Eileen Fox, MD
Eileen was born in Fort Worth, Texas. She attended college at Texas Christian University and medical school at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, TX. She returned to Oklahoma for residency and stayed for her practice at Drs. Fox and Fields. In 2014, she and Dr. Fields welcomed Dr. Brian Ellis and Glen Diaz, APRN, as new part owners in the practice and changed the name to Premiere Pediatrics, P.L.L.C.
Eileen is a very proud mom of two grown sons. She considers her daughter-in-law as a special gift. Recently, Eileen became a grandmother to a very sweet baby girl and enjoys all of their special times together. Eileen enjoys football and grew up being a Dallas Cowboys fan. Now she is an avid OU fan. She also enjoys traveling with her husband and family both in the United States and abroad. She loves sharing her travels by showing the pictures she takes with all of her friends. Most nice evenings Eileen can be found in her neighborhood, walking her dog.
Dr. Fox provides pediatric services in Norman. Thursday afternoons she enjoys working with the children at the JD McCarty Center for children with disabilities.
James Fields, MD
James Fields, MD
Dr. James Fields is a pediatric physician who began practice in Norman in 1982. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Oklahoma State University and his medical degree from the University of Oklahoma. He completed his residency at Oklahoma Children’s Memorial Hospital in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma in 1982. He is Board Certified in Pediatrics and is a member of the Oklahoma State Medical Association.
Dr. Fields received the Reader’s Choice award for Norman’s Best Pediatrician in 2007 solo, and in 2009 and 2010 with his partner Dr. Eileen Fox . He received the Norman Transcript People Choice Award as Best Pediatrician at Norman Regional Hospital in 2005. Dr. Fields has a deep sense of family that extends into his practice. As he sees his patients over several years, his staff is amazed by how he recalls specific incidents, their likes and preferences. Very often, he not only remembers each of his patients’ names and family members but he also recalls their birth months or birth years as they grow older. He really enjoys getting to know each of his young patients.
Dr. Fields is known for “going the extra mile” for his patients. He feels it is extremely important for all of his children to have their well child check-ups and vaccinations in order to prevent diseases. In turn, he detects many serious diseases and illnesses with his very thorough examinations. In addition to his medical practice, James Fields enjoys spending time with his wife and four children and especially with his new granddaughter. He enjoys running, watching movies, and loves to try new restaurants around town. He sees patients Monday, Tuesday and Friday in Norman. He has admitting privileges at Norman Regional Hospital, at Moore Medical Center, at OU Medical Center and at JD McCarty Center for children with disabilities.
Brian Ellis, MD
Brian Ellis, MD
Dr. Brian Ellis is a Board Certified pediatric physician who began practicing in Norman in 2009. Dr. Ellis grew up in Midwest City, and earned his Bachelor’s degree from Oklahoma City University and his Medical Degree from the University of Oklahoma. He completed his pediatric residency at The Children’s Hospital at Scott & White in Temple, Texas in 2009.
Dr. Ellis looks forward to establishing long-term relationships with his patients in order to help them manage their overall wellness and any chronic conditions. He believes that checkups and preventative medicine including immunizations are very important in keeping patients on track in their overall health. Dr. Ellis also values parental input because he believes that parents play a vital position on each child’s “healthcare team.”
Dr. Ellis enjoys spending time with his family, particularly his wife and 2 amazing children. He enjoys watching movies, photography, playing golf, and video games. He is a born and bred Sooner and enjoys being a member of the Norman community. Dr. Ellis has privileges at Norman Regional Healthplex, Southwest Integris Hospital and Children’s Hospital at OU Center.
Glen Diaz, FNP, APRN, CNP
Glen Diaz, FNP, APRN, CNP
Glen is a family nurse practitioner who has been with Premiere Pediatrics, working with Drs. Fox and Fields, since 2001. After graduating high school, he joined the United States Army. During his 5 years of service, he was given the opportunity to study Spanish, which he is able to utilize in caring for his patients. He obtained his Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree, with Honors, from the University of South Florida and his Master of Science in Nursing degree, with Honors, from the University of Oklahoma. He is certified by the Oklahoma Board of Nursing as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse.
Glen is married to his wife, Kate, and together they enjoy lots of activities with their 5 children and 2 grandchildren. Glen loves watching sports, rooting for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the OU Sooners during football season, and the San Antonio Spurs during basketball season. He enjoys spending time at the lake, working on his lawn, watching movies, keeping up with current events, and spending time with family and friends. Glen and his wife love traveling and always look forward to their next trip. They hope to retire near the beach one day.
Glen sees newborns, after delivery, at Norman Regional Healthplex, Integris Health (Baptist/Southwest locations), OU Medical Center and at Lakeside Women’s Hospital. He is currently accepting new patients.
Ginger Thibault, APRN, CNP
Ginger Thibault, APRN, CNP
Ginger Thibault is a board-certified pediatric nurse practitioner who joined Premiere Pediatrics in 2015. She obtained her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center in 2002. She earned her Masters of Science in Nursing from the University of South Alabama in 2014. Prior to practicing as a pediatric nurse practitioner, Ginger was a nationally-certified RN. She enjoyed caring for children in the pediatric intensive care unit, the pediatric emergency department, as well as, the neonatal intensive care unit.
Sooner-born and Sooner-bred, Ginger loves OU football! She enjoys Zumba, watching movies, listening to music and spending time with her family. Ginger and her husband have a son, Reed and a daughter, Hayden. They are looking forward to their family becoming active members in the Norman community. er, at OU Medical Center and at JD McCarty Center for children with disabilities.
Brian “Jake” Bauer, APRN, CNP
Sarah Smith, APRN, CNP
Sarah Smith is a board-certified pediatric nurse practitioner who joined Premiere Pediatrics in 2014. She obtained her Bachelor of Science in Zoology/Biomedical Sciences and in Nursing at the University of Oklahoma. She worked as a registered nurse at Children’s Hospital at OU Health Center for over two years on the medical services unit. She then obtained her Masters of Science in Nursing as a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner from the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center in 2013. Prior to joining Premiere Pediatrics, she provided care to newborns as a nurse practitioner at Children’s Hospital of Oklahoma.
Sarah lives in Norman with her husband Josh and her two miniature dachshunds, Conan and Riley. Sarah loves helping children, but in addition, she loves to help animals, especially dogs. If it were solely up to her she’d have a farm full of dogs, but so far, her husband isn’t on board with that idea! Sarah is also a big fan of the Oklahoma City Thunder basketball team and all OU athletic teams. Sarah loves to visit Colorado because she enjoys the mountains and snow.
We all here at Premiere Pediatrics are excited to announce the addition of our newest provider, Blakeley Hamit, FNP, ARNP, CNP!
I was born and raised in Norman. After graduation from Norman High School, I attended the University of Oklahoma, where I received my Bachelors of Science in Nursing. I then began working for Norman Regional Health System and have been there for the past 19 years, before joining Premiere Pediatrics. In 2012, I was named The March of Dimes Neonatal Nurse of the Year for the State of Oklahoma. I worked the majority of my 19 years at Norman Regional Hospital in the newborn nursery and got the privilege of being there to witness many births!
I went on to earn a Masters of Science from Graceland University in December of 2016 as an Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner, certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner. My love and past specialization are in pediatrics.
My husband and I now live south of Norman and are raising our two daughters, ages 4 and 8. We spend most of our free time attending gymnastics meets.
Blakeley is currently accepting new patients and would love the opportunity to provide care for your children! Please call our office at 364-6432 to set up an appointment today!