Fishermen's Community Hospital, Mariners Hospital

Baptist Health Welcomes Dr. John Woltz, Primary Care Physician, to the Florida Keys

June 22, 2020

Dr. Woltz HeadshotMIAMI – June 22, 2020 – Primary care physician John Woltz, D.O., has joined Baptist Health to provide general, preventive and occupational medicine services to his patients in the Florida Keys. He is affiliated with Mariners Hospital and Fishermen’s Community Hospital and will see patients at Baptist Health Primary Care at 5701 Overseas Highway, Suite 17 in Marathon, Florida.

He has treated patients in a diverse range of settings, including rural clinics, hospitals and major urban healthcare facilities. Dr. Woltz has extensive experience working with military and civilian populations. He retired from the United States Air Force as a lieutenant colonel after a 28-year career.

Dr. Woltz joins Baptist Health from Hocking Valley Medical Group in Ohio, where he served as medical director of a 13-provider, 36-person staff in rural Appalachia. He also was the chief of aerospace medicine and the public health emergency officer at Wright-Patterson Medical Center on the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.

He is passionate about partnering with his patients to help them reclaim and maintain their health through regular physical activity and healthy lifestyle choices.

“We are glad to welcome Dr. Woltz to Baptist Health South Florida,” said Bernie Fernandez Jr., M.D., CEO of Baptist Health Medical Group. “His experience treating patients in a wide range of settings, as well as his focus on preventive medicine, will make him an excellent addition to our team.”

Dr. Woltz has been honored with numerous military awards and decorations, including the Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal, National Defense Service Medal and Global War on Terrorism Service Medal. He also served as a physician member of the Hocking County Board of Health and a member of the Logan-Hocking School District School Board.

Dr. Woltz earned his medical degree from the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed a residency in occupational medicine at the University of Cincinnati. He is board-certified in occupational medicine. In addition to his medical degree, Dr. Woltz holds a Master of Science in public health from the University of Cincinnati.

About Baptist Health South Florida
Baptist Health South Florida is the largest healthcare organization in the region, with 11 hospitals, more than 23,000 employees, 4,000 physicians and 100 outpatient centers, urgent care facilities and physician practices spanning across Miami-Dade, Monroe, Broward and Palm Beach counties. Baptist Health has internationally renowned centers of excellence in cancer, cardiovascular care, orthopedics and sports medicine, and neurosciences. In addition, it includes Baptist Health Medical Group; Baptist Health Quality Network; and Baptist Health Care On Demand, a virtual health platform. A not-for-profit organization supported by philanthropy and committed to its faith-based charitable mission of medical excellence, Baptist Health has been recognized by Fortune as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For in America and by Ethisphere as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies. For more information, visit and connect with us on FacebookInstagramTwitter and LinkedIn.


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