Contact this IME Doctor

  • Company: John G Atwater MD PA
  • Phone: 772-213-9809
  • Cell: (309) 287-4621
  • Fax: 772-213-9812
  • Website:

Other Locations: Vero Beach

Specialty 1: Spinal Medicine

Specialty 2: Orthopedic Surgery

Keywords/Search Terms: Spine Surgery  ALIF  PLIF  TLIF  XLIF  Disc Replacement  Decompressions  Fusion  Spinal Instrumentation  Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery  Laminectomy  Pain Management  Stem Cell Therapy  Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA)  Cervical/Lumbar Therapeutic Injections  Facet Injections  PRP  PRF  Regenerative Medicine  Revision Surgery

Medical School: Univ od Virginia, Johns Hopkins & University of Louisville

License(s): Florida, Illinois & Texas

Years in Practice: 24

  • 7 years performing IMEs
  • 62 IMEs performed
  • Deposed/Testified 46 times

Additional Information

John G. Atwater, MD is a board-certified, fellowship trained orthopedic surgeon specializing in non- surgical and surgical treatments of spine ailments. He has dedicated 24 years to relieving patients of their pain and discomfort caused by trauma and/or degeneration. During this time, Dr. Atwater has performed over 15,000 spine-related procedures. He has participated in several International medical missions to Kenya, Vietnam and Belize. In addition to his regular clinical interests, Dr Atwater serves as an expert medical witness. He performs depositions, independent and compulsory medical exams (IMEs and CMEs) and participates in court appearances. At present, Dr. Atwater practices in Indian River County, Florida. He is currently licensed to practice medicine in Florida, Texas, Illinois, and Belize. His clinical focus centers on those suffering with natural degenerative pathology, various traumas (accident) and workplace injuries. Dr. Atwater believes in prioritizing patient care as he strives to return the patient to high levels of functionality and comfort through specialized treatments and or surgery.