Wilcox Memorial Hospital announces the addition of Dr. Erin Waters, a specialist in obstetrics and gynecology, to its physician staff.

“We are very excited to add Dr. Erin Waters to the Wilcox ‘ohana,” said Kathy Clark, president and CEO of Wilcox Memorial Hospital and CEO of Kaua‘i Medical Clinic. “She’s an enthusiastic and well-trained physician, and I’m confident that she’ll be warmly welcomed by our female patients.”

Her areas of practice include low- and high-risk obstetrics with a focus on irregular menses, infertility, polycystic ovary syndrome, fibroids, ovarian cysts and minimally invasive surgery. She is a member of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, and the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists.

Prior to coming on staff at Wilcox, Waters practiced obstetrics and gynecology at Minor & James Medical in Seattle. After receiving her medical degree from New York Medical College, she completed her internship and residency at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, where she received the Chief Resident award in 2010.

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About Wilcox Memorial Hospital
Founded in 1938, Wilcox Memorial Hospital is a not-for-profit hospital dedicated to providing the Kaua‘i community with accessible, quality health care. Wilcox is the largest medical facility on Kaua‘i and has been recognized as one of the nation’s best small hospitals. It offers island residents and visitors over 22 specialties with more than 180 physicians on staff and over 500 employees. It is a state-of-the art acute care facility with a full suite of services including emergency, OB/GYN, pediatrics, cardiology, gastroenterology, orthopedics, neurology, internal medicine, family practice, and urgent care. The hospital has 72 acute care beds, including seven intensive care beds, four birthing suites, 20 same-day surgery beds and a 20-bed emergency department. In 2013, the Joint Commission recognized Wilcox Memorial Hospital as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures. In 2014, the American Heart Association recognized Wilcox in three areas of excellence: stroke (S) – gold award, heart failure (HF) – silver award, and atrial fibrillation (AFIC) – participating hospital. Healthgrades also named Wilcox among the top 10 percent in the nation for outstanding patient experience in 2014. Wilcox Memorial Hospital, together with Kaua‘i Medical Clinic and the Wilcox Health Foundation, is affiliated with Hawai‘i Pacific Health, the state’s largest health care provider. Learn more at wilcoxhealth.org.