Robert K Hurst NP-C

Robert Hurst is a Certified Nurse Practitioner who specializes in management and treatment of all spinal conditions ranging from conservative care to surgery.


At St. George Orthopedic Spine, our providers utilize a multidisciplinary approach to treating neck, mid-back and low back problems. Rob plays a vital role in ensuring that patients are treated according to evidence based practices and current guidelines. This approach often optimizes conservative options and may include surgery for some individuals. Rob also assists with the patient’s pre-operative workup and post-operative treatment ensuring a continuum of excellent care.


Rob completed his undergraduate studies at Dixie State University and Southern Utah University. He then went on to complete his Master’s degree at the University of Utah. After completing his graduate degree, he accepted a position at Southwest Cardiology as a Nurse Practitioner where he gained extensive training in general cardiology and electrophysiology. Prior to joining Dr. West at St. George Orthopedic Spine, Rob gained valuable knowledge and experience in comprehensive spine care at Coral Desert Spine.


In his spare time, Rob enjoys spending time with his wife and four children. He is a native of Southern Utah and enjoys time outdoors riding motorcycles, camping, playing sports and coaching his children’s sports teams.


Graduate School

University of Utah



Southern Utah University
Dixie State University


Profession Associations

North American Spine Society
American Academy of Nurse Practitioners