Arica Hirsch, MD

1555 Barrington Rd. Building 3, Ste. 1400
Hoffman Estates, Illinois 60169

Arica Hirsch, MD

Radiation Oncology

Radiation Oncology Consultants, Ltd.

1555 Barrington Rd.
Building 3, Ste. 1400
Hoffman Estates, Illinois 60169
Fax: 847.755.8401
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About Me

Dr. Hirsch is the Medical Director of Radiation Oncology and Illinois CyberKnife at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital. She is Board Certified in Radiation Oncology. After completing medical school at Northwestern University and residency at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center as chief resident, Dr. Hirsch was an Assistant Professor at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center where she practiced for 4 years. In 2001, Dr. Hirsch went into private practice with Radiation Oncology Consultants.

Dr. Hirsch has a particular interest and expertise in the treatment of breast cancer as well as the integration of natural approaches with conventional cancer treatment. In addition, she is very interested in the use of Cyberknife stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) and stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT) to treat primary lung and prostate cancer, benign and malignant brain tumors and solitary metastasis to brain, spine and liver. She is experienced in the use of conformal 3-D therapy, intensity modulated therapy (IMRT), and low and high dose rate brachytherapy. Dr. Hirsch is involved in breast cancer awareness programs, community and is active in Medical Education. She has written papers and lectured on various cancer topics.

Dr. Hirsch spends her leisure time with her husband and four children and enjoys cooking, piano and reading fiction. She is active in Synagogue community service and serves on the Board of her children's school.

When asked why she chose Radiation Oncology she states, "When in medical school, I became involved in the care of a young woman hospitalized with breast cancer. This experience led me to understand the depth of relationships possible between patients, their families and the physicians. The combination of scientific stimulation and progress with human interaction is what attracts me to their field.

Specialties
  • Radiation Oncology
Education
  • Medical School Northwestern University Medical School
  • Internship Evanston Hospital
  • Residency Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center NY,NY
Certifications
  • Y
Affiliations
  • AMITA Health Alexian Brothers Medical Center Elk Grove Village
  • AMITA Health St. Alexius Medical Center Hoffman Estates
Medical Interests
  • Breast Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Oncology-Radiation Therapy
Office Number847.755.8400

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Insurance Types Accepted

  • Access To Care
  • ACTIN - HMO
  • ACTIN - PPO
  • Aetna Better Health (ABD)
  • Aetna EPO
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Medicare
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO
  • Allkids
  • AmCOMP WC
  • Ascension Health Medicare
  • Beech Street/Capp Care PPO
  • Beech Street/Capp Care WC
  • Blue Choice PPO – Unite Here Health
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield HMO
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield Medicare Advantage
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield POS
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield PPO
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield-MCNP PPO
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield-Workers Choice WC
  • Bright Health Medicare HMO
  • Care Credit
  • CCN PPO
  • CCN WC
  • Cigna Connect
  • Cigna Health Spring - HMO
  • Cigna Health Spring - HMO Medicare
  • Cigna Health Spring - PPO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • Cofinity PPO
  • CorVel WC
  • FirstHealth/Coventry
  • Great-West Life HMO
  • Great-West Life POS
  • Great-West Life PPO
  • Guardian PPO
  • Healthspring (Dual Eligible)
  • Healthspring HMO
  • Healthspring Medicare
  • HFN, Inc. EPO
  • HFN, Inc. PPO
  • HFN, Inc. WC
  • HMN
  • Humana EPO
  • Humana Gold Plus
  • Humana HMO
  • Humana Medicare Advantage
  • Humana POS
  • Humana PPO
  • Illini Care (Medicaid ABD)
  • Kidcare
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Meridian (Medicaid)
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PHCS EPO
  • PHCS POS
  • PHCS PPO
  • PPONEXT (Healthstar/PHN) EPO
  • PPONEXT (Healthstar/PHN) PPO
  • Self Pay
  • Smart Health
  • State of Illinois PPO
  • Tricare
  • Tricare PPO
  • Unicare HMO
  • Unicare POS
  • Unicare PPO
  • United Healthcare of IL HMO
  • United HealthCare of IL Medicare
  • United Healthcare of IL POS
  • United Healthcare of IL PPO
  • Wellcare
  • Wellcare Harmony (Medicaid)
  • Wellcare/Harmony (Medicare)
Our Story

Our Story

AMITA Health is a faith based health system created by Adventist Midwest Health and Alexian Brothers Health System. AMITA Health is focused on delivering the most efficient, highest-quality, faith-based care possible. We are a new health system that integrates our founding organizations' nine hospitals and an extensive physician provider network of more than 3,000 physicians. 

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AMITA Health offers a full range of services for you and your family. From acute care and obstetrics to cardiac and emergency care, we're committed to providing quality care that is open, inclusive and compassionate, delivered with dignity and empathy for all.

Clinical Research

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AMITA Health is committed to advancing medicine through clinical research. Clinical research trials are a way to test the safety and effectiveness of new ideas and procedures in an ethical, controlled environment. Many of the current medical treatments available today were developed in a clinical research trial.