Gerald J. O'Connor, MD

My Philosophy and Approach to Wellness...

My goal is to manage and anticipate your unique healthcare needs. As an MDVIP-affiliated doctor, I will partner with you on a personal level to help you achieve the optimal health we all value. We will closely collaborate on what it takes to stay on the path to wellness. You will feel welcomed by the relaxed, individualizedĀ attention you will receive from everyone in our office.

Physician Profile


University of Notre Dame
Notre Dame, IN
Bachelor of Science, Engineering Science 1967
University of Wisconsin, College of Engineering
Madison, WI
Master of Science, Chemical Engineering 1969
Medical School
University of Illinois College of Medicine
Chicago, IL
Doctor of Medicine 1973
University of Minnesota Hospitals
Minneapolis, MN
University of Minnesota Hospitals
Minneapolis, MN
University of Texas Health Science
San Antonio, TX
Renal Medicine 1976-1978

Professional Society Memberships

American College of Physicians
American Society of Nephrology
American Society of Internal Medicine
Florida Society of Internal Medicine

Professional Affiliations and Appointments

St. Marys Hospital
- Director, Division of Medicine 1981-1984
- Chief of Staff 1984-1988
- Member of Board of Trustees 1987-2000
- Member, Executive Committee Board of Trustees 1990-2000
- Chairman, Board of Trustees 1994-1995
Intracoastal Health Systems
- Chairman, Ethics Committee 1989-1993
- Member, Board of Trustees 1995-2000
Palm Beach County Medical Society, Member of Executive Committee 1986-1987
Franciscan Sisters of Poor, Alleghany Health System, Member of Joint Ethics Committee 1990-1993
Community Service
Palm Beach County Kidney Association
- Board Member, 1981-1985
- Vice-President, 1982
- President, 1983
Palm Beach County Cancer Society, Member, Board of Trustees 1988-2000
Palm Beach Heart Association, President 1995
South Florida Science Museum, Member, Board of Trustees 1989-1991
Benjamin Lower School, Member, Parent Advisory Board 1987-1992
Heart Association, Palm Beach Chapter, Vice-President 1993
Fellowship of Christians and Jews, Palm Beach County, Member 1994-present
Cardinal Newman High School
- Advisory Board 2000-2001
- Chairman, Advisory Board 2001-present

Honors and Awards

Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society
National Medical Honor Society


American Board of Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine, Nephrology

Patient Testimonials

  • Member: David

    Dr. O'Connor is the epitome of what a great medical doctor should be. He is very smart, caring, available and responsive. His be...

  • Member: Carol

    Dr. Gerald O'Connor is a fabulous internist! He is ALWAYS available and is truly interested in my concerns both valid and invalid...