Ronald E Hirschberg, M.D.

Physician Investigator (Cl)
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Mass General Research Institute
Assistant Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Harvard Medical School
Assistant Physiatrist
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Massachusetts General Hospital
MD University of Vermont College of Medicine 2002
abdomen acute; athletic injuries; fasciitis necrotizing; neurological music therapy; persistent vegetative state; spinal cord injuries; spinal fractures; suicide attempted; trauma; traumatic brain injury Dr. Ron Hirschberg is a physiatrist who works in acute inpatient care at Massachusetts General Hospital.  Dr. Hirschberg specializes in trauma rehabilitation with emphasis on traumatic brain injury (TBI) spinal cord injury (SCI) and polytrauma. His experience and interests are in continuum of care for rehab and recovery,  general neurorehabilitation in acute and post acute settings, in addition to the music-brain interface and neurologic music therapy (NMT).  Current research interests include TBI - with projects in recovery and treatment with low-level-laser-therapy (LLLT), severe TBI prognosis and diagnosis with work in functional MRI, EEG including response to music stimuli - and early mobilization in the intensive care unit.