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About Dr. Wendy B Hurwitz

Dr. Wendy B Hurwitz, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Bradenton, FL, with another office in Bradenton, FL. Her specialties include Adolescent Medicine and Pediatrics. She speaks English.

Dr. Hurwitz has received 3 awards.

Rating Overview

11 Ratings with 5 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Wendy B Hurwitz is Excellent. Dr. Wendy B Hurwitz has been rated by 11 patients. From those 11 patients 5 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Wendy B Hurwitz is 4.6 of 5.0 stars.

Locations

Dr. Wendy B Hurwitz has 2 locations

get directions PEDIATRIC ASSOCIATES OF SARASOTA
8430 Enterprise Cir Ste 130
Bradenton, FL 34202
get directions First Physicians Group Pediatrics
8430 Enterprise Cir Ste 130
Bradenton, FL 34202

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Specialties

Dr. Wendy B Hurwitz has the following 2 specialties

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Wendy B Hurwitz has the following 6 expertise

  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases
  • Substance Abuse
  • Eating Disorders
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) / Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Birth Control
  • Acne

Board Certifications

Dr. Wendy B Hurwitz is Board Certified in 1 specialty

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Reviews

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AWFUL

My son has been pretty sickly since he was born with different problems. Ever since he was born, he’s been having issues with eating. Excessive spit up, gassy, unable to burp, unable to sleep, screaming, unable to lay on his stomach, vomiting, weight loss, severe constipation, etc. his doctor always told me I was crazy he was just colicky nothing was wrong with him. After 2 months I insisted we see a GI doctor. She told me no that there was nothing they could do that she couldn’t. I went ahead and took him to the specialist on my own who diagnosed him with a milk protein allergy so he is intolerant of breastmilk. He prescribed him a special hydrolyzed formula. After that, his pediatrician still told me I need to breastfeed because “he’s fine” and scolded me for choosing to go with what the SPECIALIST diagnosed him with, after a series of tests. But wait don’t stop there. I have 3 heart conditions so I have wanted to take him to the pediatric cardiologist I had to get him tested to make sure he doesn’t have what I have since they are all genetic. She told me that it is not necessary and would not be sending me. PLEASE tell me why I didn’t trust my gut at this point and change his doctor. Today was the absolute last straw. Yesterday, after he has been sick for over a week and went to his THIRD appt during that time, the doctor finally tested him for RSV again which he is positive for. They sent in another prescription for his nebulizer breathing treatments. I still have some vials left from when he was hospitalized so I thought no big deal I’ll go pick it up later. I picked it up last night and found it to be the adult dosage. I thought oh they must have made a clerical error, I’ll call them in the morning. First I called the children’s hospital and the pharmacy to make sure I wasn’t reading it wrong, maybe it was correct. Nope both said incorrect concentration based on his weight. This was his pediatricians response: “No that is what I prescribed. I am not changing it.” I asked her to clarify and emphasized what the pharmacist, prescription box, and children’s hospital all said along with that his previous prescription was the correct dosage. She responded: “it is what I prescribed. You’ll need to find him a new doctor to see”. In my entire life, I have never been so mad. Needless to say my son now has a new pediatrician.

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Five Stars

My son and I LOVE her! Very knowledgable and gentle. Always got in the same day I called when sick.

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Great doctor!

Love Dr.Hurwitz! She's great with my girls! I feel very comfortable talking to her about my concerns and she is very knowledgable.

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Great Physician

Dr. Hurwitz is a wonderful physician. She really takes the time with her patients. All of the physicians in this practice are great.

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Fantastic Pediatrician

Dr. Hurwitz is wonderful with my children. She has a quiet manner that is soothing and calming. I always feel like she has time to answer all of my questions. She does not push meds or withhold meds. I feel like she is the perfect balance for my family.

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  • Awards

    3 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2011, 2013)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011, 2013, 2014)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctors

    Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctors

    Castle Connolly is America's trusted source for the identification of Top Doctors. Their physician-led research team reviews and screens the credentials of tens of thousands of physicians who are nominated by their peers annually, via a nationwide online process, before selecting those physicians who are regionally or nationally among the very best in their medical specialties. Castle Connolly believes strongly that Top Doctors Make a Difference™.

  • Education

  • Mercy Hospital And Medical Center

    Residency

  • Dr. Wendy B Hurwitz Accepts the Following Insurance

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Florida
    • Florida Blue BlueCare HMO
    • Florida Blue BlueOptions
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA LocalPlus
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry Health Care
    • Coventry FL Employer Group PPO
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    • Humana HMO
    • Humana HMO Premier
    • Humana HMO Select
    • Humana National POS
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • UHC of the River Valley
    • Neighborhood Health Partnership Commercial
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate POS

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