Dr. Kurt Hirshorn, MD

Dr. Kurt Hirshorn, MD

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Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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44 y/o
(27)

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Dr. Kurt Hirshorn, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Saint Petersburg, FL and has been practicing for 7 years. He specializes in orthopedic surgery.Read his story

All Florida Orthopaedic Associates

4600 4th St N

Saint Petersburg, FL 33703
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Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • PHCS
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
very high
more than 99% of peers
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Hirshorn's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Hirshorn's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Hirshorn "Dr. Hirshorn went to medical school and public health school at USF College of Medicine in Tampa, Florida. He completed his Orthopaedic training at Atlanta Medical Center. Dr. Hirshorn also completed additional specialty fellowship training in minimally-invasive hip and knee replacement surgery at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. Dr. Hirshorn has worked with the leaders in the field of joint replacement surgery, minimally-invasive surgery, implant design and testing. He has also worked as an assistant team physician for the Atlanta Falcons and Thrashers. Dr. Hirshorn grew up in Tampa, Florida."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Hirshorn "We strive to put the patient first and form a lasting partnership to meet your health needs as we treat the total patient and not just the injury. We do this by basing out healthcare on trust and understanding, as well as having the best support staff to assist in the journey along the way to healing."

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

106  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Heel Spur
  • Hereditary Spherocytosis
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Disorders
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
  • Wrist Fracture
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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

  • University of Florida
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1997
  • University of South Florida / College of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2005
  • Atlanta Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2006
  • Atlanta Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2010
  • Rush University Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2011

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hirshorn has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Laotian
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hirshorn's Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hirshorn to family and friends
27 total reviews (9 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (27)

  • 5
    (22)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Hirshorn'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

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

As an avid tennis player I was in denial about front left hip pain. Dr. H. showed me the x-ray of a left hip joint totally shot; said "I can fix it, it will change your life". Instilled confidence that I should proceed. The surgery, and the recovery, were both nearly miraculous in ease and...more
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Dr. Hirshorn's "Care Philosophy" refers to creating "lasting partnerships" with patients, which has been my experience. He walked me through making decisions regarding my right knee, starting with an arthroscopic procedure to a minimally invasive partial knee replacement. I appreciate his...more
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Dr. Hirshorn performed two knee surgeries on my mother. He is an incredibly skilled and compassionate doctor. He went above and beyond for her and performed the procedure even though there was a great deal of time.
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Dr. Hirshorn preformed the surgery to revise a painful knee that was replaced by a local reputable surgeon two years ago. The other doctor told me the knee replacement was perfect and that there was nothing wrong. I began to think i was crazy, but after two years of pain, i took the advise of a...more
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I chose Dr Hirshorn after reading and studying reviews. I was extremely disappointed in my choice. He was very arrogant; inpatient and showed little professionalism. I brought a recent MRI film & report of my knee to my appointment. His office required x rays anyway. He only read the report &...more
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