Dr. Shepard Hurwitz, MD

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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male • Age 65

101 Mason Farm Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27599
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Dr. Hurwitz's Experience

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Dr. Hurwitz's Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

Procedures Dr. Hurwitz Performs

  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
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Hospital Quality

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University of North Carolina Hospital
101 Manning Dr
Chapel Hill, NC 27514

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Appointments & Offices

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UNC Healthcare Orthopedics
UNC Healthcare Orthopedics
101 Mason Farm Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27599
2216 Ivy Rd
Charlottesville, VA 22903
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    Dr. Hurwitz's Experience

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
    • Fracture Care
    • Joint Drainage
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
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    • Achilles Tendinitis
    • Ankle Fracture
    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Bunion
    • Bursitis
    • Chondrocalcinosis
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Elbow Injuries
    • Foot Fracture
    • Fracture
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Ganglion Cyst
    • Gout
    • Hammer Toe
    • Hand Conditions
    • Heel Spur
    • Hip Fracture
    • Knee Dislocation
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hands
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    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteopenia
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Plantar Fasciitis
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Shoulder Disorders
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
    • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
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    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for North Carolina.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons
    Graduated in 1976
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Hurwitz & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Hurwitz's Hospital Quality

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    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Hurwitz

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    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hurwitz to family and friends

    5 out of 5

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    Dr. Hurwitz's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    2.5 out of 5

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    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    5 out of 5

    1 response

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    5 out of 5

    1 response

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

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    Experience with Dr. Hurwitz

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    5 out of 5

    2 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4.5 out of 5

    2 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    5 out of 5

    2 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    5 out of 5

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    What insurance does he accept?*

    • Aetna
    • Cigna
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • Coventry Health Care
    • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    • Humana
    • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
    • MedCost
    • MultiPlan
    • Tricare
    • UnitedHealthCare
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    Office Locations

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    UNC Healthcare Orthopedics
    101 Mason Farm Road
    Chapel Hill, NC 27599
    (919) 962-6637 (Office)
    (919) 966-7956 (Fax)
    B
    2216 Ivy Rd
    Charlottesville, VA 22903
    C
    545 Ray C Hunt Dr
    Charlottesville, VA 22903
    D
    102 Mason Farm Road
    Chapel Hill, NC 27599
    (919) 966-7890 (Office)
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