John W. Yokitis, D.O.

John W. Yokitis D.O.

Assistant Professor & Medical Director, UF Health Family Medicine - Kernan

Department: Department of Community Health and Family Medicine
Business Phone: (904) 633-0590
Business Email:

About John W. Yokitis

John Yokitis, D.O. is a board-certified in family medicine and has more than 17 years of experience working with children and families. He earned his medical degree from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed his residency through the U.S. Army, where he was named chief resident. Dr. Yokitis is a veteran of the Iraq War.

Osteopathic medicine emphasizes a whole-person approach to treatment and care. In addition to offering a comprehensive range of primary care services, Dr. Yokitis diagnoses a variety of musculoskeletal conditions and treats through manipulative therapy.

He has a special interest in preventive health care, health maintenance and minor surgical procedures, such as skin excisions, biopsies and joint injections.

Board Certifications

  • Family Medicine

Clinical Profile

  • Family Medicine


Acute chest pain in an adolescent.
American family physician.74(3):473-4[DOI] .[PMID] 16913167.
Effect of intranasal challenge with interleukin-6 on upper airway symptomatology and physiology in allergic and nonallergic patients.
Annals of allergy, asthma & immunology : official publication of the American College of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology.86(5):531-6[DOI] .[PMID] 11379804.

Office Information

Academic Office
Suite 13
12620 Beach Boulevard
Jacksonville, FL 32246
(904) 633-0585
Administrative Manager
Omayra Rodriguez
(904) 633-0590


Medical Degree
2003 · Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
2004 · National Capital Consortium - Dewitt Army Community Hospital, Fort Belvoir, VA, USA
Family Medicine Residency
2006 · National Capital Consortium - Dewitt Army Community Hospital, Fort Belvoir, VA, USA


March 24, 2021