Dr. Shepard Hurwitz, MD

Dr. Shepard Hurwitz, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 67
Dr. Shepard Hurwitz, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Chapel Hill, NC and has been practicing for 42 years. He graduated from Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons in 1976 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

101 Mason Farm Road

Chapel Hill, NC 27599

Contact Information

(919) 962-6637

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Limb Pain
more than 57% of peers
Heel Spur
more than 44% of peers
Foot Conditions
more than 34% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

27  Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Fracture
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bunion
  • Cancer
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hammer Toe
  • Heel Spur
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures

10  Procedures

  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture Care
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Surgery
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Steroid Injection

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

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.


  • Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons
    Medical School | Graduated 1976

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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Dr. Hurwitz's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hurwitz to family and friends
3 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Hurwitz's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
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