Meet the Doctors

Dr. David Erlandson was born in Hartford Connecticut, graduated from the University of Connecticut School of Medicine and completed his internship and residency at St. Francis Hospital & Medical Center in Hartford.  He began his work as an emergency physician immediately following his residency, and has continued practicing for the past 30 years. Dr. Erlandson moved to Key West in 1992 and worked at Lower Keys Medical Center prior to joining AUC. 




Dr. Kris Bly grew up in Evansville, Indiana, and completed her internship at Westview Hospital in Indianapolis, followed by her residency at Doctor’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. She was a partner in Unity Physician Group for 10 years, and certified in emergency medicine by the American Osteopathic Board in 2000. In 2008, Dr. Bly and her family moved to Key West to open a unique house call medical service, providing urgent and non-emergent medical services to vacationers and locals alike. She returned to the ER scene in 2010, working at Fisherman’s Hospital in Marathon, and then the Lower Keys Medical Center ER in Key West.



Dr. Donald Dixon is a native of Columbus, Ohio and attended Ohio State University for both undergraduate and medical school. Following post-graduate training at Michigan State University, Dr. Dixon served two years active duty as a U.S. Navy Medical Officer. He then began practice as a specialist in Emergency Medicine at a level I trauma center in Columbus, Ohio, followed by twenty years of Emergency Room Medicine practice in Northern Wisconsin. Dr. Dixon moved to the Keys in 2005 and practiced at Lower Keys Medical Center for five years. He also serves as AUC’s Medical Director.