Dr. Shepard R. Hurwitz MD Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Shepard Hurwitz is an orthopedic surgeon in Chapel Hill, North Carolina and is affiliated with University of North Carolina Hospitals. He received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and has been in practice for 38 years. Dr. Hurwitz accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 15 doctors at University of North Carolina Hospitals who specialize in Orthopedic Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Orthopedic Surgeon: Foot & Ankle Surgery

Education & Medical Training

Hospital For Special Surg
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1981–1983

New York Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia Campus
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1978–1981

University of Virginia
Residency, General Surgery, 1976–1978

Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Class of 1976

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified 29 years in Orthopaedic Surgery

NC State Medical License
Active through 2014

VA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Elected Member, The American Society for Clinical Investigation
2012

Publications & Presentations

Graduate medical education: issues and options.
Hurwitz, S.R.

Surgical Trends in Bankart Repair: An Analysis of Data From the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Certification Examination.
Owens, B.D., Harrast, J.J., Hurwitz, S.R., Thompson, T.L., Wolf, J.M.

Should we be teaching information management instead of evidence-based medicine?
Hurwitz, S.R., Slawson, D.C.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS North Carolina BlueOptions PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Excellus BCBS BluePPO
  • Excellus BCBS HMOBlue
  • First Health PPO
  • GHI PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • MVP Healthcare HMO
  • MVP Healthcare PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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