Dr Jeffrey Jay Hurwitz

Dr Jeffrey Jay Hurwitz


Toronto Canada

Professor and former Chair Ophthalmology and Vision Sciences University of Toronto.

Former Ophthalmologist-in-Chief Mount Sinai Hospital.

1. Mount Sinai Hospital: Ophthalmologist-in-Chief, 1989-2017.
Oculoplastic Consultant, 2017-present.
2. Hospital for Sick Children: Oculoplastic Consultant, 1989-present.
3. Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre: Oculoplastic Consultant, 1976-present.
4. University Health Network: Oculoplastic Consultant, 2001-present.

a) Undergraduate University of Toronto, Medical Student 1961-1967

b) Post-Graduate St. Michael’s Hospital, Intern
Training 1967-1968
University of West Indies, Jamaica;
Professor’s Senior House Officer. Surgery 1968.
Capetown University, South Africa; Junior
Registrar. Cardiac Surgery, 1969
Witwatersrand University, South Africa;
Junior Registrar. Ophthalmology, 1970
University of Toronto, Ophthalmology Residency 1970-1973

c) Fellowship Training Moorfields Eye Hospital,
University of London, U.K.
Lacrimal & Orbital Surgery, 1974

M.D. – 1967
F.R.C.S. (C). – 1974

Chairman of Ophthalmology, University of Toronto
April 1, 2001 to June 30, 2012
Promotion to Professor of Ophthalmology, U of T
Effective July 1, 1994
Associate Professor of Ophthalmology, U of T
Effective 1983
Vice-Chair of Global Health, Department of Ophthalmology, U of T
July 1, 2012 – 2017

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