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Our Team

We are dedicated to serving the needs of our patients each and every day. Our comprehensive surgical weight loss program includes an integrated team of nutritionists, exercise physiologists, GI specialists, pulmonologists, cardiologists, endocrinologists, and plastic surgeons to guide you through every step of your weight loss journey

Dr. Robert T. Marema

• Dr. Marema has performed more than 9,000 bariatric surgery procedures.

• Was a primary investigator for FDA approval of both the Lap Band and Realize Band.

• Has been a bariatric surgeon designated
of excellence since 2006.

• Is a leader in the United States for revisional bariatric procedures.

• Is a bariatric surgical patient himself

Whitney Marema, U.S. Bariatric, St. Augustine FL

Whitney Marema, APRN

Whitney is a family nurse practitioner specializing in bariatric medicine. She has counseled thousands of pre and post bariatric surgery patients as a certified bariatric nurse over the past 18 years.

Recently obtaining her masters degree in nursing as a family nurse practitioner, she brings knowledge of complex medical problems such as diabetes, cholesterol disorders, vitamin and mineral deficiencies and other medical and phychological diagnoses to her bariatric practice.

She and Dr. Marema share their passion for the treatment of obesity and metabolic disease as well as both being bariatric patients themselves.

Angie Diaz, U.S. Bariatric, St. Augustine, FL

Angie Scott
Medical Assistant Exercise Physiologist

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