Muhlenberg College, Allentown, PA, Bachelor of Science 1971, Cum Laude
Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA, Medical Doctor, 1975
St. Mary’s Health Center, St. Louis, MO, Categorical* Internal Medicine Internship, 1975- 1976
Thomas Jefferson Univ. Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, Residency in Ophthalmology, 1976-1979
Wills Eye Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, Fellowship in Glaucoma, 1979-1980
Founder: Sarasota/Manatee Chapter, Nat’l Society to Prevent Blindness
Honors Award-American Academy of Ophthalmology
“Filtration Surgery Course” Instructor (9 years)
Annual Meeting American Academy of Ophthalmology
Affiliate Associate Professor of Ophthalmology-University of South Florida, College of Medicine, Tampa
Chairman, “Glaucoma 2001 Project”-State of Florida-1996-1998
Medical Consultant, Florida Agency for Healthcare Administration 2000-2005
Dr. Hurvitz has contributed articles to Ophthalmology Journals since 1983 as a primary author and co-author, focusing largely on glaucoma and cataract surgery. His articles are on display in the Clinic’s waiting room.
Born and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Dr. Hurvitz came to live and practice in Sarasota in 1980. He and his wife have four children and they enjoy skiing, hiking, and walking..