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Robert Kawa, DO

Robert Kawa, DO

Family Physician

Robert Kawa, DO Office and Other Patient Information

Robert Kawa, DO Biography and Info

Robert Kawa, DO, became dual-board-certified in family medicine and neuromusculoskeletal medicine in order to provide the best opportunity to care for as many people as possible. Dr. Kawa has spoken nationally on several health care topics and has collaborated on international teaching websites to provide education on wellness. His areas of expertise include:

  • Preventive care
  • High blood pressure
  • Sports medicine
  • Osteopathic medicine/osteopathic manipulative treatment
  • Neuromusculoskeletal medicine
  • Muscle and joint pain

About Me

I recently moved back to the First Coast from Hawaii, where I was part of a large group practice with extensive cross over between primary and urgent care. In my spare time I enjoy surfing, diving, fishing and living outdoors with my family.

I enjoy treating patients with a mind, body and spirit philosophy, meaning I’m not quick to prescribe medications, lab work or imaging. I enjoy finding the root cause of symptoms and concerns, and I ask my patients to take an active part in their health care.

During the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, I volunteered at a medical center in Hawaii as part of the inpatient surge team.

Specialties

  • Family Medicine
  • Neuromuscular Medicine

Boards

  • American Osteopathic Board of Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine
  • American Osteopathic Board of Family Medicine
  • American Board of Family Medicine (Family Medicine)

Languages

  • English
  • English

Hospital Affiliation

  • Baptist Medical Center South
  • Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville
  • Baptist Physician Enterprise

Legal Practice Name

  • Baptist Primary Care Inc

Ages Treated

  • Adolescent
  • Teen
  • Adult
  • Senior

Robert Kawa, DO Additional Information

Education & Training

  • Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine - Medical School

    Nova Southeastern University

    2009 – 2014


  • Residency

    St Vincent's Family Medicine Residency - Jacksonville , FL

    2014 – 2017


  • Residency

    FL East Orlando NMM+1 Residency - Orlando , FL

    2017 – 2018