John O Donnell, PA-C
Physician Assistant
Lake City, Florida
(386) 755-4020

John O'Donnell is a Physician Assistant who is originally from Colonia, New Jersey. He did his undergraduate college at Seton Hall University where he majored in biology and achieved a minor in religion. He then moved to Old Town, Florida in 1990 and began pursuing a career in medicine. He went to Santa Fe Community College, received his degree in X-ray Technology, and then went on to become a Radiation Therapist treating cancer patients. At this point in his career, he felt he knew he could be doing more for patients, and he went on to become a Physician Assistant at the University of Florida. He graduated in May of 1997 and started working for the Family Health Center. He later transitioned to Palms.

John has also gone back to school since graduating from PA school and received his master’s degree from the University of Nebraska in August of 2004. John sees all age patients at Palms. He has extensive training in pediatrics, and emergency medicine. He had worked in both emergency rooms in Lake City for many years before getting mobilized with the military. John has been serving in US Army since August of 2000, he holds the rank of Major, and has been mobilized 3 times. He has been awarded the prestigious Meritorious Service Medal during his last deployment and has 5 Army Commendation Medals.

John lives with his family in Live Oak, his wife Connie, daughter, Hannah and son John Jr. The O'Donnell's have an extended family of pets which include several outside dogs. They also have inside pets which include a 3-legged cat, Meow Meow, a neurotic Maltese named Freako; and a female Maltese named Butter. John's family likes to spend time outdoors on the river or at the farm.

AAAHC Logo   FACHC logo  NACHC  pcmh logo

Palms Medical Group is a FTCA Deemed Facility.
This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.
This health center receives HHS funding and has Federal Public Health Service (PHS) deemed status with respect to certain health or health-related claims, including medical malpractice claims, for itself and its covered individuals.

This health center is a Health Center Program grantee under 42 U.S.C. 254b, and a deemed Public Health Service employee under 42 U.S.C. 233(g)-(n). Palmsmg.org uses webforms on this site. These forms require users to give contact information. Contact information from the registration form is used only to send material relating to the event for which it was collected and will not be sold to another party. Palms Medical Group will not disclose, without your consent, personal information collected about you, except for certain explicit circumstances in which disclosure is required by law. Palms Medical Group will not distribute or sell personal information to third-party organizations.
Notice of Privacy Practices | Patient Bill of Rights