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
The American Society for Clinical Investigation
Publications & Presentations
Graduate medical education: issues and options.
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.
- 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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400 silver Cedar Court
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
Phone: (919) 966-7130
Fax: (919) 966-6730