Born and raised in the Philippines, Imee Selom-Tanael received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Angeles University Foundation, one of the top universities in the country. During her time in the Philippines, she established her nursing career with extensive experience in areas like medical-surgical, OB-GYN, critical care, and nursing education & management.
Today, Imee calls the United States her home and has dedicated ten years as an emergency nurse and a Charge Nurse with one of the busiest hospitals in the Tampa Bay area. Imee has also furthered her higher education while juggling family responsibilities and the demands of a full-time job. She graduated with a Master of Science in Nursing from South University, where she specialized as a Family Nurse Practitioner.
With all this under her belt, she practiced with one of the most renowned cardiovascular groups in Tampa, optimizing her experience in acute/critical care and outpatient follow-up, specializing in cardiology and cardiovascular interventions.
Imee, who is a member of the Obesity Medicine Association, currently specializes in medically-supervised weight loss and obesity management from pediatric adolescents to adults. She is board certified by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) as a Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP).
Along with that, she is the primary provider of Vivaliti Wellness at Florida Orthopedic Institute, which helps patients in need of BMI reduction to prepare for orthopedic surgeries and patients who simply want to return to a healthy lifestyle in order to avoid further orthopedic interventions or postoperative complications.