Dr. Hurley is an Associate Professor of Orthopaedics at Cooper Medical School of Rowan University. She is the Podiatric Medicine and Surgery Residency Program Director at Cooper University Hospital. Dr. Hurley completed her Podiatric Medical School Training at Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine in Philadelphia, PA. She did her residency at Aria Jefferson Health in Northeast Philadelphia, a Level 2 Trauma Center, and served as Chief Resident during her final year. She received extensive training in reconstructive surgery of complex foot and ankle deformities, including joint replacement of the foot and ankle, trauma, and limb salvage. Dr. Hurley is Board Certified in Foot Surgery and Reconstructive Ankle Surgery. She is a Fellow of the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. She is an active member of the American Podiatric Medical Association and the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons.
Dr. Hurley has always been interested in academia and enjoys teaching residents. She is actively involved in research and coordinates resident participation in research. She has had several papers published in Peer Reviewed Journals. She currently serves as a Peer Reviewer for the trauma section of the Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery. Dr. Hurley has lectured at local, regional, and national conferences on multiple topics related to foot and ankle surgery.
Erik C. Freeland, DO, is an orthopedic surgeon, fellowship trained in foot and ankle surgery, specializing in the operative and nonoperative treatment of foot and ankle disorders. Dr. Freeland has extensive training and experience utilizing the most advanced surgical techniques in foot and ankle reconstruction, including reconstruction for flat feet, high arches, and complex deformities. He also specializes in treating tendon disorders, foot and ankle trauma, bunions, hammertoes, and arthritic conditions of the foot and ankle. He also has a special interest in athletic injuries of the foot and ankle, arthroscopic ankle surgery, nerve disorders of the foot and ankle in addition to total ankle replacement. His ultimate goal is to alleviate patients' pain and return them to the activities they enjoy.
Dr. Freeland graduated from the State University of New York at Buffalo with a degree in physical therapy. After a brief tenure practicing physical therapy, the western New York native earned his medical degree from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in Philadelphia, where he also completed his orthopedic surgical residency. He remained in Philadelphia where completed an orthopedic foot and ankle fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania.
In addition to being a clinician, Dr. Freeland enjoys both teaching and research. He is currently appointed as a clinical instructor of orthopedic surgery at Rowan University and the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. He has authored textbook chapters and peer-reviewed articles for medical journals. Dr. Freeland is a member if the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopaedics and the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society. He practices at the Cherry Hill, Voorhees, and Glassboro office locations of the Cooper Bone and Joint Institute.