John W. Fitzwater, MD

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John W. Fitzwater, MD
  • Affiliations
    • BayCare Medical Group
    • BayCare Physician Partners
    • BayCare Physician Partners ACO
    • St. Joseph's Children's Hospital
    • St. Joseph's Hospital
    • St. Joseph's Hospital - South
    • St. Joseph's Women's Hospital
  • Board Certifications
    • AB Surgery - Surgery
    • AB Surgery (Pediatric Surgery)
  • Gender
    • Male
  • Insurances Accepted
    We Accept the Following Insurances
  • Doctor Bio
    • Dr. John Fitzwater is board certified in general and pediatric surgery. He received his Doctor of Medicine from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas. Dr. Fitzwater continued his medical education by completing a general surgery residency at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in Lubbock, Texas and then a pediatric surgery fellowship at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital (formerly Miami Children’s Hospital) in Miami, Florida. Dr. Fitzwater’s expertise lies in the management of surgical conditions in premature and newborn infants, children and adolescents. An accomplished author, Dr. Fitzwater has contributed numerous articles to peer-reviewed publications such as the Journal of Pediatric Surgery. Dr. Fitzwater is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and the American Academy of Pediatrics and a member of the American Pediatric Surgical Association and the Pediatric Trauma Society. He speaks conversational Spanish and is affiliated with St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital.
  • Languages
    • English
  • Residency
    • Texas Tech University Health Science Scenter School of Medicine
  • Specialties
    • Pediatric Surgery
    • Surgery
  • Education
    • John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
    • Nicklaus Children's Hospital
    • University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas


Doctor Locations

Pediatric Surgery at SJ Childrens

3001 W Dr Martin Luther King Jr Blvd SJCH 1st Floor Mail Stop 2845
Tampa, FL 33607

Pediatric Surgery at SJ Childrens

6901 Simmons Loop 2nd Floor MOB #208
Riverview, FL 33578