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Robert W. Hurst, MD

Robert W. Hurst, MD Physician

Professor of Neurosurgery
Professor of Radiology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Dr. Hurst is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

About Dr. R Hurst

Recognized annually in Philadelphia Magazine's Top Docs issue from 2004 through 2015

Recognized by America's Top Doctors, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2012-14

Recognized by Best Doctors in America 2003-2004, 2005-2006, 2007-2008, 2009-2010, 2011-2012, 2013-2014

Clinical Specialties

Specialties:

  • Radiology

Programs & Services:

  • Cancer
    • Brain Metastasis
    • Brain Tumors
    • Spinal Cord Cancer
  • Radiology

Board Certification:

  • Diagnostic Radiology, 1989
  • Neurology, 1986
  • Neuroradiology, 1995

Conditions & Treatments:

  • Brain Metastasis
  • Brain Tumors
  • Cancer Screening and Diagnostics
  • carotid artery stent placement
  • intercranial stent
  • intracranial angioplasty
  • neuroradiology - interventional
  • Spinal Cord Cancer
  • Stroke
  • vertebroplasty

Practice Locations and Appointments

  • Penn Radiology

    Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Ground Dulles 3400 Spruce Street Philadelphia, PA 19104 800-789-PENN (7366)

    A facility of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

  • Penn Radiology

    Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania 3 Donner 3400 Spruce Street Philadelphia, PA 19104 800-789-PENN (7366)

    A facility of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

  • Penn Radiology

    Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine Atrium, Ground Floor 3400 Civic Center Boulevard Philadelphia, PA 19104 800-789-PENN (7366)

    A facility of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

  • Penn Neuroscience Center

    Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine South Pavilion, 2nd Floor 3400 Civic Center Boulevard Philadelphia, PA 19104 800-789-PENN (7366)

    A facility of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Care
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: University of Texas
Residency: University of Virginia Health System
Fellowship: New York University Medical Center
Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Affiliation

Dr. Hurst is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Pennsylvania Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.

Academic Contact Info

HUP
3400 SPRUCE ST.
4283

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 662-3083
Patient appointments: 800-789-PENN (7366)

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