Dr. Melissa Hurwitz, MD

Pediatric Gastroenterology •  Female • Age 50
  
Dr. Hurwitz
Accepting new patients

Lucile Packard Child Hsp Gastro

730 Welch Rd # 2 Palo Alto, CA 94304

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(650) 723-5070

Dr. Melissa Hurwitz, MD is a Pediatric Gastroenterology Specialist in Palo Alto, CA and has over 23 years of experience in the medical field. She graduated from Tufts U, School of Medicine medical school in 1997. She is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Hurwitz to book an appointment.


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Dr. Hurwitz accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
Advantage-CA HMO
Advantage-CA PPO
Balanced (Prudent Buyer)-CA PPO
Blue Cross (CACare) - Large Group-CA HMO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Individual-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Large Group-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Small Group-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Student Health-CA PPO
Bronze (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze EPO (Prudent Buyer / Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Bronze w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer PPO/Small Grp)-CA PPO
Dignity Health EPO / PPO-CA
Dignity Health PHC EPO & HDP/HSA-CA
Dignity Health Ventura EPO/PPO-CA
EPO-CA
Gold (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Gold Advantage-CA PPO
Gold EPO (Prudent Buyer / Small Grp)-CA PPO
Gold EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Lumenos Plans-CA PPO
Major Risk Medical Insurance Program (MRMIP) - Prudent Buyer-CA PPO
MemorialCare Custom-CA PPO
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
PERS Choice / PERSCare Providers-CA PPO
PERS Traditional-CA HMO
Platinum (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Select Plus-CA HMO
Silver (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
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Silver EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
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Traditional
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UC Health Savings Plan-CA
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UCSHIP-CA PPO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
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No malpractice claims found for California
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Dr. Hurwitz's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Constipation
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hurwitz treats Constipation more than 68% of her peers

Dr. Hurwitz treats this condition more than 68% of her peers

Gastrointestinal Diseases
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hurwitz treats Gastrointestinal Diseases more than 39% of her peers

Dr. Hurwitz treats this condition more than 39% of her peers

Abdominal Disorders
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hurwitz treats Abdominal Disorders more than 37% of her peers

Dr. Hurwitz treats this condition more than 37% of her peers

Dr. Hurwitz's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Constipation
  • Copper Metabolism Disorders
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diarrhea
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophagitis
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Giardiasis
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepatopulmonary Syndrome
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Malnutrition
  • Nausea
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Pancreatitis
  • Pouchitis
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Vascular Disease
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

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Biography

Dr. Melissa Hurwitz, MD is a Pediatric Gastroenterology Specialist in Palo Alto, CA and has over 23 years of experience in the medical field. She graduated from Tufts U, School of Medicine medical school in 1997. She is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Hurwitz to book an appointment.

Specialties

  • Pediatric Gastroenterology

Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Gastroenterology

Education

Lucile Sater Packard Hosp Stanford
Fellowship Hospital
2000
UCLA Chldns Hosp
Residency Hospital
1998
UCLA Chldns Hosp
Internship Hospital
1997
Tufts U, School of Medicine
Medical School

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Locations

Lucile Packard Child Hsp Gastro

Lucile Packard Child Hsp Gastro730 Welch Rd # 2 Palo Alto, CA 94304
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Palo Alto Medical Foundation

Palo Alto Medical Foundation795 El Camino Real Palo Alto, CA 94301
2

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Santa Clara Valley Medical Center750 S Bascom Ave San Jose, CA 95128
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