Jack Waterman, DO, FACOI, a Nephrologist with Jupiter Medical Center / Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center

Get to know Nephrologist Dr. Jack Waterman, who serves patients in Jupiter and Palm Beach Gardens, Florida.

Well-versed in the field of nephrology, Dr. Waterman has medical privileges with Jupiter Medical Center and Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center in Florida. 

Some of the conditions that he treats include hypertension, connective tissue disease, joint disorders, nervous system disorders, chronic kidney disease, respiratory disease, circulatory system disease, spinal cord injury, kidney disease, and urinary tract infection.

Since its founding in 1979, Jupiter Medical Center has flourished to become one of South Florida’s most respected and preferred hospitals, consistently performing in the top 10 percent of hospitals for patient quality and satisfaction. Recognized as the region’s only independent, not-for-profit hospital, it offers a comprehensive continuum of inpatient and outpatient healthcare services, expertise and specialties, including orthopedics and spine care, cancer care, cardiac and vascular care, comprehensive stroke, obstetrics & maternity care, pediatrics, emergency care, as well as diagnostic imaging, screening, testing and urgent care.

Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center places a strong emphasis on patient-centered care and it is dedicated to optimal health through clinical excellence and unparalleled compassion. Since opening their doors in 1968, to performing the first open-heart surgery in Palm Beach County and the Treasure Coast in 1983, the 199-bed, advanced tertiary medical center has expanded over the years to offer a full spectrum of healthcare services. Some of their most notable services include their Heart and Vascular Institute, emergency services, orthopedics and joint replacement, Certified Primary Stroke Center, urology, general and robotic surgery, as well as diagnostic imaging and rehabilitation services.

Pertaining to his academic background, Dr. Waterman earned his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1981. He followed up by completing his internship and residency in internal medicine at the Metropolitan Hospital in 1982 and 1984, respectively. Finally, he completed a fellowship in nephrology at the Metropolitan Hospital in 1986.

A Fellow of the American College of Osteopathic Internists (FACOI), the doctor is board-certified in internal medicine and nephrology by the American Osteopathic Board of Internal Medicine (AOBIM). The AOBIM is an organization that provides board certification to qualified Doctors of Osteopathic Medicine who specialize in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of disease in adults.

Nephrology is a specialty of medicine and pediatrics that concerns itself with the kidneys. It is the study of normal kidney function and kidney disease, the preservation of kidney health, and the treatment of kidney disease, from diet and medication to renal replacement therapy. Nephrologists have advanced training in treating kidney disease. They diagnose and treat kidney failure, as well as help patients by prescribing medications, offering special diet advice, and coordinating dialysis care or kidney transplantation when it becomes necessary.

As a testament of his dedication towards his patients, Dr. Waterman has been awarded the Patients’ Choice Award (2011, 2012, 2016, 2017, 2018), Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011, 2012, 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018), and On-Time Doctor Award (2018).

Learn More about Dr. Jack Waterman:
Through his findatopdoc profile, https://www.findatopdoc.com/doctor/2571660-Jack-Waterman-Nephrologist-Kidney-Specialist, through Jupiter Medical Center, https://www.jupitermed.com/find-a-doctor/w/jack-waterman-do-facoi/ or through Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center, https://www.pbgmc.com/find-a-doctor#term=Jack%20Waterman%20DO&detail=1588623128

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