John G. Atwater, MD, is considered one of the top 50 spine surgeons in the USA. As a board-certified orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Atwater focuses on adult and pediatric deformities, degenerative disc disease, tumor trauma, and other spinal issues. He hopes to improve the life of everyone he treats by focusing on education and well-coordinated, integrated healthcare.
Dr. Atwater attended Yale University for his undergraduate studies and the University of Virginia for medical school. He began practicing medicine in 1999 after completing several internships and residencies. Prior to moving to Vero Beach in 2014, Dr. Atwater practiced in Illinois for 16 years.
Dr. John Atwater is a member of the North America Spine Society, AO Spine North America, and American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. He has published ground-breaking research in several peer-reviewed medical journals and is a staunch advocate for general and occupational health education.