Robert G. Blackburn, DO
Dr. Robert Blackburn
is a native Floridian.
He attended Clermont High School, Lake Sumter Community College, and the University of Florida receiving a Bachelor of Science degree in Medical Technology with National Certification in Immunology, Hematology, Microbiology, Clinical Chemistry and Blood Banking.
He received his Doctorate in Osteopathic Medicine from Southeastern College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1986.
He is Board Certified in Family Practice with added qualifications in Geriatrics.
In 2001, Dr. Blackburn
was appointed by Governor Jeb Bush to serve on the Florida Medicaid Pharmaceutical and Therapeutics Committee
served as Chairman in 2004 and 2005.
From 2001 to 2003 he
served, at Governor Bush's appointment, as a Physician Advisor for Workers' Compensation.
Medical Directorships include providing Emergency Medical Services for Spring Hill Fire Rescue, Hernando County Fire Rescue, Brooksville Fire Department
, High Point Volunteer Fire Department and Hernando Beach Volunteer Fire Department.
He is also the Medical Director for Corrections Corporation of America in Hernando County, Omni Home Healthcare Corporation and Hernando County Sheriff's Department.
He founded Access Hernando which provided free healthcare to the needy.
He is the current Chairman of the Hernando County Healthcare Advisory Board appointed by the Board of County Commissioners.
He is Past President of the Florida Society of the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians and the Immediate Past President of the NSU-COM Alumni Association.
has received many awards including the 2005 ACOFP Physician of the Year, the 2005 Award of Distinction presented by the Army National Guard, the 2005 Community Quarterback Award for the Tampa Bay Area, the 2005 Employer of the Year by the Hernando County Business Professional Women, and the 2004 Florida Society ACOFP Humanitarian of the Year.
In 2004 he
received the NSU-COM Distinguished Alumni Award.
In 2007 he
Fellow Award by the ACOFP in recognition for his
outstanding service to his
profession and community.
He is an Adjunct Clinical Professor for multiple medical universities.
Dr. Blackburn is physician-owner of All American Medical Associates in Spring Hill, where he has been in private practice since 1991.
is married to his
lovely wife, Sarah and together they have two children, Brittany and Zackary.