|Nicole H. Bixler, DO, FACOFP
Secretary / Treasurer
Nicole H. Bixler, DO, MBA, FACOFP practices at Immediate Medcare & Family Doctor of Spring Hill in Florida, where she focuses on the geriatric population with outpatient and inpatient services.
She is a graduate of the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, and completed her internship and residency in Family Medicine at Frankford Hospitals in Philadelphia. While attending medical school she earned her MBA in Health Administration at Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia.
Dr. Bixler was elected to the ACOFP Board of Governors in 2013. Prior to her appointment she served on the CEE Committee, Membership and Marketing Committee, and chaired the Task Force on Enhanced Student Chapter Services. She is the Past President of the Florida Society of the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians (FSACOFP), and Past President of the Florida Osteopathic Medical Association (FOMA). She currently serves as Trustee and President of District 13 of the FOMA and as an Emeritus Trustee for FSACOFP. Dr. Bixler has served a four year term on the Florida State Physician Workforce Advisory Council and currently serves on the Florida Prostate Cancer Advisory Council, both positions appointed by the state surgeon general.
In her local community, she serves as the Scholarship Chair for Business and Professional Women of Hernando County. She holds an appointment of Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Family Medicine for NOVA Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine and has been a preceptor to students for Rural Family Medicine since 2010. She will be serving as Director of the Osteopathic Focused Track for the proposed Family Medicine Residency at Oak Hill Hospital.
Dr. Bixler received her fellow designation in 2011 and is a past recipient of the ACOFP’s Outstanding Young Physician of the Year and Outstanding Female Leader Award. Additionally, she has received the FSACOFP Family Physician of the Year and Educator of the Year Awards. She credits her greatest achievement as working at the same practice with her husband, Brian Bixler, MD and being a positive role model to their three daughters.