About Dr. Paul Jones's Background and Medical career
Dr. Jones is a native of Kingston, Jamaica. He became an American citizen in 1984. He attended Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio, graduating Suma Cum Laude, earning a B.S. Degree with Honors. He attended the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and completed his Family Medicine Residency at BayFront Medical Center in St. Petersburg, Florida, where he was awarded the Charles Aucreman Art of Medicine Award. Dr. Jones moved to Naples to open his practice in 1990 and in 1997 was a founder of Anchor Health Centers, serving as its president from 1997 through 2002. He is very active in community affairs having served as president of the North Naples and Sunset Rotary Clubs. Dr. Jones is never too busy to help when and where needed. As the Rotarian in charge of International Service for the North Naples Rotary Club, he has helped to build an asthma clinic, a school, a water project for a village and a playground for a town in Jamaica. He has been a member of numerous boards including the Neighborhood Health Clinic, the Naples chapter of the American Heart Association, Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida and a graduate of Leadership Collier Class of 1999.
He has served two terms as chairman of the Department of Family Medicine at Naples Community Hospital. Currently, he is serving as President of the Medical Staff at NCH from 2014-1016. In October 2014, he was recognized as the NCH Physician of the Year by his medical colleagues.
Dr. Jones mother instilled in him a strong sense of compassion and responsibility. His father taught him to “always do the best you can with the opportunity that comes your way.” His family comes first and his time off is spent with his wife Susan and his children Stephanie, Andrew and Nathan. They also helped raise a fourth child, Juno starting at age 12. They play tennis, fish, go boating and travel. And here in Naples, the Junior Achievement honoured him for his leadership in the community by inducting him into the Business Hall of Fame in 2004. He was recognized as a Man of Distinction by N Magazine.