Mark Hurwitz, MD, FACRO

Contact Dr. Hurwitz

111 South 11th Street
Bodine Cancer Center,
Suite G-301
Philadelphia, PA 19107

(215) 955-6644
(215) 955-0412 fax

Medical School

Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, Hershey, Pennsylvania


Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland

Board Certification

American Board of Radiology, Radiation Oncology 1998, Recertification 2008

University Appointment

Professor, 2012

Research & Clinical Interest

Genitourinary Oncology, Bone and Sarcoma, Gastrointestinal Oncology, Thermal Medicine

Mark Hurwitz, MD, has been appointed Vice Chair for Quality, Safety,and Performance Excellence and Director of Thermal Oncology of the Departmentof Radiation Oncology at Thomas Jefferson University and Hospital.

Dr. Hurwitz is a widely recognized leader in the fields of thermal medicine and genitourinary oncology, and previously served as Director of Regional Program Development for the Department of Radiation Oncology at the Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’sCancer Center. Dr. Hurwitz is the first to hold these newly-established positions, as part of Jefferson’s goal to continue its strong focus on quality assurance and patient safety in radiation oncology and other disciplines and to expand upon promising treatment techniques.“I’m delighted to be joining an institutionthat already has a very prominent profile in quality assurance, excellence and innovation,” said Dr. Hurwitz. “I’m stepping into this new position to assist the Department of Radiation Oncology at Jefferson in reaching the next level in terms of developing a formalized, comprehensive quality assurance program that encompasses all aspects of quality, including research, education, patient care and safety."