About Us

James Esserman, MD, FACOG

Board Certified OB/GYN in South Miami, FL

Dr. James Esserman has been in private practice for more than 35 years. In the past, he has been the Chairman of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at both Baptist Hospital and South Miami Hospital. He is currently serving on the Department Advising Committee at Baptist Hospital.

Dr. Esserman has received many awards throughout his career, including America’s Top Obstetricians & Gynecologists, U.S. News & World Report Top Doctor, and Patient’s Choice Award.

He strives to improve the quality of care and patient safety at the hospitals. Dr. Esserman believes in treating patients with compassion and understanding. He has been an instrumental pioneer in developing a healthcare model to improve the quality of care for women.

Medical School

University of Miami School of Medicine – Doctor of Medicine
Miami, Fl (1974-1978)

Internship & Residency

Jackson Memorial Hospital – Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Miami, Fl (1978-1979)

Residency at Jackson Memorial Hospital – Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Miami, Fl (1979-1982)

Board Certification

American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (December 1985)

Languages Spoken



When he’s not providing exceptional care to women throughout the Miami area, Dr. Morales enjoys traveling, sports and fitness.

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