Glenn A. Hirsch, M.D., M.H.S., FACC

Glenn A. Hirsch, M.D., M.H.S., FACC

Glenn A. Hirsch, M.D., M.S.H., FACC

Glenn A. Hirsch, M.D., M.H.S., FACC

  • Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Clinical Director, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Program Director, Cardiovascular Medicine Fellowship
UofL Physicians Outpatient Center
401 East Chestnut Street, Ste. 310
Louisville, KY 40202

502-852-7959 - Academic Office
502-588-4600 - Patient Appointments

Clinical Expertise
General Cardiology; Cardiovascular Critical Care; Echocardiography; Cardiac MRI


Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine -
    Internal Medicine / Cardiovascular Disease

Education and Training

  • Medical School: Loyola University Chicago - Stritch School of Medicine
  • Residency: University of Michigan Health System
  • Fellowship: Johns Hopkins University and National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health
  • M.H.S.: Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health


Recent Publications

      • 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):2070-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2015.03.518. PubMed PMID: 25975469.
      • Flaherty MP, Mohsen A, Moore JB 4th, Bartoli CR, Schneibel E, Rawasia W, Williams ML, Grubb KJ, Hirsch GA. Predictors and clinical impact of pre-existing and acquired thrombocytopenia following transcatheter aortic valve replacement. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2015 Jan 1;85(1):118-29. doi: 10.1002/ccd.25668. Epub 2014 Sep 30. PubMed PMID: 25204308.
      • Bottomley PA, Panjrath GS, Lai S, Hirsch GA, Wu K, Najjar SS, Steinberg A, Gerstenblith G, Weiss RG. Metabolic rates of ATP transfer through creatine kinase (CK Flux) predict clinical heart failure events and death. Sci Transl Med. 2013 Dec 11;5(215):215re3. doi: 10.1126/scitranslmed.3007328. PubMed PMID: 24337482; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4440545.
      • Martin LD, Ziegelstein RC, Howell EE, Martire C, Hellmann DB, Hirsch GA. Hospitalists' ability to use hand-carried ultrasound for central venous pressure estimation after a brief training intervention: a pilot study. J Hosp Med. 2013 Dec;8(12):711-4. doi: 10.1002/jhm.2103. Epub 2013 Nov 16. PubMed PMID: 24243560.
      • Martin LD, Mathews S, Ziegelstein RC, Martire C, Howell EE, Hellmann DB, Hirsch GA. Prevalence of asymptomatic left ventricular systolic dysfunction in at-risk medical inpatients. Am J Med. 2013 Jan;126(1):68-73. doi: 10.1016/j.amjmed.2012.06.020. Epub 2012 Nov 20. PubMed PMID: 23177548.
      • Hays AG, Stuber M, Hirsch GA, Yu J, Schär M, Weiss RG, Gerstenblith G, Kelle S. Non-invasive detection of coronary endothelial response to sequential handgrip exercise in coronary artery disease patients and healthy adults. PLoS One. 2013;8(3):e58047. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0058047. Epub 2013 Mar 11. PubMed PMID: 23536782; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3594224.
      • Phillips KA, Hirsch GA, Epstein DH, Preston KL. Cardiac complications of unwitting co-injection of quinine/quinidine with heroin in an intravenous drug user. J Gen Intern Med. 2012 Dec;27(12):1722-5. doi: 10.1007/s11606-012-2089-2. Epub 2012 May 17. Review. PubMed PMID: 22592353; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3509315.
      • Hays AG, Kelle S, Hirsch GA, Soleimanifard S, Yu J, Agarwal HK, Gerstenblith G, Schär M, Stuber M, Weiss RG. Regional coronary endothelial function is closely related to local early coronary atherosclerosis in patients with mild coronary artery disease: pilot study. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2012 May 1;5(3):341-8. doi: 10.1161/CIRCIMAGING.111.969691. Epub 2012 Apr 5. PubMed PMID: 22492483; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3665274.
      • Hirsch GA, Bottomley PA, Gerstenblith G, Weiss RG. Allopurinol acutely increases adenosine triphospate energy delivery in failing human hearts. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2012 Feb 28;59(9):802-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2011.10.895. PubMed PMID: 22361399; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4208309.
      • Wright SM, Gozu A, Burkhart K, Bhogal H, Hirsch GA. Clinicians' perceptions about how they are valued by the academic medical center. Am J Med. 2012 Feb;125(2):210-6. doi: 10.1016/j.amjmed.2011.10.014. PubMed PMID: 22269624.