A Behavioral Health Center of Excellence located in Fort Myers, FL. Advanced Psychiatric Care (APC) is a physician lead clinical, multi disciplined, behavioral health outpatient practice. APC is lead by Dr. Zaheer Aslam (clinical practice founder) who has earned Diplomat Status in both General Adult and Addiction Psychiatry. Dr. Aslam’s Board Certifications in General Adult and Addiction Psychiatry together with his extensive years of clinical direct care experience (in-patient, out-patient, consultation, research and medicine) make him uniquely qualified and skilled to assess, diagnosis and treat all types of mental health concerns directly. Dr. Aslam personally over-sees all APC licensed clinical staff, and sets the practice quality measures. APC is prepared to meet behavioral health, cognitive and addiction disorder needs direct to patients, patient families, state/federal agencies and area facilities.
Formally defined, telemedicine is the use of medical information exchanged from one site to another via electronic communications to improve a patient’s clinical health status. Telemedicine includes a growing variety of applications and services using two-way video, email, smart phones, wireless tools and other forms of telecommunications technology. Please click the link below to learn more. * Due to the recent medical concerns, we are able to provide telemedicine services for our current clients no interruption in the current care they are receiving. If you would prefer this service for your up coming appointments please notify the reception desk and they will be able to guide you through the process. We are looking forward to continuing to provide the same care. Therapy and visits with Dr. Aslam are provided in telemedicine.
This is a medication for treatment-resistant depression.
Are your current medications still leaving you feeling depressed? Spravato targets the N-methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA) receptors. This is believed to work differently than oral depressants.
Go to Spravato.com website and explore the medication. If you feel this is a good choice for you, we are here to help you through the treatment
APC is a Suboxone provider; first time patients are offered a discount. $500.00 will cover the first 30 days of treatment. This will include the initial visit and the follow up that will follow for 30 days. We also offer the support groups on Mondays from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm; which is required by federal law to continue this treatment. Please click the link below to learn more about Suboxone.
Ketamine has been shown to improve the symptoms of various psychiatric conditions in certain populations. Everyone’s response to treatment will be different but individuals usually report improvements in psychiatric symptoms and pain but be aware that symptom relief cannot be guaranteed. You need to be aware that symptom relief can last from days to months, therefore multiple infusions might be recommended or required for long term symptom relief.