Michael Hurwitz, MD, FACS
SPECIALTIES: Laparoscopic hernia repair, robotic surgery, robotic single-incision gallbladder removal, gastrointestinal surgery, thyroid/parathyroid surgery, adrenalectomy, melanoma surgery, complex wound management and hyperbaric medicine
Dr. Hurwitz is certified by the American Board of Surgery, a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and fellowship-trained in advanced minimally invasive surgery and surgical oncology. He has been in practice at Hoag Hospital since 1998. His clinical interests include: the application of minimally invasive/robotic surgery to hernia repair, single-incision gallbladder surgery, and gastrointestinal surgery; endocrine surgery (thyroid, parathyroid and adrenal surgery); and the surgical management of melanoma. In addition, he serves as Medical Director of the Hoag Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine Center.
- Hoag Hospital Newport Beach
- Hoag Hospital Irvine
- Newport Beach Surgery Center
- Bachelor of Science, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1982.
- Doctor of Medicine, Louisiana State University New Orleans Medical Center, 1988.
- General Surgery, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA 1988-94.
- Surgical Oncology, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, 1994-95.
- Advanced Minimally Invasive Surgery, University of Southern California, 1997-98.
- Robotic Surgery
- Complex Wound Care, Hyperbaric Medicine
- President, Orange County Medical Association, 2009-10.
- Past Chairman, Hoag Hospital Department of Surgery, 2005-07.
- Member-at-large, Hoag Hospital Medical Executive Committee, 2011-14.