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Dr. John Atwater, MD

Orthopedic Surgery*
2.9 (17)
Map Pin Small Vero Beach, FL
Accepting new patients
31 years of experience

Overview of Dr. John Atwater, MD

Dr. John Atwater, MD is an Orthopedic Surgery Specialist in Vero Beach, FL. They specialize in Orthopedic Surgery, has 31 years of experience, and is board certified in Orthopedic Surgery. They graduated from UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX / NORTHERN CALIFORNIA CAMPUS and is affiliated with HCA Florida Lawnwood Hospital. Dr. Atwater, completed a residency at Howard University Hospital|Johns Hopkins University School Med|University Louisville School Of Med. Patients rated Dr. Atwater an average 2.9 star rating.

Dr. Atwater works at Practice in Vero Beach, FL. They frequently treat conditions like Back Pain, Low Back Pain and Spondylolisthesis along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Blue Cross Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida and Cigna as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Atwater's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Omar David Hussamy MD PA
    1260 37th St Ste 102, Vero Beach, FL 32960 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (772) 213-9800
  2. 2
    Orthopedic Spine Care America
    1260 37th St Ste 102, Vero Beach, FL 32960 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (772) 213-9809

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  • HCA Florida Lawnwood Hospital

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Back Pain
Low Back Pain
Spondylolisthesis
Bursitis
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Bursitis of Hip
Chronic Neck Pain
Clavicle Fracture
Coccygeal Pain
Degenerative Disc Disease
Herniated Disc
Hip Tendinitis
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Pain
Lumbar Radiculopathy
Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Miner's Knee
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy
Sacrum Disorders
Scoliosis
Shoulder Fracture
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Stenosis
Spinal Stenosis with Neurogenic Claudication
Spine Deformities
Spondylitis
Facet Blocks
Herniated Disc Surgery
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Nerve Block
Steroid Injection
Ankle Fracture
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
Arthritis of the Elbow
Baker’s Cyst
Broken Arm
Broken Neck
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cervical Radiculopathy
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Complications of Joint Prosthesis
Difficulty With Walking
Elbow Sprain
Femur Fracture
Foot Fracture
Fracture of Hand and Fingers
Gait Abnormality
Ganglion Cyst
Gout
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Hammer Toe
Hip Fracture
Internal Derangement of Knee
Knee Fracture
Knee Ligament Tears
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
Limb Pain
Lumbar Compression Fracture
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Lumbosacral Radiculopathy
Lumbosacral Stenosis
Meniscus Tear
Myelopathy
Neck Muscle Strain
Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
Osteoarthritis of Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteopenia
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS)
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pelvic Fracture
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rib Fracture
Rotator Cuff Tear
Sciatica
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Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Shoulder Dislocation
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Sjögren's Syndrome
Spinal Osteophyte
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Stenosis
Tibia and Fibula Fractures
Arthrocentesis
Carpal Tunnel Release
Disc Replacement
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Elbow Arthroscopy
Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Endoscopic Spine Surgery
Epidural Block
Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Hip Replacement
Interlaminar Spacer
Joint Drainage
Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Knee Arthroscopy
Kyphoplasty
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Laminoforaminotomy
Laminoplasty
Menisectomy
Musculoskeletal Function Test
Neuroplasty
Percutaneous Kyphoplasty
Percutaneous Vertebroplasty
Periacetabular Osteotomy
Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
Shoulder Arthroscopy
Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Shoulder Fracture Treatment
Shoulder Replacement Revision
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spine Fracture Treatment
Synovial Biopsy
Trigger Point Injection
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    2.9
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    Specialties*
    • Orthopedic Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 31 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, French
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    NPI Number
    • 1932115656
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • Howard University Hospital|Johns Hopkins University School Med|University Louisville School Of Med
    Residency
    Medical Education
    • UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX / NORTHERN CALIFORNIA CAMPUS
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    Board Certifications
    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    Dr. Atwater has seen patients for Back Pain, Low Back Pain and Spondylolisthesis, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Atwater on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    17 patients have reviewed Dr. Atwater. The overall rating for this provider is 2.9. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Atwater.

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