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Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine
45 years of experience
Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (8)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Alfred Hurwitz, Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine is Excellent. Dr. Hurwitz has been reviewed by 19 patients who have provided 8 comments. The rating is 5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.7
Promptness 4.7
Courteous Staff 4.5
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 4.9
Spends Time with Me 4.9
Follows Up After Visit 4.8

Specialties & Research

Dr. Alfred Hurwitz, MD is board certified in Gastroenterology.

  • He has special expertise in 6 areas:
  • Acid Reflux Disease (Gastroesophageal Reflux / GERD)
  • Constipation
  • Disorders of the esophagus
  • Hepatitis C
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Ulcerative Colitis

Education & Awards

Dr. Hurwitz graduated from Harvard University , Boston. He has 4 awards.

Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2012, 2014)
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010 - 2012, 2014)
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)


Dr. Hurwitz has 2 hospital affiliations:

  • O'Connor Hospital - San Jose 
  • Santa Clara Valley Medical Center 


  • Spanish
  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Alfred Lewis Hurwitz MD is a male Internist, has 45 years of experience and practices in Gastroenterology.
Where does Dr. Alfred L. Hurwitz practice?
Dr. Alfred Hurwitz has 1 office location.
Dr. Alfred Hurwitz practices Gastroenterology near San Jose, CA.
See San Jose Gastroenterologists.