Empowering Exceptional Health.
The staff at Garcia OB/GYN Associates is made up of three full-time board-certified physicians and several highly trained physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, a dietician, and office personnel. We are completely dedicated to your optimal health and well being, and encourage you to think of us as your partner in achieving your wellness goals.
MARTIN A. GARCIA, MD | Board Certified â€“ American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology
Dr. Garcia received both his undergraduate degree and medical degree from Vanderbilt University, where he played football and baseball in the SEC. He completed his residency in OB/GYN at the University of Alabama (Birmingham, AL). He has been in private practice since 1983. During his 29 years he has served on numerous medical advisory boards seeking his insight and expertise. As well, he is often called upon to preside over medical staff at various area hospitals.
With a strong belief that patients should receive â€œtotal care,â€ Dr. Garciaâ€™s patient-centric approach has earned him the trust and dedication of many life-long clients. Among his special interests and skills are gynecological endocrinology and infertility, and the recognition of one of the best high-risk OB/GYNs in all of the greater Jacksonville area. Despite having delivered over 10,000 newborns, Dr. Garcia remains committed to staying on top of advancements in surgical procedures (particularly vaginal rejuvenation), and is certified to perform robotic surgeries.
In an effort to provide â€œtotal careâ€ to his patients, Dr. Garcia co-founded FamWell MD. Dr. Garcia and his wife, Dianne, have four children who are now all adults and five grandchildren. Outside of work, the family enjoys anything outdoors with an emphasis on physical activity and fitness. He is a member of St. Markâ€™s Episcopal Church.
TIFFANY WELLS, MD |Â Board Certified â€“ American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology
Tiffany Wells is a Jacksonville native where she attended Stanton College Preparatory High School. She graduate from the University of Florida, in 2006, with a degree in psychology. She received her Medical Doctorate from Florida State University College of Medicine in 2010.
Dr. Wells completed her residency training in Orlando at Winnie Palmer Hospital for Women and Babies.
She desired to practice at Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville, due to its focus on high risk pregnancy, and joined our private practice in 2014. She has enjoyed being back in Jacksonville with family and friends and is looking forward to continuing to give the best care to her patients for years to come.
ERIKA D. GLAS, DO | Board Certified â€“ American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology
Dr. Glas is a graduate of Auburn University where she earned her Bachelor of Science degree with an emphasis in Pre-Medicine. Dr. Glas then received her medical degree from Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology from the University of Illinois College of Medicine (Peoria, IL) in 2009.
In her free time, Dr. Glas is married and enjoys swimming, running, and spending time with her children.
JAN ELY, ARNP
Jan was born and raised in North Carolina. She graduated from the University of North Carolina with her Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 1975, continuing on to earn her Masters of Science in Nursing, majoring in primary care as an Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner. Jan has comprehensive experience in pediatric, adolescent, and adult care, specializing in womenâ€™s health.
Skilled in academics, Jan has been an Instructor and Assistant Professor in several nursing and nurse practitioner programs, including the University of Florida. Jan is FNP certified and a member of the American Nurses Association.
Jan has been an integral part of Dr. Garciaâ€™s practice since 1994, providing superior patient care and co-authoring the FamWell MD Medical Weight Loss Program. Janâ€™s proudest accomplishment is her daughter, Ashley, who received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Jacksonville University (2012), and is working at Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville. In 2015, Jan was married to longtime friend, Steve Winsor.
CLAUDETTE MALLORY, ARNP
Claudette is from Macclenny, Florida. She graduated with her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from University of North Florida, in 1997. Claudette worked closely with Dr. Garcia while a Labor & Delivery Nurse at Baptist Medical Center, before receiving her Masters of Science in Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner, from the University of Florida in 2000. Claudette performed her ARNP externship with our office under Dr. Garcia and Jan Ely, ARNP.
She is a warm and caring person and Dr. Garcia would have considered her an asset to his practice at that time, however, Claudette wanted to work closer to home and her young children. She worked in Macclenny, for 13 years in Family Practice, specializing in Womenâ€™s Health. Finally, in 2013, Claudette joined our practice where she is loved for her â€œSouthern Charm.â€
Claudette is married to Marcus Mallory and they have 3 children, Kessler, Blakely, and Walker, which were all delivered by Dr. Garcia. In her free time, Claudette enjoys hunting, watching college football, water sports & reading.
SHERI F. RAY, ARNP
Sheri is from Rockledge, FL. She graduated from the University of Central Florida with her Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 1994.
Sheri received her certification as an Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner from Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, GA, in 1997. Sheri is NCC certified and a member of the National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Womenâ€™s Health.
Sheri joined Dr. Garcia and NFOBGYN in 2009. Sheri has over 20 years of experience in womenâ€™s healthcare, specializing in female infertility, prenatal and postpartum care, and hormone replacement therapy. Sheri is a gentle, compassionate provider who connects deeply with her patients. Sheri enjoys exercising, baseball, fishing, and spending quality time with her son, Cory, and husband, Rich.
MOLLY TURNER, ARNP
Molly is a Jacksonville native, graduating from Mandarin High School before earning her Bachelor of Science in Nursing cum laude from Florida State University in 2008.
After receiving her Masters of Science in Nursing, Womenâ€™s Health Nurse Practitioner from Vanderbilt University in 2013, Molly returned to Jacksonville. Molly is an experienced Labor & Delivery nurse and is NCC board certified.
She is married to Brad Turner, with 2 small children, Evelyn and Jack. (Jack was delivered by Dr. Garcia in 2014). Molly is a caring practitioner, and is a wonderful addition to our team of talented ARNPs.
GAIL CULBERT, PN, DMS
Gail Culbert, PN, DMS is a Diagnostic Medical Sonographer. She is a Georgia native where she received her nursing education, before advancing into the field of ultrasound. She received much of her training through University/UF Shands.
In 1989, a young Dr. Garcia hired Gail as an OBGYN sonographer at Riverside Clinic, and so continued with him when he began his own practice at Baptist Medical Center 2 years later. Always wanting to remain on the cutting edge of technology, we have invested in the newest and best equipment available, and continue to attend many training modules which have allowed us to specialize and expand our GYN and OB services to include Saline-Infused Sonohystograms and 4D technology. For high risk OB conditions, Gail works closely with Regional Obstetric Consultants(ROC), to jointly manage and monitor the progress of baby and mother.
Gail is married to Jim Culbert and they have 2 grown sons, who were both delivered by Dr. Garcia. Gailâ€™s focus on a healthy lifestyle led to her 2ndprofessional passion â€“ being a certified Jazzercise instructor.