A Little About Me
Charles Brooks and his family have called Ocala home since 1986. He is a Florida native that is regularly active within the community and has been involved in public service to the great citizens of Marion County since 1999. He comes from a strong, medically educated family and has over 15 years of experience in medicine. He graduated from Jacksonville University, with Magna Cum Laude distinction, as a Family Nurse Practitioner (Board Certified) with a subspecialty in Emergency Medicine and as a member of Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society.
He is an accomplished health care leader and Family/Urgent/Emergent Care provider with vast amounts of procedural and management experience. Previous and current experiences encompass the local and surrounding area to include Ocala Regional Medical Center, Munroe Regional Medical Center, AdventHealth Ocala, TimberRidge Medical Center, and Shands Hospital at the University of Florida. He holds licensures and certifications through the state of Florida, American Nurses Credentialing Center, National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners, and the American Heart Association.
He has received accolades and awards for outstanding community and medical leadership and holds staff privileges at AdventHealth Ocala and TimberRidge Medical Center. He is a previous member, chair, and co-chair of several medical boards at Shands and the University of Florida with emphasis on scope of practice, procedures, Joint Commission, patient satisfaction, management, and Press Ganey. He has also served as the Chief/Lead of Advanced Practice Provider services for Emergency Departments at Munroe Regional Medical Center, AdventHealth Ocala, and TimberRidge.
When not working, he enjoys spending time with his family, the great outdoors, hiking, saltwater fish/reef keeping, and astrophotography. He takes immense pride in being able to serve the citizens of Ocala and Marion County and wants his patients to feel like a member of the family. He strives to be on the forefront of primary prevention to not only help circumvent the complexities of physical disease but to also address spiritual and psychosocial elements.
Areas of Practice
- Family Practice
- Urgent Care
- Emergency Medicine
- Regenerative Medicine
- American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP)
- American Academy of Emergency Nurse Practitioners (AAENP)
- Florida Association of Nurse Practitioners (FLANP)
- Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society.