclerosis Cardiovascular Imaging Tobacco Regulatory Science Special Interests Clinical Interests Prevention of cardiovascular disease and treating those who have already experienced heart disease such as angina, heart attack, peripheral artery disease or congestive heart failure. This includes pre-operative evaluations, syncope (fainting), palpitations and arrhythmias (abnormal heart rhythms) such as atrial fibrillation. Graduate medical clinical and professional education remains a passion of his with over a decade of experience in leading both an internal medicine residency,a cardiovascular fellowship and an NIH/FDA-funded virtual tobacco regulatory science fellowship with the American Heart Association in addition to various national and international educational collaborations and leadership. He performs clinical research related to atherosclerosis (hardending of the arteries), cardiac imaging and tobacco regulatory science. News & Videos Dr. Glenn Hirsch Joins National Jewish Health and Saint Joseph Hospital to Lead Cardiology Education Education 2004 - 2006 The Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, MD, M.H.S., Cardiovascular Epidemiology 1993 - 1997 Loyola University Chicago-Stritch School of Medicine, M.D. 1989 - 1993 The University of Michigan, B.A., Spanish Residency 1997 - 2000 The University of Michigan Health System, Internal Medicine Fellowship 2000 - 2004 The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and The National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, Cardiovascular Medicine Awards & Recognition 2018-2020: American College of Cardiology Lifelong Learning Oversight Committee Member 2018-2020: Chair, Pharmacology Program, American College of Cardiology Annual Scientific Sessions 2017: Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society (AΩA) 2016-2017: Co-Chair, Pharmacology Program, American College of Cardiology Annual Scientific Sessions. 2015-2019: Invited Member, Council on Clinical Cardiology Laennec and Post Graduate Education Committee, American Heart Association 2014: Outstanding Clinical Faculty of the Year, Division of Cardiology, University of Louisville 2014: University of Louisville Faculty Teaching Award, American College of Physicians, Kentucky Chapter 2010: Recognized by the American College of Cardiology Foundation as “Emerging Faculty” 2008: First Place, Junior Faculty Clinical Research-Northwestern Cardiovascular Young Investigators’ Forum, Chicago, IL 2004-2006: Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Institutional Research Training Grants (T32-HL07024), Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health 2001: Finalist, Laennec Society Young Clinician Award, American Heart Association 1999: Bronze Beeper Award for Recognition of Medical Student Teaching, University of Michigan Health System 1997: Cum Laude, Loyola University Chicago-Stritch School of Medicine Board Certification Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease Professional Memberships American College of Cardiology American Heart Assocation American College of Physicians Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society Publications Harkema SJ, Ditterline BL, Wang S, Aslan S, Angeli CA, Ovechkin A, Hirsch GA. Epidural Spinal Cord Stimulation Training and Sustained Recovery of Cardiovascular Function in Individuals With Chronic Cervical Spinal Cord Injury. JAMA Neurol. Published online September 17, 2018. doi:10.1001/jamaneurol.2018.2617 Harkema SJ, Wang S, Angeli CA, Chen Y, Boakye M, Ugiliweneza B, Hirsch GA. Normalization of Blood Pressure with Spinal Cord Epidural Stimulation after Severe Spinal Cord Injury. Front. Hum. Neurosci. 12:83. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2018.00083 Brown LE, Bottinor W, Tripathi A, Carroll T, Dillon WC, Lokits C, Halperin HR, Hirsch GA. A Novel, 5-Minute, Multisensory Training Session to Teach High-Quality Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation to the Public: Alive in Five. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2017 Jun;10(6). PMID: 28615176 Pant S, Patel NJ, Deshmukh A, Golwala H, Patel N, Badheka A, Hirsch GA, Mehta JL. Trends in infective endocarditis incidence, microbiology, and valve replacement in the United States from 2000 to 2011. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2015 May 19;65(19):2070-60. PMID: 25975469 Hirsch GA, Bottomley PA, Gerstenblith G, Weiss RG. Allopurinol acutely increases ATP Energy Delivery in Failing Human Hearts. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2012 Feb 28;59(9):802-8. PMID: 22361399 Teaching & Professional Positions 2018-present: Gratis Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Louisville 2017-2018: Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Louisville 2014-2018: Clinical Director, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Louisville 2012-2018: Program Director, Cardiovascular Fellowship, University of Louisville 2012-2017: Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Louisville 2012-present: Adjunct Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine 2007-2012: Visiting Consultant, Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex, Mt. Hope and San Fernando General Hospital, San Fernando, Trinidad and Tobago, West Indies 2007-2012: Associate Program Director, Johns Hopkins Bayview Internal Medicine Residency 2006-2012: Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine 2004-2006: Instructor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Conflicts of Interest National Jewish Health physicians and scientists may collaborate with pharmaceutical or other industries to develop medical and scientific breakthroughs or to provide education on trends in quality medical practice and outcomes to physicians and health professionals around the country. National Jewish Health maintains a strict conflict of interest policy to ensure that all potential conflicts are clearly visible and that management plans are put in place in order to further innovation and education while ensuring the protection of our patients and the integrity of our research. National Jewish Health publicly discloses any payment to our physicians or scientists. View this faculty member’s industry relationships and collaborations. Ask a Question through Patient Portal Sign in to your My National Jewish Health patient portal account to communicate with your care team, manage appointments, and more. Create an Account Contact Information Office: 877.225.5654 Locations National Jewish Health Main Campus 1400 Jackson St. Denver, CO 80206 Saint Joseph Hospital 1835 Franklin Street Denver, CO 80218 Patient Ratings The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to care provider related questions on our independent rating system, the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. This survey is about the patient care experience and does not address crucial characteristics like medical decision-making, prescribing the best therapy, and patient outcomes. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey. Provider showed concern 5 Friendliness 5 Spoke using clear language 5 Provider explained things clearly 5 Amount of time spent with you 5 Provider included you in decisions 5 Confidence in your doctor 5 Likelihood of recommending this provider 5 Comments Comments are collected in our Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Surveys. Patients are de-identified to protect confidentiality and patient privacy. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey. National Jewish Health Patient– November, 2021 Dr Hirsch is amazing. It is so difficult to find doctors with good bedside manner now but he was so comforting and friendly. He was very knowledgeable and explained every step of his path to diagnosis with me. I feel very confident that I am in good hands with Dr Hirsch. National Jewish Health Patient– November, 2021 Dr. Hirsch is incredibly generous with his time and demonstrates his care for me as his patient. Really remarkable. National Jewish Health Patient– October, 2021 Dr Hirsch is one of the best doctors I have ever had. National Jewish Health Patient– October, 2021 He spoke to us in a language that we understood and explained to us everything that he was doing in a change of medication and why and what it can do he was wonderful would recommend him to anyone National Jewish Health Patient– October, 2021 Love Dr Hirsch! He is always attentive to my unusual problems and seeking answers and how to proceed. National Jewish Health Patient– August, 2021 Dr. Hirsch is very professional and knowledgeable. He has helped me with my situation, and I continue to be very impressed with him and his expertise. National Jewish Health Patient– June, 2021 excellent clinician with very good relationship National Jewish Health Patient– June, 2021 Dr Hirsch was genuinely the best doctor I have ever seen. he truly listened to me and cared and didn't speak over me or cut me off to try to diagnose me too quickly. he has since followed up several times and been very easy to contact. he is fantastic and has a great bedside manner. National Jewish Health Patient– May, 2021 Amazing *Doctor Hirsch! Brilliant, caring, and so extremely caring. Thank you. National Jewish Health Patient– May, 2021 *Dr. Glenn A. Hirsch was the best. He actually listened to me and cared about my well being. Thank you. National Jewish Health Patient– April, 2021 Glenn is always very thorough with recommendations, suggestions and care. show more National Jewish Health Patient– April, 2021 *Dr. Hirsch is an outstanding cardiologist! He had received my record prior to my visit, and he was attentive, competent and very impressive. He communicated understandably, and he has been very helpful. National Jewish Health Patient– March, 2021 It was only the second time ever that I've seen *Glenn Hirsch. [Comment about another provider]. He picked up on my cardiac problems/needs & I wasting no time to resolve or improve my status. He listens extremely well. National Jewish Health Patient– February, 2021 *Dr. Hirsch is a wonderful doctor! National Jewish Health Patient– February, 2021 *Dr. Hirsch is the best!