Born and raised in Southern California, Dr. Kurtz earned his bachelor's degree from the University of Southern California in 2004. After graduating from medical school in Iowa, he completed his internship and residency in Long Beach in 2011. After graduation Dr. Kurtz opened his own private practice and has been running it ever since. Dr. Kurtz is board certified in internal medicine and specializes in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of adult diseases. A lifelong athlete, Dr. Kurtz has a special interest in physical fitness, nutrition and the treatment and prevention of injuries related to sports. Dr. Kurtz has hospital privileges at St. Jude, Placentia-Linda, and Hoag Hospital. When he is out of the office, Dr. Kurtz enjoys snowboarding, playing hockey and traveling.