Dr. Lyle Hurwitz

Dr. Lyle Hurwitz2018-08-31T02:44:35+00:00

Dr Hurwitz was born and raised in Johannesburg South Africa. He graduated from medical school from The university of Pretoria in South Africa. He completed Internal Medicine Residency  at the Carney Hospital (affiliated to Boston University) and then moved to sunny south Florida and completed his Gastroenterology fellowship at Jackson Memorial Hospital /University of Miami. He is board certified in gastroenterology and has been practicing in Palm Beach for almost 20 years.

He was drawn to Gastroenterology as it combines both the intellectual, cognitive aspect with the procedure (endoscopy) aspect of medicine. He has performed over 15000 procedures including upper endoscopy, colonoscopy and ERCP.

Dr Hurwitz strives to provide the highest quality medical care in a nurturing environment. “ My secret for caring for my patients is caring about my patients,” says Dr Hurwitz

He has been involved in numerous research projects including studies on colorectal cancer screening, gastroesophageal reflux disease, irritable bowel, diverticulitis, clostridium difficile and hepatitis C.

He enjoys spending time with his wife and 3 children, traveling,reading cycling and running.

Education

University of Pretoria
Pretoria, South Africa
MBChB
1990

Internship:
Coronation & J.G. Strydom Hospitals
Johannesburg, South Africa
Internal Medicine
1991-1992

Residency:
Carney Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts
Internal Medicine
7/1993-6/1996

Fellowship:
Jackson Memorial Hospital
Miami, Florida
Gastroenterology
7/1996-6/1999

BOARD CERTIFICATION:

American Board of Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine
1996

American Board of Internal Medicine
Gastroenterology
Certified 1999
Recertified 2008