Heather Nielsen, DO
Heather (Denton) Nielsen, DO, chose family medicine as her medical specialty because of the wide variety of patients it allows her to see. Dr. Nielsen has a passion for preventive medicine and a strong interest in pediatrics and women’s health. She strongly believes in customizing care to her patient’s individual needs, preferences, and life circumstances. Her areas of expertise include:
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 Osteopathy
Lincoln Memorial University, Harrogate, TN
2010 - 2014
St. Petersburg General Hospital,
2014 - 2015
Orange Park Medical Center,
2015 - 2017
Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville
Baptist Medical Center South
Legal Practice Name:
Baptist Primary Care, Inc
From the Doctor:
Originally hailing from the Midwest, I have called Florida home for the past three years, including serving as a chief resident at a Jacksonville-area medical center, where I was a member of the ethics committee. I look forward to establishing my roots here.
My hobbies include cooking, traveling, singing, and reading and building my personal library.