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Mark Hurwitz, M.D., FASTRO, FACRO

Professor and Chair of Radiation MedicineSquare

Email: mhurwitz2@nymc.edu
Address: 100 Woods Road, Suite 1303
Phone 2: (914) 594-2088

Dr. Hurwitz also previously served as director of Regional Program Development for the Department of Radiation Oncology at the Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center at Harvard Medical School. He played a central role in the development of the first national radiation oncology patient safety organization and has directed efforts on advancing the translation of biology and technology into clinical practice both nationally and internationally. He has led several groundbreaking trials for National Cancer Institute-sponsored cooperative research groups including Cancer and Leukemia Group B, Radiation Therapy Oncology Group and NRG Oncology.


  • M.D. from the Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine
  • B.A. in Biology from Franklin and Marshall College

Post-doctoral training

  • 6/1993-6/1994     Intern, Internal Medicine, Greater Baltimore Medical Center
  • 6/1994-6/1997     Resident, Radiation Oncology Johns Hopkins Hospital
  • 6/1996-6/1997     Chief Resident, Radiation Oncology, Johns Hopkins Hospital
  • 11/2007-9/2008   Brigham & Women’s Physician Leadership Program, Harvard Business School
  • 1/2018-12/2018   Thomas Jefferson Quality and Safety Physician Leadership Program

Board-certified in radiation oncology

Dr. Hurwitz has published more than 100 research journal publications, books and chapters and speaks around the globe. He currently serves as associate editor of the International Journal of Hyperthermia and the American Journal of Medical Quality. He is a fellow of the American Society for Radiation Oncology as well as the American College of Radiation Oncology and previously served as the 24th president of the Society for Thermal Medicine.

Areas of Expertise:


    • Genitourinary and Musculoskeletal
    • Radiation Oncology

Special Clinical Interest:

    • Genitourinary Oncology
    • Musculoskeletal Oncology

Membership and Affiliation:

  • American College of Radiation Oncology
  • American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO)
  • NRG Oncology
  • Society for Thermal Medicine
  • Atzelsberg Circle Scientific Study Group for Hyperthermia in Radiation Oncology and Medical Oncology 

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