Donald Hurley, DO, Family Medicine Physician with Liberty Doctors

Get to know Family Medicine Physician Dr. Donald Hurley, who serves the population of South Carolina.

Dr. Hurley graduated with his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine Degree from the A.T. Still University Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine in Missouri. After obtaining his degree he completed his residency with the  Naval Hospital in Charleston. He worked for many years with Marines where he became interested in treating and healing muscle and joint injuries. This interest prompted the navy to send him to attend a fellowship at the Hughston Sports Medicine Clinic. He recently participated in an international Prolotherapy training program, treating hundreds of indigent local patients.

Dr. Hurley was the sports medicine physician for several United States Navy teams. He authored the original text for Navy Medical Officers afloat and a Disaster Medicine Manual distributed to naval forces throughout South America. He co-authored the disaster plan for the Brazilian Navy Hospital “Marchello Dias” in Rio de Janero and for the Austrian Army. He is a cofounder of the South Carolina Disaster Medical Response Team and a Charter member of Homeland Security. For his service he was twice awarded the Navy Commendation Medal and the Navy Achievement Medal.

He is certified by the American Board of Family Medicine as well as being a Certified Physician Investigator. To stay up to date in his field he remains a professional member of the American Academy of Family Physicians, American Medical Association and the American Osteopathic Association. He has also been inducted as a Fellow of the American College of Family Physicians.  He is currently faculty for several university medical programs, still active as a charter member of the South Carolina Disaster Management Team and Homeland Security and a founding member of Liberty Doctors. He was chosen to be the Primary Care Physician for the White House in Savannah at the G8 conference, caring for thousands of international diplomats.

When not working, Dr. Hurley enjoys spending time with his friends and family. He taught Sunday School for over a decade. He and his wife Andrea have hosted over 9 exchange students from Russia, Kazakhstan, Norway, Germany, Armenia, Brazil, France and England. They are now mentoring several Citadel engineering students and have 2 children of their own.

Family medicine is the medical specialty which provides continuing, comprehensive health care for the individual and family. It is a specialty in breadth that integrates biological, clinical and behavioral sciences. The scope of family medicine encompasses all ages, both sexes, each organ system, as well as every disease entity.

Learn More about Dr. Donald Hurley:

Through his findatopdoc profile, His profile with Liberty Doctors, he can be contacted at 843-766-1936, and is located in Charleston, SC.

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