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Jacob M. Kirsch, MD
Jacob M. Kirsch, MD

Dr. Kirsch is a shoulder and elbow specialist at Boston Sports & Shoulder Center. He specializes in arthroscopic and open treatment of shoulder and elbow conditions, including shoulder arthritis, rotator cuff tears, fractures, and instability. He has advanced training in primary and revision shoulder replacement surgery. He has a particular focus in complex problems of the shoulder requiring shoulder replacement, sports related injuries, shoulder instability with bone loss, irreparable tendon tears, and failed previous surgery.

Dr. Kirsch also received advanced international training in shoulder surgery from world-renowned experts in Lyon, France. Over the course of his career, he has published over 30 peer-reviewed scientific papers, and presented at over 30 conferences. Dr. Kirsch works alongside Dr. Jawa to investigate shoulder replacements, their indications, complications, and postoperative outcomes.

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Medical School

  • George Washington University School of Medicine


  • University of Michigan


  • Shoulder and Elbow Reconstruction at the Rothman Orthopaedics Institute

Awards & Distinction

  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society (GWSMHS)
  • Julius S. Neviaser Award for Excellence in Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Team Physician for the UMichigan Men’s Basketball Team
  • Assistant Professor at Tufts University School of Medicine
  • Friends of the Foundation
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