Dr. Kurtzman received his medical degree from Hahnemann University Medical School, Philadelphia, PA in 1981, completed his residency in general surgery in 1985 and completed his residency in plastic and reconstructive surgery in 1987. Dr. Kurtzman is board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and a member of the prestigious American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) and the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (ASAPS).
In addition to his outstanding credentials, Dr. Kurtzman is medical director for Operation Smile, a not-for-profit, volunteer medical services organization that provides reconstructive facial surgery to underprivileged children and young adults in 16 developing nations. Dr. Kurtzman also trains physicians in the Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky area on the safety and use of BOTOX® Cosmetic, Latisse®, Juvéderm®, and several other injectables. In 2002, Dr. Kurtzman was awarded the World Journey of Hope humanitarian award for his contributions to this organization.
Operation Smile is a not-for-profit, volunteer medical services organization that provides reconstructive facial surgery to underprivileged children and young adults in 16 developing nations. Dr. Kurtzman has traveled more than twenty times and performed over 500 pro-bono reconstructive operations on children in the Philippines, Liberia, The West Bank, Ghana, Colombia, Kenya, Morocco, Peru, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, and Vietnam.
Philadelphia, PA, 1981
Norfolk Virginia, 1987
Philadelphia, PA, 1981 – 1985
Dr. Baker, Dr. Gordon and Dr. Stuzin, Miami, Florida, 1988
Eastern Virginia Graduate School of Medicine, Norfolk, Virginia, 1988