Shepard R. Hurwitz, MD

Professor of Orthopaedics Director, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Shepard R. Hurwitz, MD

Professor of Orthopaedics

Director, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

NC


UNC Orthopaedics (Carolina Pointe II)
6011 Farrington Road
Suite 201
Chapel Hill, NC 27517

Appointments:
(984) 974-5700

Phone:
(984) 974-7465

Fax:
(984) 974-7470
    • BA: Columbia College, cum laude
    • MD: Columbia College of Physicians & Surgeons
    • Residency: University of Virginia; New York Orthopaedic Hospital, Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center
    • Fellowships (foot & ankle; fractures & biomechanics): The Hospital for Special Surgery, NY; New York Hospital
    Clinical
    • Adult patients with foot or ankle problems
    • Amputations of the lower extremity
    • Bone & joint infections
    Research
    • Outcome measures after treatment of foot and ankle procedures
    • Arthritis following joint injury
    2008-present Director, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Chapel Hill, NC
    2008-present Professor, Department of Orthopaedics, University of North Carolina School of Medicine
    • Resident Teaching Award, George Washington University Medical Center
    • Zimmer Resident's Teaching Award, Southeast Region
    • Orthopaedic Resident Teaching Citation, University of Rochester Department of Orthopaedics
    • Young Investigator's Award, American Diabetes Association, Virginia Chapter
    • Award for Clinical Excellence, University of Virginia School of Medicine
    • Orthopaedic Residency Excellence in Teaching, University of Virginia School of Medicine
    • Leadership Award Plaque, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

    (see entire list available at PubMed)

    • Docherty CL, Gansneder BM, Arnold BL, Hurwitz SR: Development of reliability of the ankle instability instrument. J Athletic Training 41: 154-158, 2006.
    • Marsh JL, Muchling V, Dirschl D, Hurwitz S, Brown TD, Nepola J.: Tibial plafond fractures treated by articulated external fixation: A randomized trial of postoperative motion versus nonmotion. J Orthop Trauma 20: 536-541, 2006.
    • Millington S, Bing L, Jinshan T, Trattnig S, Crandall J, Hurwitz S, Acton S: Quantitative and topographical evaluation of ankle articular cartilage using high resolution MRI. J Orthop Res 25: 143-151, 2007.
    • Saleh KJ, Quick JC, Conaway M, Sime WE, Martin W, Hurwitz SR, Einhorn TA: The prevalence and severity of burnout among academic departmental leaders. J Bone Joint Surg 89-A:896-903, 2007.
    • Milllington SA, Graebne M, Wozelka-Mag R, Anderson DD, Hurwitz SR, Crandall JR: Quantification of ankle articular cartilage topography and thickness using a high resolution stereophotography system. Osteoarthritis Cartilage 15:205-211, 2007.

     

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