Practice contact
(919) 962-6637
6011 Farrington Road
Suite 201
Chapel Hill North Carolina 27517
US
Shepard Hurwitz MD
Orthopaedic Surgeon - Foot & Ankle Specialty
Orthopaedic Surgeon - Academic
Primary Practice: University of North Carolina Orthopedics
Primary Hospital: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA HOSPITALS

Practice Contact

Office Address
6011 Farrington Road
Suite 201
Chapel Hill North Carolina 27517
US
Phone
(919) 962-6637

Clinical Expertise

Foot and Ankle Amputations of the Lower Extremity Bone & Joint Infections

Biography

Shep Hurwitz, MD grew up in New Rochelle, NY, and went to Columbia College then Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons for his BA and MD. He was a college fencer on a team that won two NCAA championships. Dr. Hurwitz spent two years in Charlottesville after medical school as a general surgery resident (1976-1978) and then Orthopaedic Residency in New York City at the New York Orthopaedic Hospital. He completed one year of adult and pediatric foot/ankle training at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City then another year of biomechanics and fracture surgery at New York Hospital/Hospital for Special Surgery. He joined the UVA faculty in 1994 and was the chief of the Foot/Ankle division of the department. Dr. Hurwitz has been on numerous AAOS and AOA committees as well as committees for the ORS, OTA, and AOFAS. He was a member at large of the AOFAS Board of Directors (2005-2007), President of the Eastern Orthopaedic Association (2002-2003), and President of the Southeastern Fracture Symposium (2006-2008). He was on the ABOS Board of Directors (2005-2007) and the Executive Director of the ABOS (2007-2016). He was on the UVA Faculty Senate (2003-2006) and several SOM committees.
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Primary Practice

Primary practice
University of North Carolina Orthopedics

Hospital Affiliations

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PRIMARY HOSPITAL
UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA HOSPITALS
(919) 966-4131

Education & Training

FELLOWSHIP
Hospital for Special Surgery
RESIDENCY
New York Orthopaedic Hospital
MEDICAL / PROFESSIONAL SCHOOL
Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons
UNDERGRADUATE
Columbia College

Meeting Faculty