Michelle has over 14 years of experience with the Bariatric Surgery Program at St. Joseph’s Hospital. She is supported by a multi-disciplinary team comprised of Dietitian Nutritionists, Psychologists, Physical Therapists, Pharmacists and front office personnel. The Bariatric Program team at St. Joseph’s Hospital work closely with our BayCare Medical Group surgical providers and are committed to helping prepare metabolic and bariatric patients for surgery with the skills needed for positive surgical outcomes and long-term weight management. As the Bariatric Manager at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Michelle participates in a variety of administrative, clinical and special projects as well as direct patient care. Michelle is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, licensed in the state of Florida. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Nutrition from Florida State University and is a member of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS).