Eric Poetter, DNP, APRN, FNP-C was born in Gainesville and raised in Ocala, FL. Eric earned a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Central Florida before earning a Master of Science degree in Psychology from Nova Southeastern University. Deciding his passion was in the medical field, Eric attended the University of Florida’s accelerated nursing program, earning a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and working in the Medical Intensive Care Unit at Shands UF Health hospital for nearly four years. His time at Shands UF Health hospital inspired him to return to school to become a nurse practitioner. Eric ultimately graduated from the University of South Florida, earning a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree with a focus on Family health.
As an Ocala native, Eric spent much of his early years on lakes, at local beaches, and golfing outdoors, and is passionate about sun protection, cancer awareness, and early detection of skin cancers.
Eric spends his free time with his fiancé, a fellow nurse practitioner, and is planning a wedding in 2020. He is an avid golfer when he has free time.
We’re proud to have Eric, an Ocala native, as part of our provider staff!
Eric is accepting new patients at our Ocala office.
2611 SE 17th St Suite B, Ocala, FL 34471