Respected, local physicians and a physician assistant partner with Azalea Orthopedics

Calendar December 9, 2021
Respected, local physicians and a physician assistant partner with Azalea Orthopedics
Dr. Andrew Hurst
Dr. Edwin Ferren
Dr. Steven Overturf
Shawna Blackman, P.A.

Andrew Hurst, M.D., Edwin Ferren, M.D., Steven Overturf, M.D. and Shawna Blackmon, P.A. are the newest orthopedic specialists to join the OrthoLoneStar, Azalea Orthopedics division in Nacogdoches, Texas.

Azalea Orthopedics recruits top talent to ensure our patients receive the same high-quality care and services associated with our name.

“We are excited to have this talented group joining the Azalea team,” said Anthony Brooks, CEO of Azalea Orthopedics. “Their care philosophy aligned with ours. The Nacogdoches community is the winner of this transaction. By uniting, we combine our resources, communication and best practices to enrich the quality of care for the people in the Nacogdoches community.” Mr. Brooks continues, “Azalea strives to provide East Texas with the best orthopedic care in the state; our commitment to this goal is unwavering. We are fixated on patient experience and providing the highest standard of care to ensure optimal outcomes. We look forward to having them on board and the future of Azalea Orthopedics.”
Dr. Hurst, Dr. Ferren, Dr. Overturf and Mrs. Blackmon will remain practicing at their current location:

3816 N. University Dr.
Nacogdoches, Texas 75965

Starting now, Azalea will close its old location, 4800 N.E. Stallings Dr., and move into the same building as their new partners. At this time, all affiliated party’s phone and fax numbers will not change.

Azalea Orthopedics is privileged to have served East Texas for more than 20 years. We are rapidly growing and expanding our coverage and care options to better serve East Texas and the surrounding communities. Providing the highest standard of care for our patients will always be the cornerstone of our care philosophy. Azalea Orthopedics is composed of nationally recognized surgeons and physicians who sub-specialize to benefit our patients. Our group is dedicated to providing cutting-edge technology forged with conventional wisdom and proven methods to improve our patients’ lives. To learn more about Azalea Orthopedics, visit

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