Dr. Eli Hurowitz, MD

Dr. Eli Hurowitz, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 54
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Dr. Eli Hurowitz, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Birmingham, AL and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from Umdnj--New Jersey Medical School in 1998 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

2700 10th Ave S Ste 200

Birmingham, AL 35205

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Hurowitz performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Ankle Sprains and Strains
very high
more than 99% of peers
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
very high
more than 99% of peers
Foot Fracture
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Hurowitz "The orthopedic treatment of lower extremity injuries, deformities and pain."

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

82  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bone Loss
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Non-Healing Wounds
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clubfoot
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Contracture
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic (Charcot) Foot
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Foot and Ankle Disorders
  • Foot and Ankle Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Heel Spur
  • Hip Fracture
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Prosthetic Joint Mechanical Failure
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Tendonitis
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Torn Cartilage
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31  Procedures

  • Adult Joint Reconstruction
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Bone and Joint Repair
  • Diabetic Foot Care
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Foot Surgery
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Replacement Surgery
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Alabama.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Weill Cornell Medical College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1986
  • Umdnj--New Jersey Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • University Of Alabama Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1999
  • University Of Alabama Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Healthsouth Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hurowitz has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hurowitz's Reviews

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hurowitz to family and friends
29 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (29)

  • 5
    (26)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Hurowitz's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

I put off having surgery for over ten years and I am so glad that I found Dr. Hurowitz and decided to have him operate on my foot. He is extremely intelligent, very patient, and very good at what he does. He takes his time with you and explains and answers questions in detail. I come from a...more
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My experience with Dr. Hurowitz was outstanding and I would recommend him to anyone. He is a tremendous surgeon and explained everything so that I could clearly understand exactly what was going on. He was patient with my questions, thorough and never made me feel like he was in a hurry. He...more
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Dr. Hurowitz is very good. He actually sits down with you and explain in detail your complete diagnosis. Have been to three different podiatrist before being referred to Dr. H. His approach to conservative treatment of my Plantar Faciitis was the best and most logical. Thinking if I follow his...more
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Dr. Hurowitz is the best! He explained exactly what was wrong with my ankle and what our game plan was gonna be. He was kind and caring! He and his staff were always available whenever I needed them. I would highly recommend him to any of my family and friends who have ankle and feet problems...more
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He was very attentive to my needs and the surgery went very smoothly.
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