Thomas Hirschauer, MD, PhD


2021-2023       Clinical Neurophysiology (IONM) and Epilepsy Fellowships, Stanford University
2018-2021       Neurology Residency, University of California, San Diego
2017-2018       Preliminary Medicine Internship, University of California, Irvine
2009-2017       M.D. Ohio State University College of Medicine
2009-2015       Ph.D. Neuroscience Graduate Program, Ohio State University
2004-2008       B.S. Physics and Biology, University of Dayton



Intraoperative neurophysiologic monitoring
Neurostimulation and brain mapping
Computer-assisted EEG analysis
Brain-computer interfaces
Artificial intelligence and machine learning



Hirschauer TJ, Buford JA (2015). Bilateral force transients in the upper limbs evoked by single-pulse microstimulation in the pontomedullary reticular formation. Journal of Neurophysiology, 113(7), 2592-2604.
Hirschauer TJ, Adeli H, Buford JA (2015). Computer-aided diagnosis of Parkinson's disease using an enhanced probabilistic neural network. Journal of Medical Systems, 39(11), 179, 1-12.
Hirschauer TJ, Buford JA (2015). “Spike-triggered averaging from neurons in the pontomedullary reticular formation reveals bilateral upper limb forces.” American Physician Scientists Association, Chicago, IL.
Hirschauer TJ, Buford JA (2014). “Bilateral force transients in the upper limbs following single-pulse microstimulation in the ponto-medullary reticular formation.” Society for Neuroscience, Washington, DC.
Szaflarski JP, DiFrancesco M, Hirschauer TJ, Banks C, Privitera MD, Gotman J, Holland SK (2010). Cortical and subcortical contributions to absence seizure onset examined with EEG/fMRI. Epilepsy & Behavior, 18(4), 404-413.
Hirschauer TJ, DiFrancesco M, Holland SK, Privitera MD, Szaflarski JP (2008). “Imaging absence seizures with EEG/fMRI at 4T.” American Epilepsy Society, Seattle, WA.



2017: Excellence in Neurology Research Award, Ohio State University College of Medicine
2015: ASCI/AAP Joint Meeting Travel Award, American Physician Scientists Association
2014-2015: Albert Schweitzer Fellowship, Schweitzer Fellows Program
2014: Council of Graduate Students Career Development Grant, Ohio State University Graduate School
2014: Edward J. Ray Travel Award for Scholarship and Service, Ohio State University Graduate School
2011-2013: Choose Ohio First for Bioinformatics Scholarship, Ohio Department of Higher Education
2010-2012: MD/PhD Leadership and Academic Achievement Scholarship, Ohio State University



Spending time with his children
Playing board games