Dr. Joe Bartges received his DVM from the University of Georgia and completed an internship and dual residency in internal medicine and nutrition and a PhD from the University of Minnesota. He joined the faculty at the University of Georgia and in 1987 joined the faculty at the University of Tennessee where he remained until 2015. He was internist, nutritionist, and academic director at Cornell University Veterinary Specialists in Stamford, CT and was an Adjunct Clinical Professor of Medicine at Cornell University prior to returning to The University of Georgia in 2016, where he is currently Professor of Medicine and Nutrition in the Department of Small Animal Medicine and Surgery.
Dr. Bartges is internationally known for his research and publications in veterinary nephrology, urology and nutrition. He is focused on minimally invasive procedures and on clinical research in urinary tract diseases and nutrition.