Dr-O

Dr. O's story

Dr. O is a board-certified physician, the founder of ObtainHealth, and the medical director of two cutting-edge integrative medicine practices, Integrative Medical Groups and Pediatric Associates of Jacksonville, Dr. O Pediatrics. Her practices emphasize the alignment of patient preferences with provider capabilities through a patient-centered approach that cultivates a physician-patient relationship, and easy, clear communication which results in a higher quality of healthcare. Her therapeutic practice includes a synthesis of evidence-based scientific research with real world clinical experience to bring you a cohesive balance of complementary and alternative therapies with conventional Western medicine to create an environment with the best facets of both worlds.

To incorporate all of the various elements she takes a whole systems approach to specialize in the identification of key components that help treat the underlying condition which in turn helps our patients obtain optimal health. Her practice in integrative medicine allows the patient a choice to use more preventative and diagnostic evaluation tools, in addition to safe, reliable and effective treatment options.

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Six facts about Dr. O

What do you like to do for fun?

Cook!

How many children do you have?

Two girls.

What is your life philosophy?

Love can heal everything.

Who is your inspiration?

My grandmother and mother.

What is your dream?

To stop all pain and suffering in children.

If you really knew me, you would know that...

I am an apple fanatic.

Publications & Presentations

  • Ozdemir, A. (2012) Nutrigenomics and epigenetic differences in clinical outcomes of MTHFR mutation patients. Presented at Bastyr University in Kenmore, Washington.
  • Ozdemir, A. (2016) A case study review of vector borne diseases and MTHFR mutation. Presented at the Walsh Research Institute in San Diego, California.
  • Ozdemir, A., Poling, S. & Riemann, L. (2016) Bio-individualized Approach to the Diagnosis and Treatment of Tick-Borne Diseases. Presented at the International Lyme and Associated Diseases Society (ILADS) Conference in Helsinki, Finland.

Education

  • (1992) Doctor of Medicine, M.D, University of Istanbul, Premedical and Medical Education Combined Program
  • (1997, 2002, 2012, 2014) American Board of Pediatrics
  • (2012) Fellowship in Integrative Medicine, University of Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine
  • (2012) Board Certification American Board of Integrative and Holistic Medicine, Scripps Hospital, Integrative Family Medicine
  • (2014) Bastyr University, Personalized Medicine and Nutrigenomics
  • (2016) Walsh Research Institute, Orthomolecular Medicine Training
  • Certifications: Orthomolecular Medicine, Art of Healing, Psychiatry in Primary Care Pediatrics, Integrative Mental Health, Integrative Cardiovascular Prevention, Nutrition and Cardiovascular Health, Integrative Nutrition, Integrative Prevention of Cancer, Acupuncture and Basic Chinese Medicine with Dr. Jingduan Yang, Acupressure and Chinese Medicine Training in Pediatrics with Robin Green, Ayurveda, Botanicals Foundations, Environmental Medicine

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Awards

  • (2016) Pediatric Associates - Best of Ponte Vedra Beach
  • (2016) Best Doctors in Jacksonville Florida, Jacksonville Magazine
  • (2015) America’s Best Physicians, National Consumer Advisory Board
  • (2015) America’s Best Doctors Award, National Consumer Advisory Board
  • (2014) America’s Best Doctors Award, National Consumer Advisory Board
  • (2014) Jacksonville Top Docs, Peer-reviewed Physicians and Board Certified Specialists
  • (2011 & 2012) Patients’ Choice Award, Florida’s Favorite Physicians
  • (2011 & 2012) Most Compassionate Doctor, Patients’ Choice
  • (1994) American Board of Pediatrics, Excellence in Neonatology Award
  • (1985) High School Valedictorian “Summa Cum Laude”