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Who Are We

Ketamine Health Centers (KHC) brings you a state of the art mental health facility dedicated to pioneering treatments and personalized collaborative care. As leaders in the industry ourmulti-dimensional approach to care and treat each patient individually has lead to our success. Our goal is for our patient to succeed and go on to live a happy and healthy life.

 

Dennis Diaz, CRNA, ARNP, Managing Partner

Dennis Diaz is certified by the National Board of Certification and Recertification of Nurse Anesthetists, and licensed as an Advanced Practice Nurse Anesthetist in Florida. Dennis has extensive expertise providing anesthesia services in the greater Miami area, both in hospitals and in private practice.

Dennis’ scope of practice encompasses all areas of anesthesia, including level 1 Trauma, Burn, Obstetrics, and Pediatric surgeries. Furthermore, he has significant clinical practice in managing both acute and chronic pain patients in a post surgical setting with adjuvant techniques such as peripheral nerve blocks. Dennis is highly experienced in using ketamine as an anesthetic agent, implementing infusion therapy to trauma, burns, and severely depressed patients yielding excellent results.

 

Raul Cruz, MD, Anesthesiologist

 

Dr. Cruz is a Certified Diplomate of the American Board of Anesthesiology and has been a licensed, practicing anesthesiologist for 10 years. Dr. Cruz has had extensive experience in both the academic and private practice settings including teaching, operating room and practice management, and direct patient care.

Dr. Cruz has been involved in the full spectrum of anesthesia practice ranging from procedural medicine and all the surgical sub-specialties, including level 1 Trauma and Burn surgery; as well as anesthetic management in Obstetrics and Psychiatry. During his 10 years in practice, Dr. Cruz has developed an expert knowledge in the use of and delivery of IV ketamine to treat burn patients, as well as those with acute and postoperative pain. He has had success treating patients with comorbid depression, anxiety, and/or PTSD using ketamine infusions in the hospital setting, while also using it as an anesthetic, an analgesic, and as a sedative.

 

Mike Tomas - Chief Business Officer

Mike Tomas, President & CEO of U.S. Stem Cell Inc, is considered by many in the industry as one of the most experienced marketers and operating executives for IT/Communications and Biotech/Life Sciences private equity and venture groups portfolio companies. The son of a serial entrepreneur, he spent nearly 20 years driving the evolution of telecommunications technology in the U.S. and Mexico in leadership roles ranging from sales, marketing, customer service, telemarketing, engineering, and operations. Upon retiring as Chief Marketing Officer of Avantel, MCI/Worldcom’s Global Ventures $1B investment with Banamex (at the time, the largest bank in Latin America), Mr. Tomás joined other former-MCI executives (including MCI CEO Jerry Taylor) and helped form an integrated customer communications software solution that was named on Red Herring magazine’s “Top Ten to Watch” list.

Upon the successful sale of that company in 2001, Mr. Tomas helped launch The ASTRI Group, an early-stage private equity investment company providing capital, business development and strategic marketing support to emerging private companies. Mr. Tomas sits on the board of U.S. Stem Cell Inc. (adult stem cell development and applications) and has sat on the boards of The IDEA Center (Miami Dade College’s entrepreneurial institute), Career Source Florida (appointed by Florida Governor Rick Scott to his statewide workforce investment board) and is the past chairman of Florida International University’s Global Entrepreneurship Center. Mr. Tomas is an inductee into the Miami-Dade College and WACE Halls of Fame for business, an FIU Torch Award winner–and winner of top communications, medical innovations, education and entrepreneurial awards. An avid athlete, Mr. Tomas was also a Miami-Dade County Sports Commissioner.

 

Juan Oms, MD, Psychiatrist

Dr. Juan Oms is our Medical Director of Psychiatry here at Ketamine Health Centers. Dr Oms received his medical degree from Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara, and completed his training in Psychiatry at Jackson Memorial Hospital in affiliation with University of Miami and the VA Hospital. Dr. Oms is a diplomat of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. Currently he is the Associate Medical Director BH at Beacon Health Options and is a driving force at the forefront of healthcare improvement and change for the psychiatric community at large training future psychiatrist as the previous Residency Program Director of Psychiatry at Larkin Community Hospital.

Lastly Dr. Oms is an Assistant Professor Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences in affiliation with Citrus Community Health Network FIU Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine, where he continues to educate and mentor residents of Psychiatry while rotating in outpatient detox clinic and MAT program at Citrus Health Network.

Dr. Oms is passionate in treating patients from a wellness perspective and has emphasized his practice and treatment in an integrative and functional model.

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