PAUL ZUERCHER, MD
Board Certified in Internal Medicine
Dr. Paul Zuercher is a board certified Internal Medicine physician at Gulfshore Concierge Medicine in Naples, Florida with over 22 years of professional experience. His medical practice provides personalized patient-centered medical care delivered by a caring, trustworthy physician with extensive experience in outpatient clinic medicine and inpatient hospital medicine. Dr. Zuercher is knowledgeable in all aspects of Adult Primary Care/Internal Medicine and understands the importance of up-to-date medical information, testing, and treatment modalities which enable him to provide comprehensive medical care. He believes in good communication and knowledge sharing with all medical specialists and other healthcare professionals to benefit patients and caregivers.
Dr. Zuercher is detail-oriented and promotes disease prevention, early disease detection, and exceptional treatment with timely, innovative and effective solutions. He is kind, honest, compassionate, and respectful to each individual’s values and preferences. As a trusted partner, Dr. Zuercher’s goal is to be a strong patient advocate and provide excellent comprehensive care to improve every patient’s quality of life, longevity, and overall health and wellbeing.
Dr. Zuercher excels at all aspects of adult and geriatric care including: preventative health such as immunizations, screening for hypertension, diabetes, high cholesterol, cancer, osteoporosis, and nutrition/weight loss counseling. He is experienced at management of many chronic diseases including diabetes, hypertension, high cholesterol, coronary artery disease, congestive heart failure, atrial fibrillation, COPD/asthma, GERD, hypothyroidism, arthritis, osteoporosis, stroke, dementia, depression, and anxiety.
Dr. Kimberly Hamilton and Dr. Paul Zuercher are located at the North Naples Office:
Dr. Zuercher’s professional experience is comprehensive and thorough. After completing his medical training, he worked as an Internist in Kansas for 3 years before relocating to Lincoln, Nebraska to assume the patient care responsibilities of a thriving Internal Medicine office. During his 14 years in Lincoln, he was bestowed with multiple awards including Top 10 Doc Honors as well as the Bridges of Excellence Award which recognizes clinicians who deliver superior patient care. In addition, he was repeatedly honored for top patient satisfaction scores. In 2013, Dr. Zuercher was offered the opportunity to work as a Hospitalist at a critical-access hospital where he served as Chief-of-Staff. During that time, he also served as a member of the hospital’s Board-of-Directors and on the Physician Governance Board. In January of 2018, he relocated to Naples, Florida with his family. Prior to joining Gulfshore Concierge Medicine, he worked as an Internist with the NCH Healthcare Group. He is a member of the American College of Physicians, the Society of Hospital Medicine, and the Collier County Medical Society.
Education and Training
Dr. Zuercher received a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Creighton University and graduated with distinction (cum laude). Before entering medical school, he completed coursework in Rome, Italy through Loyola University Chicago’s John Felice Rome Center, which is a premier study abroad program. Dr. Zuercher obtained his medical degree from the University of Kansas School of Medicine. During medical school, he completed additional training at Harvard School of Medicine in Boston and was one of only three students awarded a competitive medical student research scholarship at the Instituto de Investigaciones Citologicas in Valencia, Spain. He completed his medical residency program in Internal Medicine at Wake Forest University School of Medicine in North Carolina. He became board certified in Internal Medicine in 1996 and re-certified in 2006, and again in 2016. He is passionate about staying current on the latest medical information through medical journals, podcasts, medical conferences, and collaboration with fellow colleagues.
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