Dr. Melissa Hurwitz MD Pediatric Gastroenterologist
Dr. Melissa Hurwitz is a pediatric gastroenterologist in Palo Alto, California. She is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Lucile Salter Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford and Santa Clara Valley Medical Center. She received her medical degree from Tufts University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 17 years. She is one of 12 doctors at Lucile Salter Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford and one of 2 at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center who specialize in Pediatric Gastroenterology.
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Specialty & Clinical Interests
Pediatric Gastroenterologist: General Pediatric Gasteroenterology
Lucile Salter Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford
Ranked #12 in Pediatrics: Gastroenterology & GI Surgery
Education & Medical Training
UCLA Medical Center
Residency, Pediatrics, 1997 - 2000
Fellowship, Pediatric Gastroenterology, 2001 - 2004
Tufts University School of Medicine
Class of 1997
Certifications & Licensure
American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Family Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine
WI State Medical License
Active through 2013
Publications & Presentations
Intermediate-term outcomes after combined heart-liver transplantation in children with a univentricular heart.
Hollander, S. A.,Reinhartz, O.,Maeda, K.,Hurwitz, M.,N Rosenthal, D.,Bernstein, D.
Impact of Immunosuppression on the Development of Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV) Viremia After Pediatric Liver Transplantation.
Lu, B. R.,Park, K. T.,Hurwitz, M.,Cox, K. L.,Berquist, W. E.
Evaluation of Ethanol Lock Therapy in Pediatric Patients on Long-Term Parenteral Nutrition.
Pieroni, K. P., Nespor, C., Ng, M., Garcia, M., Hurwitz, M., Berquist, W. E., Kerner, J. A.
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna HMO
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- BCBS Illinois PPO
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA Open Access
- CIGNA PPO
- Coventry Health Care PPO Platinum
- First Health PPO
- HealthLink PPO
- Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
- Multiplan PHCS PPO
- Multiplan PPO
- United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
- United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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750 Welch Rd
Palo Alto, CA 94304
Phone: (650) 723-5070