Dr. Bartemus is a Board Certified Family Practitioner with over 15 years of experience in the area of Bariatrics (Weight Management). He is a Sigma Sigma Phi Honorary Graduate of South Eastern College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1988, with an undergraduate degree in Human Nutrition from the University of Florida in 1984. He completed an AMA Residency in Family Medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham in 1991, serving as Chief Resident and receiving the G. Gayle Stevens Award as "Outstanding Resident of the Year" in 1991.He has practiced in the Central Florida area since that time. He has two children, Whitney and Giovanni and a granddaughter, Zowie and Grandson, Thomas. His other areas of interest include: Sports Medicine, Alternative Medicine and The Martial Arts. He is an active member of the AMA, AOA, AAFP & the American Society of Bariatric Physicians (ASBP).