Dr. Melissa Hurwitz, MD

Dr. Melissa Hurwitz, MD

Pediatric Gastroenterology  |  
Female  |  
Age 47
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Melissa Hurwitz, MD is a pediatric gastroenterology doctor who practices in Palo Alto, CA. She is 47 years old and has been practicing for 20 years. Dr. Hurwitz is affiliated with Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford.

730 Welch Rd # 2

Palo Alto, CA 94304

Contact Information

(650) 723-5070

Insurance Accepted

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

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Constipation
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more than 78% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
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more than 35% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
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more than 31% of peers

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Specialties

  • Pediatric Gastroenterology
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Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Blood Disorders
  • Celiac Disease
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diarrhea
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophagitis
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Giardiasis
  • Hepatitis C
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Pancreatitis
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders
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Procedures

  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Liver Biopsy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hurwitz has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Hurwitz accepts 4 insurance carriers
  • 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 PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Hurwitz has admitting privileges

Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford
725 Welch Rd
Palo Alto, CA 94304
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