Greg Westwood, MD, PhD

Greg Westwood

Greg Westwood, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor and Assistant Medical Director
Family Medicine at Old Town
25827 SE Highway 19
Old Town, Florida 32680

Contact Information 
Phone: (352) 542-0068
Fax: (352) 542-1843
E-mail: gregwest@ufl.edu

Professional Biography

Dr. Greg Westwood joined the University of Florida College of Medicine in September 2016 as assistant professor in the Department of Community Health and Family Medicine. He serves as a physician and Assistant Medical Director at UF Health Family Medicine – Old Town Clinic. Dr. Westwood graduated from the University of Florida with his medical degree and completed his family medicine residency at the University of Florida. He is board certified in Family Medicine.

Dr. Westwood chose Family Medicine because of the diversity of patients, pathologies, and career opportunities found only in this specialty. He has his PhD in Microbiology and Cell Science from the University of Florida. He worked as a post-doctoral research fellow at Duke University Medical Center, Department of Pathology. He has several publications from this experience and his most recent one on the role of mast cells in inflammatory bowel disease and inflammation-associated colorectal neoplasia in IL 10 Defiant Mice.

Education/Training

Residency University of Florida,
Gainesville, Florida
Family Medicine
PhD University of Florida,
Gainesville, Florida
Microbiology and Cell Science
MD Saba University School of Medicine,
Netherlands Antilles
Medicine
BS Southern Utah University,
Cedar City, Utah
Zoology

Certifications and Professional Organizations

  • American Academy of Family Practice
  • American Board of Family Medicine

Clinical Interests

  • ADHD Management
  • Preventative Health Care
  • Joint Injections
  • Healthy Living
  • Dermatology Procedures

Recent Publications

  • Chichlowski M, Westwood GS, Abraham SN, Hale LP. Role of Mast Cells in Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Inflammation-associated Colorectal Neoplasia in IL-10-Defient Mice. PLoS One. 2010 Aug 17;5(8):e12220.
  • Westwood GS, Huang SW, Keyhani NO. Molecular and immunological characterization of allergens from the entomopathogenic fungus Beauveria bassiana. Clin. Mol Allergy. 2006 Sep 22; 4:12.
  • Westwood GS, Huang SW, Keyhani NO. Allergens of the entomopathogenic fungus Beauveria bassiana. Clin Mol Allergy. 2005 Jan 11;3(1):1.
  • Kirkland BH, Westwood GS, Keyhani NO. Pathogenicity of entomopathogenic fungi Beauveria bassiana and Metarhizium anisopliae to Ixodidae tick species Dermacentor variabilis, Rhipicephalus sanguineus, and Ixodes scapularis. J Med Entomol. 2004 Jul;41(4): 705-711.