Dr. Melissa Hurwitz, MD

Pediatric GastroenterologyFemaleAge 52

Pediatric Gastroenterology

Dr. Melissa Hurwitz, MD is a Pediatric Gastroenterology Specialist in Palo Alto, CA and has over 25 years of experience in the medical field. She graduated from Tufts U, School of Medicine in 1997. Her office accepts new patients.

Dr. Melissa Hurwitz, MD

Palo Alto Medical Foundation

795 El Camino Real Palo Alto, CA 94301
Accepting new patients

Accepting new patients

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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 85% of her peers

Dr. Hurwitz treats this condition more than 85% of her peers

Ultrasound, Endoanal
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Dr. Hurwitz performs Ultrasound, Endoanal more than 80% of her peers

Dr. Hurwitz performs this procedure more than 80% of her peers

Liver Function Test
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hurwitz performs Liver Function Test more than 80% of her peers

Dr. Hurwitz performs this procedure more than 80% of her peers

Dr. Hurwitz's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • All Types of Food Poisoning
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening
  • Constipation
  • Copper Metabolism Disorders
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diarrhea
  • Duodenal Polypectomy
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysphagia
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enteritis
  • Eosinophilic Esophagitis
  • Esophagitis
  • Food Allergy
  • Food Poisoning
  • Gallbladder Scan
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Hepatitis A Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Impedance Testing
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Liver Function Test
  • Megacolon
  • Nausea
  • pH Probe
  • Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Ultrasound, Endoanal
  • Ultrasound, Esophageal
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • VAP Lipid Testing
  • Vomiting Disorders
  • Wireless pH Testing

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(650) 853-2983

Dr. Hurwitz accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
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Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
Advantage-CA HMO
Advantage-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 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 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 Traditional-CA HMO
Platinum (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Select Plus-CA HMO
Silver Advantage-CA PPO
Silver EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Silver EPO w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer/Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer PPO/Small Grp)-CA PPO
Tenet Network-CA PPO
Traditional
Traditional PPO
UC Care-CA PPO
UC CORE-CA PPO
UC Health Savings Plan-CA
UC High Option Supplement to Medicare-CA
UC Medicare with Prescription Drugs-CA PPO
UC Medicare without Prescription Drugs-CA PPO
UC Resident and Fellows-CA PPO
UCSHIP-CA PPO
USC Plan (Two Tiered Network)-CA HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Select Plus HMO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO

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About Me

Biography

Dr. Melissa Hurwitz, MD is a Pediatric Gastroenterology Specialist in Palo Alto, CA and has over 25 years of experience in the medical field. She graduated...Read more

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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What are Dr. Melissa Hurwitz, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Hurwitz frequently treats Constipation, Ultrasound, Endoanal, and Liver Function Test. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Hurwitz treats.

Where is Dr. Melissa Hurwitz, MD's office located?

Dr. Hurwitz's office is located at 795 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94301. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

Palo Alto Medical Foundation

Sutter Bay Medical Foundation795 El Camino Real Palo Alto, CA 94301
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Lucile Packard Child Hsp Gastro

Lucile Packard Child Hsp Gastro730 Welch Rd # 2 2 Palo Alto, CA 94304
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Pediatric Subspecialty Clinic

Santa Clara Valley Medical Center750 S Bascom Ave Ste 200 San Jose, CA 95128
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