Norwalk, CT (PRWEB) June 15, 2010
Reproductive Medicine Associates of Connecticut (RMACT) – Fairfield County’s largest fertility clinic and egg donation center – announced today that Dr. Joshua M. Hurwitz has been appointed Division Director of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (REI) services in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences of Danbury Hospital. Dr. Hurwitz, who joined the RMACT team in 2006, is an infertility specialist in reproductive endocrinology with a passion for patient care and teaching.
As Division Director of REI, Dr. Hurwitz will be responsible for developing and implementing the division’s academic program, teaching residents, and giving lectures, as well as caring for infertility patients. Dr. Hurwitz has been teaching residents at Danbury Hospital in the operating rooms, clinic and RMACT’s private office for over three years, making his transition to director a natural progression. He will continue teaching and implementing the most advanced infertility therapies available, including endocrinological, surgical, genetic and in-vitro fertilization (IVF) techniques.
“Like RMACT, Danbury Hospital brings together advanced medicine, research and a sense of community,” says Dr. Hurwitz. “Because we share these core values, our department and our practice have worked well together for years. I am thrilled to take on this responsibility and to be working with residents.”
Dr. Joshua Hurwitz is board certified in both Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility. Along with his work at RMACT and Danbury Hospital, he is an associate professor at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York. He received his undergraduate degree in Biology and Society from Cornell University, and his medical degree from Jefferson Medical College. Dr. Hurwitz completed his residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, both in Philadelphia and completed a three-year fellowship in reproductive endocrinology at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York. His research interests include reproductive aging, IVF, premature ovarian failure, oocyte cryopreservation, reproductive surgeries, embryo donation, and bioethics.
Dr. Hurwitz is a member of the Society of Reproductive Endocrinologists, Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and the American Society for Reproductive Medicine. He has been recognized with the “People’s Choice” and “Leading On-Time Doctor” awards from Vitals.com.
Reproductive Medicine Associates of Connecticut (RMACT) specializes in the treatment of infertility. With Connecticut fertility clinics and egg donation offices in Norwalk, Danbury and Greenwich, and affiliate New York fertility clinics serving Westchester, Putnam and Dutchess counties, our team of Board-Certified Reproductive Endocrinologists offer a wide range of infertility treatments from ovulation induction and intrauterine insemination (IUI) to the most advanced assisted reproductive technologies including IVF, egg donation and preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD). The RMACT team of fertility doctors includes Drs. Mark P. Leondires, Spencer S. Richlin, Joshua M. Hurwitz and Cynthia M. Murdock. All physicians are members of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM), the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology (SART) and the Fairfield County and Connecticut Medical Societies. RMACT’s IVF laboratory is accredited by the College of American Pathologists (CAP), and CLIA; other accreditations include the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC) and the American Institute for Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM). RMACT offers individualized infertility treatment plans in a patient-focused and supportive environment. Support services, such as, infertility treatment financing, psychological counseling, acupuncture and yoga are also available. For more information visit, http://www.RMACT.com.
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