Welcome to Pediatric Associates of Jacksonville

Pediatric Associates of Jacksonville originally opened in 1932 and now operates in three locations in Jacksonville, Florida; Ponte Vedra, Julington Creek, and Hodges. We are committed to helping patients ranging from newborns to 21. Today, Pediatric Associates of Jacksonville is led by Dr. Aylin Ozdemir or known as ‘Dr. O’ to her patients. Dr. O was the winner of the 2011 and 2012 Patients’ Choice Award, which is a distinction received by less than five percent of America’s practicing physicians. Dr. O is a graduate of the Integrative Medicine fellowship led by Dr. Andrew Weil at The University of Arizona. The Integrative Practice of combining traditional and alternative medicine distinguishes her from every other General Practitioner in the State of Florida.  Come see why parents and kids love Dr. O!  We are always accepting new patients.

If you are interested in making an appointment with Dr. O, call us at 904-273-6533. Appointments are available today! For new patients, please follow the link here for more information.

Treating Your Cold Naturally

It is basic knowledge that antibiotics cannot cure the common cold and should be avoided unless there is a true source of infection. Most illnesses that you or your child may get are likely viral illnesses. Many over the counter medications are not approved for children and many people are seeking a natural remedies instead of putting foreign chemicals into their bodies. Working at an integrative practice, we have come to know and understand the power of homeopathy and would like to share that with you so that you can battle your next cold naturally.

Read more about treating your cold naturally on our blog, or download the pdf version here.

Integrative Medicine Explained on Dr. Oz!

Click to view the video of the Dr. Oz show from April 24, 2014 explaining what Integrative Medicine is and how it is enhancing health care in America.

Group Weight Loss Coaching Course

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Dr. O Featured in April Ponte Vedra The Recorder

Dr. Aylin Ozdemir is a pediatric doctor and president and owner of Pediatric Associates of Jacksonville. Her patients simply call her “Dr. O.” She is Board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics, a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and board certified by the American Board of Holistic and Integrative Medicine.

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Our Mission

Our mission is to improve the lives of children and their families by providing an integrative approach to healthcare, which balances traditional medicine with complete nutrition, mindfulness, spirituality, and education. It is because of this mission that we are proud to provide the best in pediatric services in Jacksonville and to the surrounding areas. Some of the local pediatric services that we offer are: state-of-the-art pediatric care (traditional, holistic, and infant), and child therapy.

We have also established the newly founded Functional Medicine Lab which provides on-site work for our patients, research studies, and for our healthcare partners who value our laboratory facilities. Be sure to tour the website to get a full look at all of our services and how we can help you today!

Our Services

We are offering new services! We will soon be offering an On-Site Supplements Store to our patients! For more information on this, contact our office today!

Our Mind-and-Body Center is now offering Qigong and Tai Chi Classes! Qigong and Tai Chi are internal Chinese meditative practices for Mind-and-Body health which use slow graceful movements and controlled breathing techniques that strengthen your mind-body connection, reduce stress, promote serenity, and improve circulation thereby enhancing the practitioner’s overall health. For a full schedule of classes, click here.

*Please call our office 24 hours in advance to sign-up for classes


  • Full Integrative Medicine

  • Family Wellness


  • Traditional Pediatric Care

  • Holistic Pediatric Care

  • Growing Healthy


    • Prenatal Health and Newborn Care
    • Allergies & Asthma
    • Immunizations
    • Specialized Treatment Plans
  • Research Projects

  • On-Site Functional Medicine Laboratory


    • Child Therapy

      • Child Counseling
      • Guided Imagery & Heart Math
      • Brain Jogging
      • Speech & Occupational Therapy
      • Bio-Regulation Therapy (BRT)
      • Biofeedback
      • Pediatric Massage Therapy
      • Nutritional pediatric health


    • Mind-and-Body Center

      • Yoga for children and parents
      • Meditation for children and parents
      • Tai Chi
      • Qi Gong
      • Thai Massage


  • Nutrition Kitchen

    • Nutrition Classes
    • Nutrition Counseling
    • Pediatric Nutrition



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