Dr. James Duerkes, DO

Dr. James Duerkes, DO

Obstetrics & Gynecology  ·  
Dr. James Duerkes, DO is an obstetrics & gynecology specialist in Miramar, FL. He graduated from Nova Southeastern University and specializes in obstetrics & gynecology and gynecology.Read his story

3000 SW 148th Ave Ste 215A

Miramar, FL 33027

Contact Information

(954) 516-1058

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Duerkes performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
very high
more than 91% of peers
Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
very high
more than 89% of peers
Pregnancy Test
more than 84% of peers

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Dr. Duerkes' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Duerkes "Dr Duerkes began preparing for his career in medicine when he attended the University of Florida and graduated Summa cum laude, or, Highest Honors. He went on to attend Nova Southeastern University and later, the University of Tennessee where he specialized in Obstetrics & Gynecology. His distinguished training at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis, where he worked under faculty renowned for their contributions to the fields of Maternal Fetal Medicine and Gynecology, sets him apart. Dr Duerkes is a Diplomat of the American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology and sits at the forefront of up-to-date care, as he manages overall women's health, pregnancy, minimally invasive surgery, even robotic surgery. "

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Duerkes "Dr Duerkes is a board certified OBGYN that maintains a patient centered approach while practicing evidence-based medicine. He is an excellent physician/surgeon/obstetrician that displays the sincerity and compassion women are looking for."

2  Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Gynecology

1  Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*

43  Conditions Treated


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33  Procedures

  • Birth Control
  • Colposcopy
  • C-Section
  • da Vinci® Robotic Surgery
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Dilation and Curettage
  • Endocervical Curettage
  • Endometrial Ablation
  • Fetal Cardiac Monitoring
  • Fetal Monitoring
  • Fluid Contrast Ultrasound
  • Gynecologic Cancer Screening
  • Gynecologic Surgical Procedure
  • Gynecological Examination
  • Hysterectomy
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Laparoscopic Excision or Destruction of Ovary With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Myomectomy - Open and-or Laparoscopic
  • Obstetric Ultrasound
  • Pap Smear
  • Pelvic Exams
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Total Salpingectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Tubal Ligation
  • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
  • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
  • Vaginal Surgery


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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • University of Florida-Gainesville
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Nova Southeastern University
    Medical School | Graduated
  • University of Tennessee / Memphis / College of Medicine & Surgery
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Tennessee
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Duerkes has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Duerkes' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Duerkes to family and friends
27 total reviews (9 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (27)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Duerkes' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

Dr. Duerkes came highly recommended during my pregnancy and after meeting him at my first prenatal visit I knew for sure I was in good hands. He has wonderful bedside manners, he's kind and compassionate and most importantly to me, I love that he takes the time to learn about me and my concerns to...more
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The best Doctor I ever been too ... I've look for years and finally I can say I found a Doctor I'm comfortable with he is very attentive,professional and courteous
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Dr Duerkes has been my doctor for years now. My recent visit reminded me why I keep going back to him. I know I'm not the easiest patient and so I'm grateful when I see him and still walk out feeling valued, which hasn't always been the case at other doctors' visits. I appreciate dr duerkes so much...more
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Dr Duerkes is extremely nice. I never feel rushed when speaking with him. I find him very thorough and detailed.
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I am a first time Mom, new to South Florida, and was very nervous about having the right doctor to help me through this. I couldn't have asked for a better Doctor - I feel SO grateful to have been under his care. Dr. Duerkes was phenomenal throughout the entire process of my pregnancy. He always...more
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