Dr. Joshua Ackerman, MD

Dr. Joshua Ackerman, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology  |  
Male  |  
38 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Joshua Ackerman, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology doctor who practices in West Palm Beach, FL. He is 38 years old and has been practicing for 12 years. Dr. Ackerman is affiliated with Palms West Hospital and Wellington Regional Medical Center.

Advanced Women's OB/GYN

603 Village Blvd Ste 201

West Palm Beach, FL 33409
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Accepted insurance

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Careplus
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems
  • Fortified Provider Network
  • Humana
  • Molina Healthcare
  • Neighborhood Health Plan
  • Staywell (Wellcare)
  • Tricare

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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 it is delivering your baby or helping you with gynecological issues, I pride myself in always being available to you. I believe in putting my patients needs above all else and know that for many years to come we will go through the changes and challenges if women's health. I believe in constantly keeping myself educated to new technology and
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Dr. Ackerman's Experience

Dr. Ackerman's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Board certified in Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found


  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • High Risk Obstetrics
  • Obstetrics

Board Certifications

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

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abnormal Uterine Bleeding
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breech Position
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cervical Dysplasia
  • Cervical Polyps
  • Cervicitis
  • Coagulation Defects in Pregnancy and Postpartum
  • Dementia
  • Ectopic Pregnancy
  • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
  • Endometriosis
  • Female Infertility
  • Genitourinary Tract Infections in Pregnancy
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • Gonorrhea Infections
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Gynecologic Disorders
  • HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus)
  • HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
  • Hemorrhage from Placenta Previa
  • Hemorrhoids
  • High Risk Pregnancy
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertension Complicating Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postpartum
  • Incontinence
  • Infertility
  • Intrauterine Growth Restriction
  • Mastodynia
  • Maternal Anemia
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menopause
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Miscarriages
  • Multiple Gestation
  • Nausea
  • Noninflammatory Cervical Disorders
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Pap Smear Abnormalities
  • Pelvic Pain
  • Perimenopause
  • Placenta Previa
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Postpartum Depression
  • Preeclampsia
  • Pregestational Diabetes Mellitus
  • Pregnancy
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Syphilis Infections
  • Thrombosis
  • Trichomoniasis
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Uterine Prolapse
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Yeast Infections


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  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Birth Control
  • C-Section
  • Colporrhaphy
  • Colposcopy
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
  • Dilation and Curettage
  • Endocervical Curettage
  • Endometrial Ablation
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Family Planning Services
  • Fetal Monitoring
  • Fluid Contrast Ultrasound
  • Gynecologic Cancer Screening
  • Gynecologic Surgical Procedure
  • Gynecological Examination
  • Hysterectomy
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Infertility Treatment
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Vaginal Hysterectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparotomy
  • 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
  • Salpingo-Oophorectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Surgery, Robotic Assisted
  • Sympathectomy
  • Tubal Ligation
  • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
  • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Vulvectomy
  • Wound Repair


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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.


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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications
  • Town-Crier, 2011
  • Wellington, 2010

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Creole
  • Mandarin
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Palms West Hospital

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Maternity Care Excellence Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Ackerman is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Ackerman's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ackerman to family and friends
based on 49 total reviews (10 with comments)
Dr. Ackerman's 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 (10)
in West Palm Beach, FL |
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.
Boynton Beach, FL |
He is an amazing doctor. Very kind a thorough.
West Palm Beach, FL |
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!
in Lake Worth, FL |
Wonderful bedside manner. Puts you at ease.
in West Palm Beach, FL |
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.
in West Palm Beach, FL |
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.
in West Palm Beach |
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!!!
Royal Palm Beach, FL |
Clean office. ac
Dr. Joshua Ackerman is a in and out Dr. He shows no concern in the well being of my unborn. He sarcastically answers questions an concerns and never give me a confident answer. This is my first pregnancy and so far the worse Dr. Expierence I've had between OB's
in clewiston |
There will never be enough words to express the gratitude I have for Dr. Ackerman. He has been one of the most attentive and caring physicians. Always knowledgeable, honest, and compassionate. I credit him single handedly with my ability to conceive, carry my child, and stay sane during the process. It's rare to find a doctor that is so involved and present. I wish I had more words... simply put he is among the best.
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Dr. Ackerman accepts 16 insurance carriers
  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida PPO
  • Careplus
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems
  • Fortified Provider Network
  • Humana
  • Molina Healthcare
  • Neighborhood Health Plan
  • Staywell (Wellcare)
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare
  • WellCare
    WellCare PPO

Hospitals where Dr. Ackerman has admitting privileges

Palms West Hospital
13001 Southern Blvd
Loxahatchee, FL 33470
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Wellington Regional Medical Center
10101 Forest Hill Blvd
Wellington, FL 33414
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