Benjamin Ernst, DO
Benjamin Ernst, DO, is an experienced family physician with more
than 20 years of experience in a variety of settings, including
serving as a doctor in the Navy, obstetrics, hospital care, and now
primary care. He likes to take a holistic approach with patients,
incorporating evidence-based medicine into a comprehensive plan
of care. His areas of expertise include:
High blood pressure
A Family Physician is concerned with the total healthcare of the individual and the family and is trained to diagnose and treat a wide variety of ailments in patients of all ages. The Family Physician receives a broad range of training that includes adult medicine and care of the aged, the care of children, women’s health, maternity care, preventive medicine and behavioral science. Special emphasis is placed on the primary care of families, utilizing consultants and community resources when appropriate.
American Board of Family Medicine
Education & Training:
Doctor of Medicine
Des Moines University,
1994 - 1998
Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Athens, OH
1998 - 1999
Carilion Health System, Roanoke, VA
2004 - 2006
Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville
Baptist Medical Center South
Legal Practice Name:
Baptist Primary Care, Inc.
From the Doctor:
I enjoy outdoor activities such as fishing, sailing, kayaking and soccer with my family.
I take a holistic approach with patients and incorporate evidence based medicine into a comprehensive shared plan of care. I feel this is the best approach to the overall health of any individual.