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Stacy Vest, D.O.

Stacy Vest, D.O.

Dr. Vest graduated from the University of Nebraska at Kearney where she was a member of the UNK Diving Team, Big Brother's and Big Sisters and worked as an Anatomy/Physiology proctor. She went on to graduate from Des Moines University - Osteopathic Medical Center in Des Moines, Iowa. She completed her residency program through Largo Medical Center Indian Rocks campus and became board certified in Family Medicine. She is focused on preventative medicine of chronic medical conditions, as well as women's health.

She has practiced Family Medicine in Pinellas County since 2005. Dr Vest is also certified in Botox®, Dermafillers and Laser/light therapy treatments. She has been appointed the position of adjunct Clinical Associate Professor for Lake Erie College of Medicine for her work with medical students.

It has been her long time desire to become a teaching physician, sharing her knowledge and experiences with newly training physicians. She assists in the education of Family Practice Residents as the Clinic Director of Family Care at Bardmoor and the Associate Family Medicine Residency Director for St. Petersburg General Hospital.

In her free time she enjoys spending time with family and friends. She has an interest in traveling and enjoys exercising in the outdoors.

Stacy Vest talks about the Residency Program at St Pete General Hospital

Suzanne Johnson, D.O.

Suzanne Johnson, DO

Dr. Johnson received her undergraduate degree in Biomedical Science from the University of South Florida and completed her Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from Nova Southeastern College of Osteopathic Medicine in Davie, FL. She is trained in Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment and is competent in family medicine in both inpatient and outpatient settings. She was Chief Resident at St Petersburg General Hospital Family Practice Graduate Medical Education program and a recipient of the 2011 Florida Family Practice Resident of the Year award by the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians. Dr. Johnson will assist in the continuing education of the residents.

Dr. Johnson’s professional experience includes a number of medical missions to Port-au-Prince, Haiti and various locations in Guatemala. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family, combined with outdoor activities.

Robert Pepper, D.O.

Robert Pepper, D)

Dr. Pepper completed his undergraduate studies at the University of South Florida, receiving a Bachelor of Science in Biology. He obtained his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine at Southeastern University of the Health, graduating with honors. His Family Medicine Residency training was at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. There he was awarded the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Resident Teacher award.

He has been in practice for more than two decades, with a broad base of medical experience. His roles have included a faculty appointment at University Alabama-Birmingham, being an attending physician in multiple Emergency Rooms and a successful private practice physician in Clearwater, Florida. For the past decade he has also worked for Intermountain Healthcare, a consistently ranked top integrated health systems in the nation. While at Intermountain, Dr. Pepper was a leading physician performer in Patient Perception of Quality surveys. At Family Care at Bardmoor, he will be assisting in the education of Family Medicine/OMT Residents.

In his personal time he tries to always encourage an active lifestyle, and embodies this himself being an avid long distance runner. He has completed more than twenty marathons and several ultra marathons. He finds particular enjoyment in helping to nurture those new to the sport.


Meet Our Residents

Aman Bassin, D.O.

Aman Bassin, D.O.

Family Medicine, PGY - 1
Undergraduate: University of Arizonia
Medical School: Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine - 2014
Hometown: Glendale, AZ


Audrey Bellant, D.O.

Audrey Bellant, D.O.

Family Medicine, PGY - 3
Undergraduate: University of South Florida
Medical School: Rocky Vista University College of Osteopathic Medicine - 2012
Hometown: Bradenton, FL


James Bishop, D.O.

James Bishop, D.O.

Family Medicine, PGY - 2
Undergraduate: Southern Utah University
Medical School: West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine - 2013
Hometown: Delta, UT


Andrew Buelt, D.O.

Andrew Buelt, D.O.

Family Medicine, PGY - 2
Undergraduate: Augustana College
Medical School: Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine - 2013
Hometown: Galesburg, IL


Claire Cascio, D.O.

Claire Cascio, D.O.

Family Medicine, PGY - 2
Undergraduate: University of Missouri
Medical School: Kansas City University of Medicine & Biosciences - 2013
Hometown: Kansas City, MO


Jennifer Chambers

Jennifer Chambers, D.O.

Family Medicine, PGY - 3
Undergraduate: Simpson College
Medical School: Des Moines University Osteopathic Medical Center - 2012
Hometown: Augusta, GA


Pamela Chapman, D.O.

Pamela Chapman, D.O.

Family Medicine, PGY - 1
Undergraduate: Louisiana State University
Medical School: Lake Erie College of Osteopathicc Medicine - 2014
Hometown: New Iberia, LA


Desra Clark

Desra Clark, D.O.

Family Medicine, PGY - 3
Undergraduate: Oklahoma State University
Medical School: Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine - 2012
Hometown: Oklahoma City, OK


Desmond Fonji

Desmond Fonji, D.O.

Family Medicine, PGY - 2
Undergraduate: The City College of New York
Medical School: NY College of Osteopathic Medicine of NY Institute of Technology - 2013
Hometown: Bronx, NY


Louis Frosch, D.O.

Louis Frosch, D.O.

Family Medicine, PGY - 1
Undergraduate:
Medical School: Rocky Vista University College of Osteopathic Medicine - 2014
Hometown:


Megan Heidemann, D.O.

Megan Heidemann, D.O.

Family Medicine, PGY - 1
Undergraduate:
Medical School: Medical School: Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine - 2014
Hometown:


Altamash Iftikhar

Altamash Iftikhar, D.O.

Family Medicine, PGY - 2
Undergraduate: Benedictine University
Medical School: Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine - 2013
Hometown: Downers Grove, IL


Hassan Khan

Hassan Khan, D.O.

Family Medicine, PGY - 2
Undergraduate: University of Louisville
Medical School: University of Pikeville-Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine - 2013
Hometown: Louisville, KY


Shawna Kubasky, D.O.

Shawna Kubasky, D.O.

Family Medicine, PGY - 1
Undergraduate: University of Pittsburgh, PA
Medical School: Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine - 2014
Hometown: Mount Pleasant, PA


Charles Larsen

Charles Larsen, D.O.

Family Medicine, PGY - 3
Undergraduate: Central Methodist University
Medical School: Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, Bradenton – 2012
Hometown: St. Louis, MO


Joshua Lehman

Joshua Lehman, D.O.

Family Medicine, PGY - 2
Undergraduate: Arizona State University / Barrett Honors College Arizona
Medical School: Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Midwestern University - 2012
Hometown: Phoenix, AZ


Trey Mainor, D.O.

Trey Mainor, D.O.

Family Medicine, PGY - 1
Undergraduate: Troy University, Troy, AL
Medical School: W. Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine - 2014
Hometown: Montgomery, AL


Eleonor Rongo

Eleonor Rongo, D.O.

Family Medicine, PGY - 3
Undergraduate: Allegheny College
Medical School: Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Midwestern University - 2012
Hometown: Tarlac, Philippines


Rachael Sanchez, D.O.

Rachael Sanchez, D.O.

Family Medicine, PGY - 3
Undergraduate: University of Washington
Medical School: Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine - 2008
Hometown: St. Petersburg, FL


Jonathan Settle, D.O.

Jonathan Settle, D.O.

Family Medicine, PGY - 2
Undergraduate: Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University
Medical School: W. Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine - 2013
Hometown: Graham, NC


Karin Stottman

Karin Wakas Stottman, D.O.

Family Medicine, PGY - 3
Undergraduate: Rollins College
Medical School: Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, Bradenton, FL – 2011
Hometown: Winter Springs, FL


Kwang Tseng

Kwang Tseng, D.O.

Family Medicine, PGY - 2
Undergraduate: University of California at Davis
Medical School: Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine - 2012
Hometown: Sacramento, CA


Joe Weatherly

Joe Weatherly, D.O.

Family Medicine, PGY - 3
Undergraduate: Utah Valley University
Medical School: Touro University Nevada College of Osteopathic Medicine - Grad 2012
Hometown: Salt Lake City, UT


Christopher Williams, D.O.

Christopher Williams, D.O.

Family Medicine, PGY - 1
Undergraduate: Florida State University
Medical School: W. Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine - 2014
Hometown: Rockford, IL