Dr. Debra Eriksen attended the University of South Florida, receiving her Bachelor of Science Degree in 1983. Following USF she continued her educational journey at Nova Southeastern University, College of Osteopathic Medicine; graduating in 1987.
Dr. Eriksen is now board certified in anesthesiology, and specializes in Optimal Wellness. Exercise, nutrition, and supplements are important to maintaining and achieving body image goals. Dr. Eriksen became a competitive body builder during her residency from 1985 to 1991, winning her weight class annually in the Tampa Bay Classic. She went on to win the Over-30 Southern States title in 1991.