Dr. James Kurtzman, MD

Dr. James Kurtzman, MD

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Dr. James Kurtzman, MD is a maternal-fetal medicine specialist in Irvine, CA and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from University Of California, San Diego, School Of Medicine in 1988 and specializes in maternal-fetal medicine and obstetrics & gynecology.

15775 Laguna Canyon Rd Ste 160

Irvine, CA 92618

Contact Information

(949) 336-7337

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Health Net of California
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Care Philosophy

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2  Specialties

  • Maternal-Fetal Medicine
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

2  Board Certifications

  • Maternal & Fetal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*

18  Conditions Treated

  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
  • Breech Position
  • Coagulation Defects in Pregnancy and Postpartum
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • High Risk 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

6  Procedures

  • 3D Ultrasound
  • Amniocentesis
  • Genetic Counseling Services
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Targeted Ultrasound
  • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • Stanford University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1984
  • University Of California, San Diego, School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • University Of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • University Of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • University Of California At San Francisco
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • University Of Louisville, Kentucky
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • 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,
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kurtzman's Reviews

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kurtzman to family and friends
30 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (30)

  • 5
    (28)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Kurtzman's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Drs Kurtzman and Galyon are incredible doctors and are the reason I have two amazing daughters. Their care and expertise is outstanding. Both have amazing bedside manner and truly care about you as a patient and will spend as much time as needed with you. I have had 2 incredibly high risk...more
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Dr. Kurtzman, Dr. Galyon and their staff have been angels sent from heaven with my high risk pregnancy. Throughout my whole experience with them, they were gentle, they were patient and incredibly understanding. They take the time to explain everything to you. They make you feel important and...more
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Dr. Kurtzman helped save my pregnancy. He helped my pregnancy go full-term after I was placed on bed rest at 19 weeks for an incompetent cervix & risk of preterm labor. He guided me through the process with exceptional knowledge and experience. I really believe his ability to think outside the box...more
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