Medical Team

The David Lawrence Center Medical Team is comprised of a number of mental health professionals who are experts in their respective fields. Learn more about the medical team that helps our clients on the path to healing every day.

  • Brandon Madia, D.O.

    Adult Staff Psychiatrist

    Brandon Madia, D.O. as a full-time staff psychiatrist in Adult Medical Services. Dr. Madia also provides addiction medicine evaluations for individuals who may benefit from Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) for opioid use disorders. Madia received his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree...

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  • Edwin Gomez

    Staff Psychiatrist

    Edwin Gomez, MD joined the David Lawrence Center medical team as a part-time Adult, Child and Adolescent Staff Psychiatrist in Acute Care Services in 2015 and became full-time in 2017. In addition to working at the David Lawrence Center, Gomez...

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  • Rodolfo Reni, MD

    Adult Staff Psychiatrist

    Rodolfo Reni, M.D., joined the David Lawrence Center medical team as an Adult Staff Psychiatrist in Outpatient Medical Services in 2016. Reni is board certified in adult psychiatry through the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. He received his medical...

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  • Elena Zerpa, MD

    Child Staff Psychiatrist

    Elena Zerpa, MD joined David Lawrence Center as a Child and Adolescent Staff Psychiatrist in the Children's Outpatient Medical Services Department in 2016. Prior to joining DLC she most recently served as a Psychiatrist at the Community Reach Center in...

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  • Emily Williams, M.D., MPH

    Child Staff Psychiatrist

    Emily Williams joined the David Lawrence Center in 2014 as a part time Child Staff Psychiatrist in Children's Medical Services. She is board certified in general psychiatry and child and adolescent psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology....

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  • Thomas P. Jacob, M.D.

    Adult Staff Psychiatrist

    Thomas P. Jacob, M.D. is a part time Staff Psychiatrist in Adult Outpatient Medical Services. Dr. Jacob is board certified in adult psychiatry, geriatric psychiatry and addiction medicine by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. A Native of India,...

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  • Oscar Villaverde, MD, CPA

    Adult Staff Psychiatrist

    Oscar Villaverde, MD, CPA, is a part-time Adult Staff Psychiatrist working in the Acute Care Services Department. Dr. Villaverde earned both his bachelor's of science degree and doctor of medicine from the University of Miami. He went on to earn...

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  • Evelio H. Sosa, M.D.

    Adult Staff Psychiatrist

    Evelio H. Sosa, M.D., is a part-time Adult Staff Psychiatrist working in the Acute Care Services Department. Dr. Sosa earned his doctor of medicine from the University of Monterrey in Mexico. He completed his residency in psychiatry at the University...

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  • Jeffery Edwards, MS, RN, ARNP, CST

    Advanced Registered Nurse Practioner

    Jeffery Edwards is a full-time Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP) in the Adult Outpatient Medical Services Department. He also provides part-time services in the Acute Care Services Department. As an ARNP, he provides psychiatric evaluations, medication management and physicals for...

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  • Carol J. Dove, MSN, GNP, ANRP

    Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner

    Carol J. Dove joined the DLC team in Spring 2015 as an Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner in Adult Outpatient Medical Services. She has extensive experience working as a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner in Iowa, Tennessee, Kansas, and across Florida. Dove earned...

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  • Ann Hart

    Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner, Adult Outpatient Medical Services

    Ann Hart joined the David Lawrence Center in 2015 as an Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner in Adult Outpatient Medical Services. Hart earned two Bachelor of Science degrees one in Nursing from the University of St. Francis in Illinois and one...

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  • Debra Yark Ebaugh, ARNP

    Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner

    Debra Ebaugh is a licensed Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP) in Acute Care Services. As an ARNP, she provides psychiatric evaluations, medication management and physicals for adults and children with mental health and substance abuse problems in the Crisis Stabilization...

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  • Maureen Gerrity, PA-C

    Physician Assistant

    Maureen Gerrity is a licensed Physicians Assistant in Acute Care Services providing medical evaluations and medical advice to adults and children with mental health and substance abuse problems in the Crisis Stabilization Unit, Adult Detoxification Unit and Emergency Services. Gerrity...

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  • Amy Simko

    Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner

    Amy Simko joined the David Lawrence Center medical team as a licensed Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner in Children's Outpatient Services in 2009. She provides comprehensive psychiatric medical services in both Naples and Immokalee. She is board certified to treat child,...

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  • Susan Resnik

    Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner

    Susan Resnik joined the David Lawrence Center medical team as an Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP) in Adult Outpatient Medical Services. Resnik is certified as a Family Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner by the American Nurses Credentialing Center and has...

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