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HOWARD I. SCHWARTZ, MD
FACG, AGAF

Doctor Howard Schwartz formed DETOX MD with the goal of using his professional and clinical expertise to enhance the quality of care for patients suffering from addiction disorders.

Doctor Howard Schwartz is a Board-Certified Internist and Gastroenterologist that has practiced in South Florida for 30 years prior to retiring from active practice in 2017. He has been recognized as one of Florida’s Top Physicians, and he credits his success to combining evidence-based treatment and open communication. In addition, he has started several medical businesses that have focused on pharmaceutical and clinical trials in order to help provide new medical treatments to patients.

Doctor Howard Schwartz grew up in Philadelphia and moved to Florida to completed all of his studies at University of Miami. He is married to his wife, Jill, for 31 years, and he has three grown children. He is also an avid golfer and sports fan.

HOWARD I. SCHWARTZ, MD
FACG, AGAF

Doctor Howard Schwartz formed DETOX MD with the goal of using his professional and clinical expertise to enhance the quality of care for patients suffering from addiction disorders.

Doctor Howard Schwartz is a Board-Certified Internist and Gastroenterologist that has practiced in South Florida for 30 years prior to retiring from active practice in 2017. He has been recognized as one of Florida’s Top Physicians, and he credits his success to combining evidence-based treatment and open communication. In addition, he has started several medical businesses that have focused on pharmaceutical and clinical trials in order to help provide new medical treatments to patients.

Doctor Howard Schwartz grew up in Philadelphia and moved to Florida to completed all of his studies at University of Miami. He is married to his wife, Jill, for 31 years, and he has three grown children. He is also an avid golfer and sports fan.

PETER VENTRE, MD
BOARD CERTIFIED IN
PSYCHIATRY AND NEUROLOGY

Dr. Peter Ventre began his studies at The University of Puerto Rico at just 16 years old, earning a Bachelor’s degree in Biology and Science.  From there, he went on to earn his medical degree from The San Juan Bautista School of Medicine in Caguas, Puerto Rico. Ventre completed his residencies at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Cabrini Medical Center for Internal Medicine and Psychiatry and at the University of Florida Psychiatry Program.

Dr. Ventre’s experiences as a young hospital volunteer sparked a lifelong passion for patient care that still serves clients today. He is currently president and psychiatrist of his own practice, Ventre Medical Associates, which he opened in 2011. He is also President and Principal Investigator of Research Centers of America, which he opened in 2012. Both of the institutions are located in Oakland Park, FL.

At Ventre Medical Associates, Dr. Ventre has built an especially active outpatient practice where patients range in age from young children to elderly adults. He is fully bilingual and conducts his outpatient practice and clinical research company in both English and Spanish.

Dr. Ventre was named a “Most Compassionate Doctor” by  Vitals.com in 2011 for his accomplishments, and he has been featured several times on the CNN Latino news show Cala to discuss mental health disorders and treatments.

PETER VENTRE, MD
BOARD CERTIFIED IN
PSYCHIATRY AND NEUROLOGY

Dr. Peter Ventre began his studies at The University of Puerto Rico at just 16 years old, earning a Bachelor’s degree in Biology and Science.  From there, he went on to earn his medical degree from The San Juan Bautista School of Medicine in Caguas, Puerto Rico. Ventre completed his residencies at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Cabrini Medical Center for Internal Medicine and Psychiatry and at the University of Florida Psychiatry Program.

Dr. Ventre’s experiences as a young hospital volunteer sparked a lifelong passion for patient care that still serves clients today. He is currently president and psychiatrist of his own practice, Ventre Medical Associates, which he opened in 2011. He is also President and Principal Investigator of Research Centers of America, which he opened in 2012. Both of the institutions are located in Oakland Park, FL.

At Ventre Medical Associates, Dr. Ventre has built an especially active outpatient practice where patients range in age from young children to elderly adults. He is fully bilingual and conducts his outpatient practice and clinical research company in both English and Spanish.

Dr. Ventre was named a “Most Compassionate Doctor” by  Vitals.com in 2011 for his accomplishments, and he has been featured several times on the CNN Latino news show Cala to discuss mental health disorders and treatments.

LIDICE MORALES
DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS

Lidice Morales, an honors graduate from the Kaiser University, has made a name for herself as the Director of Nursing at several behavioral health facilities and as the Director of Operations for DetoxMD. She strives for better patient care through constant self-improvement and furthering her education. Her steadfast work ethic and passion in the field has remained the most important aspect of her professional career; showing dedication to not only the acquisition of new knowledge, but also its mastery.

The policies and procedures set at DetoxMD allowed facilities to provide high-quality care and an exceptional experience to their patients and their families. Lidice believes that a professional work atmosphere fosters cohesion and malleability amongst herself and her coworkers. Thereby increasing both the level of patient care and quality of life.

Raised in Miami, Florida Lidice enjoys running in her spare time as a way to stay sharp in a dynamic and ever-changing and challenging environment.  “A healthy lifestyle is paramount to a healthy mind.”

“Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value.”
-Albert Einstein

LIDICE MORALES
DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS

Lidice Morales, an honors graduate from the Kaiser University, has made a name for herself as the Director of Nursing at several behavioral health facilities and as the Director of Operations for DetoxMD. She strives for better patient care through constant self-improvement and furthering her education. Her steadfast work ethic and passion in the field has remained the most important aspect of her professional career; showing dedication to not only the acquisition of new knowledge, but also its mastery.

The policies and procedures set at DetoxMD allowed facilities to provide high-quality care and an exceptional experience to their patients and their families. Lidice believes that a professional work atmosphere fosters cohesion and malleability amongst herself and her coworkers. Thereby increasing both the level of patient care and quality of life.

Raised in Miami, Florida Lidice enjoys running in her spare time as a way to stay sharp in a dynamic and ever-changing and challenging environment.  “A healthy lifestyle is paramount to a healthy mind.”

“Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value.”

-Albert Einstein