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Dr. Barry Waters, MD

Rheumatology ·  Male · Age 63

Dr. Waters

Dr. Barry Waters, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Coral Springs, FL and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from Baylor University in 1980 and specializes in rheumatology and internal medicine.


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(954) 341-5034

Dr. Waters accepts the following insurance:

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Choice Plus POS II
AvMed
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
Blue Preferred Patient Care PPO
Careplus
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
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Coventry Health Care
Group Plan PPO
Elderplan
Medicare HMO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Molina Healthcare
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MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Neighborhood Health Partnership
Options PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Florida
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Waters' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Osteoporosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Waters treats Osteoporosis more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Waters treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Deficiency-Induced Osteoporosis
  • Disuse Osteoporosis
  • Drug-Induced Osteoporosis
  • Hyperthyroid Osteoporosis
  • Idiopathic Osteoporosis
  • Juvenile Osteoporosis
  • Osteoporosis Related to Cancer
  • Postmenopausal Osteoporosis
  • Pregnancy-Associated Osteoporosis
  • Primary Osteoporosis
  • Secondary Osteoporosis
  • Senile Osteoporosis
  • Transient Osteoporosis of Hip
Arthritis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Waters treats Arthritis more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Waters treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Gout
  • Allergic Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Foot
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthritis of the Midfoot
  • Arthritis of the Neck
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Arthritis of the Toe
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Crystalline Arthritis
  • Gout
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Infectious Arthritis
  • Juvenile Gout
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle
  • Osteoarthritis of Elbow
  • Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteoarthritis of Toe
  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
  • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Seronegative Arthritis
  • Spondylarthritis
  • Wear & Tear Arthritis
Autoimmune Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Waters treats Autoimmune Diseases more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Waters treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Waters' conditions and procedures:

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Arthritis
  • Arthrocentesis
  • Arthropathy Associated With Reiters Disease
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Behçet's Disease
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
  • Cryoglobulinemia
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Goodpasture's Disease
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • IV Therapy
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Injection
  • Joint Pain
  • Juvenile Chronic Arthritis
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Lyme Disease
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polymyositis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purpura
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Steroid Injection
  • Still's Disease
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Tendonitis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

About Me

Care Philosophy

Arthritis Specialists, PA is an academic institution affiliated with Nova Southeastern School of Medicine and Larkin Hospital. Dr Barry Waters is an assistant clinical professor of medicine and the rheumatology program director . On your visit to our...

Specialties

  • Rheumatology
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Education

1984
Virginia Commonwealth University Health System
Fellowship Hospital
1984
Virginia Commonwealth University Health System
Residency Hospital
1982
Virginia Commonwealth University Health System
Internship Hospital
1980
Baylor University
Medical School
1977
Brown University / Alpert Medical School
Undergraduate School
1984
1984
1982
1980
1977

Awards

Dr. Waters' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Waters

3.1

Based on 69 reviews

5 Stars
50.72463768115942%
(35)
4 Stars
1.4492753623188406%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
5.797101449275362%
(4)
1 Star
42.028985507246375%
(29)

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I have been under the care of Dr.Waters for over 10 years for rheumatoid arthritis and fibromyalgia. He is extremely thoughtful, and thorough. He is a teaching doctor and therefor well versed in the latest breakthroughs to treat my conditions. He has been patient with me, and I feel he genuinely...Read More
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Physician does not see you until you are seen by one of his residents, interns or whatever degree they are. Once Dr, Waters comes in, he talks to you like a third party, from the information given by his “assistant “. Dr. Waters attitude seems like, ‘ your a bother to him’ Taking up his time. I...Read More
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This Doctor doesn't even deserve one star. Not only did I wait two hours to be seen (while they took someone who came after me), but the Doctor was rude, unaccommodating, and didn't answer any of my questions. This was my first visit and he didn't even take enough time with me and when the visit...Read More
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I would go without treatment before going back to see this man. He is rude, offensive and belligerent. His nurse and PA come in before he does to get all the background info and then he marches in as though he's a prosecuting attorney rather than a medical doctor. He had no interest in examining...Read More
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Has made my gout go away. Treating gout is a long term deal. Dr Waters explained why people get gout, how the medicines work and why it takes a few years to truly become free of attacks. Since he explained everything, I stayed with the plan. He really cares about his patients more than any...Read More
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