Dr. Joshua Ackerman, MD

High Risk ObstetricsMaleAge 42

Dr. Joshua Ackerman, MD is a High Risk Obstetrics Specialist in Boynton Beach, FL and has over 16 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from American University Of The Caribbean School Of Medicine medical school in 2005. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Palms West Hospital and St. Mary's Medical Center. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Ackerman to book an appointment.

Dr. Ackerman

Bethesda Pathology Group

2815 S Seacrest Blvd Boynton Beach, FL 33435
Accepting new patients

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Dr. Ackerman's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ackerman performs Vaginal Delivery and VBAC more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Ackerman performs this procedure more than 95% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Normal Vaginal Delivery
C-Section
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ackerman performs C-Section more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Ackerman performs this procedure more than 91% of his peers

Fetal Cardiac Monitoring
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ackerman performs Fetal Cardiac Monitoring more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Ackerman performs this procedure more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Ackerman's conditions and procedures:

  • Abnormal Uterine Bleeding
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adenomyosis
  • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Amniocentesis
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Bacteriuria Screening
  • Birth Control
  • Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
  • Breast Cancer Screening
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Pain
  • Breech Position
  • C-Section
  • Cervical Dysplasia
  • Cervical Polyps
  • Cervicitis
  • Chlamydia Infection Screening
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coagulation Defects in Pregnancy and Postpartum
  • Colporrhaphy
  • Colposcopy
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
  • Dilation and Curettage
  • Dipstick Urinalysis
  • Ectopic Pregnancy
  • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
  • Endocervical Curettage
  • Endometrial Ablation
  • Endometriosis
  • Excessive Menstrual Bleeding
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fallopian Tube Disorders
  • Family Planning Services
  • Female Infertility
  • Fetal Cardiac Monitoring
  • Fetal Cardiac Screening
  • Fetal Ultrasound
  • First Trimester Screening
  • Fluid Contrast Ultrasound
  • Genetic Screening for Breast Cancer
  • Genitourinary Tract Infections in Pregnancy
  • Gonorrhea Infections
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Gynecologic Cancer Screening
  • Gynecologic Disorders
  • Gynecologic Surgical Procedure
  • Gynecological Examination
  • Hemorrhage from Placenta Previa
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Herpes Simplex Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
  • Hypertension Complicating Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postpartum
  • Hysterectomy
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Incontinence
  • Infertility
  • Infertility Evaluation
  • Infertility Treatment
  • Intrauterine Growth Restriction
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Low Back Pain During Pregnancy
  • Mammography
  • Maternal Anemia
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menopause
  • Menopause Evaluation and Treatment
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Miscarriages
  • Multiple Gestation
  • Myomectomy - Open and-or Laparoscopic
  • Newborn Metabolic Screening
  • Noninflammatory Cervical Disorders
  • Nuchal Translucency Screening
  • Obstetric Ultrasound
  • Oophorectomy
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Ovarian Cancer Screening
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Pap Smear
  • Pap Smear Abnormalities
  • Pelvic Abscess
  • Pelvic Exams
  • Pelvic Pain
  • Perimenopause
  • Phenylketonuria Screening
  • Placenta Previa
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Postpartum Depression
  • Preeclampsia
  • Pregestational Diabetes Mellitus
  • Pregnancy
  • Pregnancy Non-Stress Test
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Sickle Cell Screening
  • STD Screening
  • Surgery, Robotic Assisted
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Syphilis Infections
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Trichomoniasis
  • Trichomoniasis Screening
  • Tubal Ligation
  • Tubo-Ovarian Abscess
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urine Pregnancy Test
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Uterine Prolapse
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
  • Vaginal Cancer
  • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
  • Vaginal Prolapse Surgery
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Vaginosis Screening
  • Vulvectomy
  • Wound Repair
  • Yeast Infections

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Dr. Ackerman's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Ackerman

3.9

Based on 61 ratings

5 Stars
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100% saved my baby girls life making a decision for an emergency c section cause she was in fetal distress !!
What went well
  • Staff friendliness
  • Explained conditions well
What could be improved
No results
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Jordan Bormel – Oct 29, 2020
I saw Dr. Ackerman after having a miscarriage. He consistently implied that I was blaming myself (after several clarifications from me stating that I knew I hadn't done anything to cause the miscarriage), asked me why I would want to bring a child into this messed up world, told me I should look at it as a blessing because this child could have had complications that may have compromised my relationship with my partner and current child, and told me he knew exactly how I was feeling because his wife had a miscarriage. I walked into the office in tears of sadness and walked out in a fit of rage. I would never recommend this doctor and left the practice altogether because of him.
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WS – May 20, 2020
He was very professional, excellent bed side manor, was very caring, very knowledgeable. Actually gave out his cell phone number for any follow up care or if I had any concerns. He performed laparoscopic surgery on me and made me at ease.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
1 person found this helpful
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Frances in Wellington, FL – Jul 01, 2019
Does not promote physiological birth. Unhealthy looking, useless “doctor.”
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Mar 31, 2019
The best doctor I have ever been to. He is so kind and friendly.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
1 person found this helpful
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Jun 02, 2018
I was hesitant because of previous reviews, now seeing they obviously were wrong. Dr. Ackerman made me feel comfortable and at ease. He is very blunt but in a good way. He took the time to get to know a little about me, he has a personality I guess some people don't like real. Thank you Dr. Ackerman you're the bomb.com
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
4 people found this helpful
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Jennifer in Lake Worth – May 12, 2018
I went to see Dr. Ackerman for my yearly exam and to ask about fertility. Having Lupus I read he had experience. He is the WORST doctor I have ever gone to. EVER! Before I could say anything about my history he said my chance of conceiving is slim to none. No exam had been done yet. During exam he blurted out you have fibroids. Get a hysterectomy! Then said, " It is what it is" and walked out. Went to another doctor and he did all the necessary tests and said I was fine and I conceived.
What went well
No results
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Office environment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Long wait times
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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West Palm Beach – Apr 02, 2018
Dr. Ackerman is one of the absolute Best, most Kindest, and compassionate Dr.s I've ever been so fortunate to be under the care of. I say this as someone who has lived in multiple states, been a patient of & had to deal with a wide variety of Dr.s, in many different places. After a few yrs out of county, he holds firm place as 1 of the best 2, (of many pretty great Dr.s), Ive ever seen in my 40 plus years, having had 4 children! He's Caring, Respectful, Pleasant, and very Professional!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
3 people found this helpful
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Royal Palm Beach, FL – Mar 28, 2018
I Truly Love DR Ackerman Hes A Great Doctor I Recommend Him To Al, My Friends He Truly Cares About His Patients
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
2 people found this helpful
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rodnesha mickems in West palm beach, FL – Dec 08, 2017
Doctor Ackerman is a TERRIABLE DOCTOR!!! DO NOT GO TO HIM FOR YOUR PREGNANCY. He doesn't care about your child or you. He rushes to give C sections. 1) He induced me with OUT my consent. At no time did I agree to receive oxytocin, 2) I sat in the hospital room all day. How many times did I see him? 1 and that was when they told me my baby was coming. While I was thinking about the c section he said i needed he was rude and bascially told me my baby would die if I didnt do it now
What went well
  • Office environment
  • Wait times
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
1 person found this helpful
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Ally in West Palm Beach, FL – Oct 06, 2017
The nurses are rude and cold and they do not call you back. Very poor professional care in my opinion.
What went well
No results
What could be improved
  • Office environment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Long wait times
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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West Palm Beach, FL – Aug 31, 2017
He is very nice until it comes to the delivery. He cares more about his schedule then the patient and baby. He insulted my intelligence when I mentioned my concerns about being induced, wanted to break my water when I was only 2 cm dilated, delivered my placenta as if he was a butcher and there's more but I cant add the whole experience due to character count... I would never step foot in his office again! Do yourself a favor and go find another OB.
What went well
No results
What could be improved
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
3 people found this helpful
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Lake Worth, FL – Aug 11, 2017
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Dr. Ackerman cares about the health and personal experience of each of his patients. This is my second pregnancy in which he has been my OB and I would have it any other way. He does his best to create a relationship with each client even going as far as giving out a cell phone number for you to text him whenever you have questions or any concerns throughout your pregnancy he is just one click away.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
4 people found this helpful
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Griselda Gonzalez in West Palm Beach, FL – Mar 09, 2017
He is an amazing doctor. Very kind a thorough.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
3 people found this helpful
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Boynton Beach, FL – Mar 04, 2017
Truly the worst experience I have ever had at an OBGYN or any doctor's office for that matter. Dr. Ackerman took no time to address my concerns (I'm not kidding, he sat down with me for less than 1 minute) before kicking me out of his office. Seriously, I highly recommend that no one ever chooses to come to his office unless they want to waste their time and leave feeling disrespected. DO NOT CHOOSE HIM AS YOUR DOCTOR!
What went well
No results
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Office environment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
3 people found this helpful
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West Palm Beach, FL – Mar 03, 2017
Wonderful bedside manner. Puts you at ease.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Bryna Goldberg in Lake Worth, FL – Feb 07, 2017
I have been seeing Dr Ackerman for over 3 yrs. He's very thorough and honest. It doesn't take long to realize that he's there for you, not the other way around. He's so engaging that he puts you at ease. He has a fantastic staff. His father also works at the same office, so it's more like a family taking care of you.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Charlotte C in West Palm Beach, FL – Oct 19, 2016
I have been going to him as a doctor for a few years and recently he delivered my first child. He put my husband and I at ease when i was upset finding out that i needed a C-section. He came out and met the family in the hospital and even allowed my husband to join him and pray during the circumcision of our son! He is a caring doctor. Makes you feel comfortable with his personality and bedside manor. His nurse Lisa and the office staff in west palm beach are also very nice and welcoming.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Tricia in West Palm Beach, FL – Oct 10, 2016
Arrogant, unprofessional, careless doctor. He rushes though the exams, does not pay attention to details, does not care about your concerns or suggestions and as a result women miscarriage. Had very bad experience and do not recommend him to anyone. Stay away!!!
What went well
No results
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Office environment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Long wait times
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
8 people found this helpful
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Rosa in West Palm Beach – Sep 18, 2016
Clean office. ac
What went well
  • Office environment
  • Wait times
What could be improved
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
3 people found this helpful
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Royal Palm Beach, FL – May 11, 2016

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About Me

Care Philosophy

As an OB/GYN physician, it would be an honor to be selected as your physician. I feel it is a privilege to be included in your scope of major needs, whether...Read more

Specialties

  • High Risk Obstetrics
  • Obstetrics

Board Certifications

Education

2013
Fellow Of American College Of Ob/Gyn
2012
American Board Of Obstetrics and Gynecology 2013
2012
American College Of Ob/Gyn Board Certification
2010
Queens Mount Sinai Hospital
Residency Hospital
2010
Davinci Robotic Surgical System
2007
Long Island Jewish Hospital
Residency Hospital
2006
Greenville Memorial Hospital
Residency Hospital
2005
Greenville Memorial Hospital
Internship Hospital
2005
American University Of The Caribbean School Of Medicine
Medical School
2005
Masters Of Medical Science
2001
Washington Univserity In Saint Louis
Undergraduate School
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Languages

  • English
  • Creole
  • Mandarin
  • Spanish

Awards

Media & Publications

  • Town-Crier, 2011
  • Wellington, 2010

Frequently Asked Questions

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What are Dr. Joshua Ackerman, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Ackerman frequently treats Vaginal Delivery and VBAC, C-Section, and Fetal Cardiac Monitoring. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Ackerman treats.

Where is Dr. Joshua Ackerman, MD's office located?

Dr. Ackerman's office is located at 2815 S Seacrest Blvd, Boynton Beach, FL 33435. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Dr. Ackerman speaks Spanish, Creole, and Mandarin. View profile to see all.

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Locations

Bethesda Pathology Group

Bethesda Hospital East2815 S Seacrest Blvd Boynton Beach, FL 33435
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Ackerman is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

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Palms West Hospital

Loxahatchee, FL

65% Patient Experience Rating, 4% lower than the national average

7 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Gynecologic Surgery Excellence Award™ (2022)

St. Mary's Medical Center

West Palm Beach, FL

65% Patient Experience Rating, 4% lower than the national average

3 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Labor and Delivery Excellence Award™ (2021)

Wellington Regional Medical Center

Wellington, FL

65% Patient Experience Rating, 4% lower than the national average

3 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Gynecologic Surgery Excellence Award™ (2022)