Benjamin Ernst, DO

Family Physician

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:

  • NEW: online doctor visits
  • Preventive care
  • High blood pressure
  • Pediatrics

About Me

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.


  • Family Medicine


  • American Board of Family Medicine (Family Medicine)
  • American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians

Hospital Affiliation

  • Baptist Physician Enterprise
  • Baptist Medical Center South
  • Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville

Legal Practice Name

Baptist Primary Care Inc

Primary Office

Baptist Primary Care

230 Village Commons Drive
, St. Augustine, FL 32092

Education & Training

  • Residency

    Carilion Health System


  • Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine

    Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine - Athens, OH


  • Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine

    Des Moines University - Des Moines, IA


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