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Dr. Joshua Hurwitz

Partner at Reproductive Medicine Associates of Connecticut (RMA of CT)

Joshua Hurwitz, MD, is a Partner in Reproductive Endocrinology at Reproductive Medicine Associates of Connecticut (RMACT) and is board-certified in both Obstetrics & Gynecology and Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility. Dr. Hurwitz joined the practice in 2006 with a passion for patient care and teaching. In addition, he is Division Director of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (REI) services in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences of Danbury Hospital.

“Dr. Hurwitz is amazing. I wish all my doctors were like him. He treats me like he would his own family member. Dr. Hurwitz has been there for us every step of the way, during all the ups and downs that come with infertility. He remains positive we will get the outcome we desire.”

MG | Norwalk, CT

About Dr. Joshua Hurwitz

As Division Director of REI, Dr. Hurwitz is 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. 

He received his undergraduate degree in Biology & Society from Cornell University, and his medical degree from the Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia.  Dr. Hurwitz completed his residency in Obstetrics & Gynecology at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, also in Philadelphia. During residency training, Dr. Hurwitz was named Best Laparoscopic Surgeon, and has received many teaching awards.

"Dr. Hurwitz is compassionate and truthful and logical - which in my mind is exactly what you need when going through this. Everything is laid out really effectively and there are no gaps or surprises in treatment"

EK | Fairfield, CT

After residency, he completed a three year fellowship in reproductive endocrinology at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York.  During his fellowship, Dr. Hurwitz successfully launched several research programs related to reproductive aging and diminished ovarian reserve and has presented his research findings at many leading national and international fertility conferences. His research interests also include premature ovarian failure, oocyte cryopreservation, reproductive surgeries, embryo donation, and bioethics. He has published numerous abstracts, articles and book chapters on reproductive aging, reproductive hormones, IVF, ultrasound, 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 is also currently Assistant Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Women’s Health at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and the Director of Fertility Preservation at Western CT Health Network.

Education and Honors

  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals
  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Patient's Choice Award, 2012
  • Patient's Choice Award, 2009
  • Vitals.com Most Compassionate Award, 2009
  • Patient's Choice Award, 2010
  • Patient's Choice Award, 2011
  • Vitals.com Leading On-Time Doctor, 2010

“Dr. Hurwitz is very positive and upbeat. He talks to me like he's my coach and our team is going to win. He was very sensitive to my loss. Setbacks are treated as a learning experience and we find the right next steps together."

LP | Stamford, CT

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