Dr. James Duerkes

Fort Lauderdale Headshots (954) 593-3995

Meet Dr. Duerkes, Your Best Choice for an Obgyn in Pembroke Pines, FL

Dr. James Duerkes is a Board Certified Obgyn in Pembroke Pines, FL. He 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 then the University of Tennessee, where he specialized in Obstetrics & Gynecology.

His distinguished training at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis sets him apart; there, he worked under faculty renowned for their contributions to the fields of Maternal Fetal Medicine and Gynecology.

“I was drawn to Obstetrics & Gynecology because it is a specialty that embodies multiple aspects of medicine, including internal medicine, emergency medicine, surgery, and office preventative care. I was also drawn to the unique doctor-patient relationship that comes with providing pregnancy and gynecologic care.”
– Dr. Duerkes

Dr. Duerkes is a Diplomat of the American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology. As a sought-after Obgyn in Pembroke Pines, FL, he sits at the forefront of up-to-date care. He manages overall women’s health, pregnancy, minimally invasive surgery  at NuWave Women’s Health. Services at NuWave include preventative care, annual exams, pelvic exams, breast health, genetic screening, and more. Dr. Duerkes works with his patients to help them make informed family planning decisions. Personable, warm, compassionate, communicative, and a Fellow of the American Congress of Obstetrics & Gynecology, he is equipped to provide comprehensive care for all your women’s health needs.

In addition to his training, his personal experiences as a husband and father of two young boys shape the compassionate, caring doctor patients see every day.


  • American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Fellow of the American Congress of Obstetrics & Gynecology

Education & Training

  • University Of Florida
  • Nova Southeastern University
  • University of Tennessee, specialization in Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis


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