Located in Indian Wells and serving the entire Coachella Valley—from Palm Springs to Coachella and surrounding cities Palm Desert, Indio, La Quinta, and Rancho Mirage — Advanced Ketamine Associates provides professional treatment for a multitude of mental health and chronic pain conditions; namely through the use of ketamine infusion treatments.
Overall, the group at Advanced Ketamine Associates—which has more than 10,000 hours individually of direct patient care—is made up of multiple doctors and nurses, and led by pain management specialist Dr. Albert Lai.
He’s joined by Dr. Anthony F. Verdi, who has a Doctoral degree in Psychology and has been helping patients for over 40 years by working in both clinical and administrative roles in hospitals, nursing homes, and physical rehabilitation centers; Dr. John Waschak, who has a doctoral degree in Anesthesia practice, is a certified CRNA, board-certified by the NBCRNA. He previously served as a US Army Officer and Assault Helicopter Pilot. He was also awarded the Purple Heart and Air Medal. As well as Nancy Montigny, a Coachella Valley native with over 17 yrs of experience as a Registered Nurse.
– Ketamine infusion therapy