Dr. John Peters, DO

Dr. John Peters, DO

Pediatric Gastroenterology  |  
Male  |  
Age 61
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. John Peters, DO is a pediatric gastroenterology doctor who practices in Palm Beach Gardens, FL. He is 61 years old and has been practicing for 36 years. Read his story

11310 Legacy Ave

Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410

Contact Information

(561) 624-9188

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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more than 9% of peers

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Dr. Peters' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Peters "Dr. Peters is employed by Pediatric Specialists of America (PSA), the physician-led group practice of Miami Children's Health System. He is a pediatric gastroenterologist within the Division of Gastroenterology and the PSA Northern Regional Chief, Section of Gastroenterology, for Nicklaus Children's Hospital. Dr. Peters earned his doctorate of osteopathy from the Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine in East Lansing. He completed both his pediatric residency and a fellowship in pediatric gastroenterology at the Children's Hospital of Michigan in Detroit. His clinical interests include inflammatory bowel disease, liver disease in children and short bowel syndrome. Dr. Peters is board certified in general pediatrics and pediatric gastroenterology. He is a member of the American Osteopathic Association and the North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition. Dr. Peters has authored chapters of medical textbooks and his work has been published in peer-reviewed journals. Dr. Peters sees patients at the Nicklaus Children's Palm Beach Gardens Outpatient Center and is on staff at both the Nicklaus Children's Hospital main campus and the De George Pediatric Unit at Jupiter Medical Center."


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  • Pediatric Gastroenterology
  • Pediatrics

Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophagitis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Hernia
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Nausea
  • Pancreatitis
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vomiting Disorders

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.


  • Michigan State University College Of Human Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Detroit Osteo Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Chldns Hospital Mich
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Mich St University College Osteo Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Chldns Hospital Mich
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Peters has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Peters' Reviews

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based on 7 total reviews (4 with comments)
Dr. Peters' Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers Questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Comments (4)
in Port St. Lucie, FL |
My daughter is a patient of Dr. Peters. He is wonderful, caring and compassionate. I love his bed side manner and how he explains things so you can really understand them.
in Palm beach gardens, FL |
Great doctor! Professional staff! Thanks for helping my son.
in Jupiter, FL |
I love Dr. Peters! Takes his time in the room with you, very caring & helped my baby when no one else could! He is by far the best around!!
Stuart, FL |
Dr. Peters has the best bedside manner. He talks with you, not at you. My daughter hates going to the doctors but hasn't complained once about having to see Dr. Peters.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Peters accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
    Blue Care HMO
    BlueDental Choice
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Coventry Health Care
    Coventry Health America PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Select HMO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Peters has admitting privileges

Geisinger Medical Center
100 North Academy Avenue
Danville, PA 17822
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Jupiter Medical Center
1210 S Old Dixie Hwy
Jupiter, FL 33458
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Mount Nittany Medical Center
1800 E Park Ave
State College, PA 16803
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Nicklaus Children's Hospital
3100 SW 62nd Ave
Miami, FL 33155
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