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Dr. Melissa Hurwitz, MD

Pediatric Gastroenterology ·  Female · Age 48

Dr. Hurwitz

Lucile Packard Child Hsp Gastro

730 Welch Rd # 2 Palo Alto, CA 94304

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Dr. Melissa Hurwitz, MD is a pediatric gastroenterology specialist in Palo Alto, CA and has been practicing for 19 years. She graduated from Tufts University School Of Medicine in 1997 and specializes in pediatric gastroenterology.


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(650) 723-5070

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Dr. Hurwitz's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Constipation
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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

About Me

Biography

Dr. Melissa Hurwitz, MD is a pediatric gastroenterology specialist in Palo Alto, CA and has been practicing for 19 years. She graduated from Tufts University School Of Medicine in 1997 and specializes in pediatric gastroenterology.

Specialties

  • Pediatric Gastroenterology

Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Gastroenterology

Education

Lucile Sater Packard Hospital Stanford
Fellowship Hospital
2000
UCLA Chldns Hospital
Residency Hospital
1998
UCLA Chldns Hospital
Internship Hospital
1997
Tufts University School Of Medicine
Medical School
2000
1998
1997

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