Education: M.D., University of South Florida College of Medicine
Board Certifications: General Practice
Professional Distinctions: Excellence in Teaching Award, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
William Nields, M.D., is a general practice physician at Family Medical Centers. Before joining Family Medical Centers’ Normandy location, Dr. Nields was Senior Physician at Baker County Health Department. He previously worked as Senior Staff Physician in the Emergency Department, then as Medical Executive Director of the Reception Medical Center hospital, in the Florida Department of Corrections.
Dr. Nields is an associate professor at Nova Southeastern College of Medicine.
He earned his doctorate degree at the University of South Florida College of Medicine in 2002. He completed his internship at the Mayo Clinic of Jacksonville’s Department of General Surgery in 2003 where he also finished his training in 2006. He possesses certification in Lifestyle Medicine and is also a certified Complete Health Improvement Program Facilitator. He was rewarded an Excellence in Teaching Award from the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine in 2003, a testimony to his passion for teaching medical students and patients.
Location(s): Riverside and Normandy
Education: MS, Nursing, University of Alabama Birmingham School of Medicine
Board Certifications: Family Medicine Nurse Practitioner
Katarina A. Engler is a board certified advanced registered nurse practitioner in family medicine. She received her Master of Science in nursing from the University of Alabama Birmingham School of Medicine. She also earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Jacksonville University. Prior to joining Family Medical Centers, Engler worked for several years at the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, where she also completed her nurse practitioner rotations.
She is a member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, the American Nurses Credentialing Center and serves as secretary for nursing honor society Sigma Theta Tau International in Jacksonville. Engler is serving patients at our Riverside and Normandy locations.