Title: Physician’s Assistant
William Flores is a native of Havana,Cuba, and was raised in the inner-city of Miami. Flores attended Miami Edison Senior High and received his high school diploma in 1983.Later, he attended the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse and received a bachelor’s degree in community health education in 1990.
While a student in Wisconsin,Flores was awarded a two-year Army Reserve Officer Training Corp. (ROTC) scholarship. He was a cadet from 1986 to 1989 and received his commission as a Second Lieutenant.
In 1991,Flores attended and completed the U.S. Army’s Adjutant General’s Officer Basic Course. He joined the Wisconsin Army National Guard as a Second Lieutenant where he served from 1989 to 1991 as a Personnel Management Officer.
Flores transferred to the Florida Army National Guard in 1991 where he currently remains as an active national guardsman in the rank of Major and duty position of Senior Physician Assistant with the unit, Florida Medical Detachment in Starke, Florida.
He was the recipient of the National Health Service Corp Scholarship Program and as a result,in 2001 received his second bachelor’s degree in physician assistant at Nova Southeastern University and became a Certified Physician Assistant. Flores was hired by Community Health of South Florida Inc. as a physician assistant at the Doris Ison Urgent Care Center in 2001 to 2004.
After Flores returned from a military active tour of duty in support of Operation Enduring Freedom in 2006, he was reassigned to the Doris Ison Family Medicine unit and the Urgent Care Center as a physician assistant. In 2014, Flores was promoted as the first physician assistant of the Martin Luther King Urgent Care Center. In 2015, Flores completed and obtained a Masters in Public Health at Nova Southeastern University.
Hobbies include weight lifting, bicycling, working on home improvement projects and being a motivational speaker of youth programs in Dade and Broward counties.