Dr Marco Hirsch

Consultant Rheumatologist in Luxembourg since 1992

Hospital Practice: Zithaklinik, 36 rue St Zithe, L-2763 Luxembourg

Phone : +352 497761

Private Practice: 3, rue de l’Ordre de la Couronne de Chêne, L-1361 Luxembourg

Phone : +352 22 30 14    Fax :  +352 22 30 17

 

Curriculum Vitae

Dr Hirsch was born in Diekirch, Luxembourg and gained his medical degree at the Faculty of Medecine, Catholic University of Louvain, Woluwé-St-Lambert, Bruxelles

Promoted “DOCTEUR EN MEDECINE, CHIRURGIE ET ACCOUCHEMENTS” with SUMMA CUM LAUDE , july 18th 1987

Qualification at the “CONCOURS DE MEDECINE INTERNE”, UCL, march 1987, contracted as MACCS (Médecin Assistant Clinicien Candidat Spécialiste) for a formation of 5 years in internal medicine

Assistant years :  1987 – 1992

Clinique St. Elisabeth, Namur

Clinique St. Luc, Bouge

Cliniques Universitaires Mont-Godinne, Yvoir

Cliniques Universitaires St. Luc, Bruxelles

“Chef de clinique associé” in the department of Immuno-Rheumatology and Functional Revalidation of Professor Jacques Sany, Clinique Gui de Chauliac, Montpellier, France

Diploma :

“Diplôme Universitaire de troisième cycle en Immunopathologie Articulaire”, Faculty of Medecine, University of Montpellier I, june 1992

“Médecin Spécialiste en Médecine Interne (Rhumatologie)”, Faculty of Medecine, Catholic University of Louvain, august 1992

Established : as specialist in rheumatology since november 1992 in Luxembourg with activities in private office and hospital activities at the Zithaklinik (www.zitha.lu)

Clinical research :

1992 to 1997 in the Department of Immuno-Rheumatology of Professor J. Sany in Montpellier with a focus on remission in rheumatoid arthritis

1997 to 2003 Consultant in rheumatology at the University Clinics of Sart-Tilmant, Liège, participation in clinial research on anti-TNF therapy  in rheumatoid arthritis patients

Publications

“A Rare Case of Bronchial Stenosis in Wegener’s Granulomatosis Dramatic Response to Intravenous Cyclophosphamide and Oral Cotrimoxazole” Hirsch M, Houssiau F, Collard P, Devogelaer JP, Nagant de Deuxchaines C The Journal of Rheumatology 1992; 19: 821-4

“Comparison of Objective and Subjective Sleep Disturbances in Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS) and Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)” (abstract) Vanden Berghe M, Hirsch M, Bologna C, Vergé M, Carlander B, Billiard M, Sany J Arthritis and Rheumatism 1993: 36 (suppl 9): S137

“HLA Class II Antigens and Remission in Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)” (abstract) Hirsch M, Eliaou JF, Combe B, Clot J, Sany J Arthritis and Rheumatism 1993: 36 (suppl 9): S260

“Glycosylation of IgG and Remission in Rheumatoid Arthritis  (RA)” (abstract) Hirsch M, Youinou P, Casburn-Budd R, Sany J Arthritis and Rheumatism 1993; 36 (suppl 9): S261

“Objective and Subjective Sleep Disturbances in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis” Hirsch M, Carlander B, Vergé M, Tafti M, Anaya JM, Billiard M, Sany J Arthritis and Rheumatism 1994; 37: 41-49

“Clinical Characteristics of Remission in Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) A Prospective Study of 51 Patients” (abstract) Hirsch M, Sany J Arthritis and Rheumatism 1994; 37 (suppl 9): S245

“Discrepancies between antiosteoporotic therapies and diagnostic intervention for osteoporosis in Luxembourg” (abstract) Hirsch M, Triki R, Marinescu R, Rolland-Portal I, Koch P 14th Belgian Congress of Rheumatology, Luxembourg, september 22-24, 2010

“Deficiency of managing patients with osteoporotic fractures, information from a local registry in Luxembourg” (abstract) Hirsch M, Triki R, Marinescu R, Rollan-Portal I, Koch P 14th Belgian Congress of Rheumatology, Luxembourg, september 22-24, 2010

“The importance of a reference nurse (R.N) in taking care of patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA), evaluated by patient’s satisfaction” (abstract) Marinescu R, Hirsch M, Triki R 14th Belgian Congress of Rheumatology, Luxembourg, september 22-24, 2010

Scientific activities

Expert member and Chairman in numerous national and international scientific activities.

Membership

 

Member of the Luxemburgish Society of Rheumatology

 

Member of the Royal Belgian Society of Rheumatology

Member of the American College of Rheumatology

President  of LIMIDRA

 

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