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James A. Waters, MD

  • Family Medicine
Average rating: 4.8
| 51 ratings
MPTF Toluca Lake Primary Care | 4323 West Riverside Drive, Burbank, CA 91505


Dr. James Waters is a General Practitioner who has been practicing in the Los Angeles area since 2014. Specializing in Family Medicine, he enjoys the entire spectrum of care from acute illness, preventative care, and health optimization. He has particularly interest in mental and emotional wellness, lifestyle medicine, and weight loss management. He received his
Medical Degree from the University of Minnesota in 2012 and completed his post-doctoral training in Family Medicine through Loma Linda University in 2017. Furthermore, he has completed formal training in Mindfulness through the UCLA Mindfulness Awareness Research Center.

Dr. Waters firmly believes in the motto that it is not only the duration of years but the life in those years that matters. He strives to meet patients wherever their health goals may lie. He draws on years of experience of seeing patients of all age groups and helping them manage various life stages and health setbacks that invariably arise over a lifetime. He works to draw from his breadth of experience to create a plan of care personalized for each patient.




Medical Board Certification

Family Medicine, American Board of Family Medicine, 2017


Family Medicine, Adventist Health Glendale, 2017


MD, University of Minnesota School of Medicine (MD Degree Only), 2012


San Fernando Valley

MPTF Toluca Lake Primary Care

Geriatric Medicine| Sleep Medicine| Sports Medicine +5 more specialties

Areas of Focus


  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Centivo
  • Cigna
  • First Health
  • Health Net of California
  • Interplan (part of HealthSmart)
  • L.A. Care
  • MultiPlan
  • UFCM Health System
  • Prime Health Services
  • Private Healthcare Systems (PHCS)
  • UnitedHealthcare

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