Dr. Dean W. Bartholomew
Dr. Bartholomew grew up in Saratoga. He attended Hastings College in Hastings, Nebraska, before attending medical school at the Creighton University School of Medicine where he graduated with honors. After medical school, Dr. Bartholomew completed his family medicine residency at the University of Nebraska Medical Center / Offutt Air Force Base in Omaha, Nebraska. He spent the next four years at F.E. Warren Air Force Base in Cheyenne, Wyoming, before separating in 2008 at the rank of Major and as commander of the Aerospace Medicine Flight. After one year on the teaching staff at the University of Wyoming Family Medicine Residency in Cheyenne, Dr. Bartholomew returned home to Saratoga with his wife Tonya to take over the Platte Valley Medical Clinic in July of 2009 as the physician-owner.
Dr. Bartholomew is involved at the state level on several efforts as a physician champion for telehealth, PCMH transformation, and the state WyoPOLST program. He has become the “voice” of rural medicine in Wyoming recently presenting on the topic to the US Senate Rural Health Caucus in April, 2016; at the Academy College of Physicians (ACP) Annual Meeting in Boston in May 2015; at the annual meeting of the Association of Health Care Journalists in March, 2014. Lastly, Dr. Bartholomew is involved on the state legislative front having served as the President of the Wyoming Medical Society in 2014-2015 (read more).
Jennifer Oiler, NP-C
Our Family Nurse Practitioner, Jennifer Oiler, spent most of her childhood in Laramie. She attended the University of Nebraska at Omaha and obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Biotechnology. After working as a laboratory technician for several years she chose to pursue a career in nursing. Jennifer graduated in 2009 from the University of Wyoming, Fay W. Whitney School of Nursing with a Master’s Degree as a Family Nurse Practioner. After graduating she relocated to Saratoga to begin working with patients of all ages. She enjoys providing well woman care and caring for individuals with other health concerns as well.
Robert Keel, PA-C
Bob comes to us by way of the University of Utah. Bob worked previously as an Emergency Room nurse and now will be applying all of those skills as a Physician Assistant. Bob and Christy look forward to raising their four children here in the Valley. Bob is an avid sports fan and loves his Utah Utes!