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Specializes in Maternal-Fetal Medicine • Male • Age 51

15775 Laguna Canyon Rd Ste 160
Irvine, CA 92618
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Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian
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Newport Beach, CA 92663
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Laguna Hills, CA 92653

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OC Maternal-Fetal Medicine
OC Maternal-Fetal Medicine
15775 Laguna Canyon Rd Ste 160
Irvine, CA 92618
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    Dr. Kurtzman's Experience

    Dr. Kurtzman's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Maternal-Fetal Medicine
    • Obstetrics & Gynecology

    Board Certifications

    • Maternal & Fetal Medicine
    • Obstetrics & Gynecology
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    • 3D Ultrasound
    • Amniocentesis
    • Genetic Counseling Services
    • Targeted Ultrasound
    • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
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    • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
    • Breech Position
    • Coagulation Defects in Pregnancy and Postpartum
    • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
    • Congenital Heart Disease
    • Encounters for High-Risk Pregnancies
    • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
    • Gestational Diabetes
    • Hematologic Abnormalities Associated With Pregnancy
    • Hypertension
    • Hypertension Complicating Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postpartum
    • Intrauterine Growth Restriction
    • Ovarian Cysts
    • Placenta Previa
    • Pregestational Diabetes Mellitus
    • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
    • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
    • Venous Thrombosis and Phlebitis in Pregnancy
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    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for California.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

    Awards

    Media & Publications

    • National Award for Research Excellence 29th Annual Meeting Society of Maternal-Fetal Medicine (Best Paper, plenary session), 2009
    • National Award for Research Excellence 22nd Annual Meeting Society of Maternal-Fetal Medicine (Best Paper, poster session), 2002
    • Phi Beta Kappa, Stanford University, 1983
    • Assoc. of Professors, OB-GYN Award of Excellence in Teaching, University of Louisville School of Medicine, 1998
    • Kaiser Teaching Award, UC San Francisco School of Medicine, 1994
    • Teaching Award Recipient, Medical Students of University of Chapel Hill, North Carolina School of Medicine, 1989
    • National Award for Research Excellence, 19th Annual Meeting Society of Maternal-Fetal Medicine (Best Paper, oral session), 1999
    • National Award for Research Excellence 18th Annual Meeting, Society of Maternal-Fetal Medicine (Best Paper, oral session), 1998
    • Patients' Choice Award, 2008, 09,
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of California, San Diego, School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1988

    Internship Hospital

    University Of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
    Complete in 1989

    Residency Hospital

    University Of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
    Complete in 1992

    Fellowship Hospital

    Uc San Francisco
    Complete in 1994
    University Of Louisville, Kentucky
    Complete in 1997

    Undergraduate Schools

    Stanford University
    Graduated in 1984
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Kurtzman & Staff

    • English
    • French
    • Spanish
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    Dr. Kurtzman's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian

    • Loma Linda University Medical Center

    • Saddleback Memorial Medical Center

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    Dr. Kurtzman's Office & Staff

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    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.9 out of 5

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    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.9 out of 5

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    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

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    4.9 out of 5

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    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4.9 out of 5

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    OC Maternal-Fetal Medicine
    15775 Laguna Canyon Rd Ste 160
    Irvine, CA 92618
    (949) 336-7337 (Office)
    (949) 336-7336 (Fax)
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