Dr. Dat M. Nguyen, PharmD, BCGP
Dat M. Nguyen is the owner and pharmacist-in-charge of Pharmedico Pharmacy. He is also an entrepreneur and investor. He is highly skilled in medications optimization and quality controls to provide exceptional services and products to patients. Medisca trained in compounding medicines.
Before owning his own pharmacy, he served as a pharmacist for Omnicare (a CVS Health co.), in 2009, the largest long-term care pharmacy in the U.S. Omnicare provides service for skilled nursing facilities (SNF), long term care facilities (LTC), assisted living facilities (ALF), hospitals and other institutional care settings. Prior to Omnicare, he served for Pharmerica as a long-term care pharmacist and Walgreens, as a retail pharmacist.
Dr. Nguyen earned a Doctorate of Pharmacy degree from Nova Southeastern University in 2005. He obtained his board certification in geriatric in 2014.
Dr. David A. Miller, A.P., L.Ac, MSTOM
Dr. Miller graduated with B.A. from New York University in 1991 with post-graduate studies in music therapy, education, and performance. Moved to China in 1996 to study at the Beijing College of Economic Management and at the Beijing Physical Education University. Attended American College of TCM, International College of TCM in Vancouver, and graduated from the New York campus of the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in 2005.
Currently a faculty member of Everglades University, a clinical supervisor at East/West College of Natural Medicine, and founder of the Natural Pain Management Program at Turning Points One Stop Clinic. Main areas of specialty are: pain relief, diabetes, digestive disorders, palliative cancer care, emotional health, orthopedic injury, and wound care.
Dr. Amy Meeker, A.P., D.O.M
Dr. Amy Meeker is a Doctor of Oriental Medicine and an Acupuncture Physician licensed in the State of Florida. She studied at Pacific College of Oriental Medicine NY and the East West College of Natural Medicine in Sarasota, FL. Dr. Meeker is board certified by NCCAOM, the National Commission for Certification of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. Her scope of practice encompasses Chinese herbal therapy, Acupuncture Injection therapy, and many other modalities of Chinese Medicine such as Acupuncture, Cupping, and the use of Moxibustion.
Dr Meeker lives in Sarasota and is delighted to offer this affordable and effective medicine to her friends and neighbors. She derives great satisfaction in helping her patients meet their diverse health goals. Working in a fully stocked pharmacy is also a decided plus. Call for your appointment today!
Debbie Hutchinson, M.S., DCN-C
Functional Medicine Nutritionist
Meet Debbie Hutchinson, whose life is dedicated to providing viable and alternative solutions to people struggling with overall health issues. Debbie is a Functional Medicine Nutritionist and Lifestyle Practitioner who will be receiving her Doctorate in Clinical Nutrition in April 2020 from Maryland University of Integrative Health (MUIH). She offers consultations to her patients in-office or anywhere by conveniently utilizing a Tele-Wellness™ platform. Debbie’s specialized training is centered heavily in biochemistry, chemistry, and the intricate details in how the body and brain function optimally when it is provided the right nutritional and lifestyle support.
Her specialties include, but not limited to weight-loss, hormonal imbalances, immune support, and functional neurology. She utilizes conventional and Functional Medicine biomedical lab test to evaluate gut-brain axis, endocrine system, immune system, in addition, genetic/epigenetic testing and uses this information to help provide a cohesive plan of action to specifically address underlying causes and to help create an individualized nutrition & lifestyle plan designed for each client’s personal needs. Debbie has a heart for those who struggle with mental and emotional problems and understands that it is often these problems that feed other physical symptoms and keeps people perpetually stuck.
Her favorite downtime is when she gets to spend time with her husband, children, and grammie-kids. They all love Disney and anything that involves the ocean. One of many valuable lessons she learned growing up was from her father Ed Edenfield — “There is no possession more important in this world other than your mental & physical health.”
Ilka D Santiago, CPhT
Ilka is a certified pharmacy technician graduated from San Juan City College in 1993 in Juana Diaz, PR. She worked for San Cristobal Hospital in Cotto Laurel, PR for 12 years before moving to Florida in 2005. She worked at Walmart Pharmacy for 11 years and also volunteered for Remote Area Medical (RAM) as a Spanish translator before advancing her career to compounding medicines at Pharmedico. She loves to interact with patients and enjoys helping them get whatever their need to improve their quality of life. Come meet your friendly staff today!