Joshua J. Zaritsky, MD, PhD

Joshua J. Zaritsky, MD, PhD

Pediatric Nephrology, Pediatrics
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Joshua J. Zaritsky, MD, PhD, is a pediatric nephrologist at Studer Family Children's Hospital Pediatric Nephrology in Pensacola, Florida. Dr. Zaritsky starts by listening to understand your child and their health. Then, he works with you to create a personalized care plan that is right for your child and your family.

As a pediatric nephrologist, Dr. Zaritsky diagnoses and treats issues such as kidney stones, kidney disease, kidney failure, high blood pressure, renal insufficiency, urinary tract disease and bladder problems.

Dr. Zaritsky is a fellowship-trained pediatric nephrologist with more than 15 years of experience. He has authored over 50 peer-reviewed journals and 10 book chapters. Dr. Zaritsky graduated from the American Society of Pediatric Nephrology’s leadership development program, and he has served as associate editor for Pediatric Nephrology: Frontiers in Pediatrics. He is a fellow of the American Society of Nephrology, the American Academy of Pediatrics and the National Kidney Foundation. He is a member of the American Society of Pediatric Nephrology, the International Pediatric Nephrology Association, the International Society of Nephrology and the Society for Pediatric Research. Dr. Zaritsky has received many awards, including Philadelphia Magazine’s Top Doctors for the last three years.



  • Stanford University


  • UCLA Medical Center


  • University of Colorado- GME


  • University of Colorado- GME


Hospital Affiliations

  • Ascension Sacred Heart Hospital Pensacola


  • The American Board of Pediatrics - Pediatric Nephrology
  • The American Board of Pediatrics - Pediatrics


Why Ascension
Ascension doctors are committed to getting to know you. They take time for real back-and-forth conversations with you so they can understand all aspects of you and your life. Because great care starts with seeing your whole picture.
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