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About Freedom Ketamine Treatment Centers

Freedom Ketamine Treatment Centers was established in 2016 to provide residents of the DMV with life-changing mental healthcare. After nearly two decades of experience in medicine, our Founder, Dr. Aubrey Verdun, saw a gap in new offerings for treatment-resistant depression, PTSD, anxiety, OCD, suicidal ideation, and beyond.


Since 2016, Dr. Verdun has been proudly offering Ketamine Infusion Therapy and Stellate Ganglion Block therapy across the DMV, bridging the gap for people seeking these cutting-edge treatment options. In 2021, after five years in business, Freedom Ketamine Treatment Centers proudly opened a second location in Reston, Virginia, and brought on Dr. Edward Park as a new physician to join the practice.

We specialize in treating difficult conditions such as Treatment Resistant Depression, Anxiety, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Bipolar Disorder, Chronic Pain and more from our comfortable and conveniently located offices in Bethesda and Reston.


Personalized patient care is what sets us apart in our Rockville Maryland Ketamine Treatment Center and Reston Virginia Ketamine Treatment Center. When you visit our offices, you can expect expert physician supervision, and compassionate care throughout your experience. We can't wait to help you take your next step toward progress.

Flexible Appointment Scheduling Across the DMV

As a patient-centered practice, we offer flexible appointment scheduling outside of our normal business hours. Patients with busy schedules can rely on us for morning or evening infusions, and even in-home infusions around the DMV.

Our patient-centered care can be found in these cities and beyond:

Maryland:

  • Rockville

  • Bethesda

  • Chevy Chase

  • Silver Spring

  • Potomac

  • Gaithersburg

  • Hyattsville

  • Kensington

  • Glen Echo

  • Takoma Park

  • Rollins Park

Virginia:

  • Reston

  • Vienna

  • Fairfax

  • Great Falls

  • McLean

  • Arlington

  • Ashburn

  • Sterling

  • Herndon

  • Centreville

  • Alexandria

And across Washington, D.C.

Compassion

Ketamine Infusion Therapy

Check out our reviews to see how our patients rate the quality of care we provide. We take pride in offering kind, compassionate care at every step of our patient process.

Trust

Ketamine Infusion Therapy near me

Our expert physicians and caring clinical staff provide you with an exceptional health care experience at every touch point.

Effective

Our treatments provide fast, safe relief and can fundamentally improve mood and quality of life. 

Our Medical Team

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Aubrey Verdun, MD
Medical Director

Freedom Ketamine Infusion Centers Founder and Medical Director Aubrey Verdun, MD is a double-board certified anesthesiologist and pain management physician.  Dr. Verdun completed his undergraduate degree at The George Washington University in Washington D.C. and medical school at Wayne State University in Detroit, MI.  He completed his Anesthesiology residency at The University of Chicago Hospital and his Pain Management Fellowship at Johns Hopkins University.

Currently, Dr. Verdun works under the Wounded Warrior Pain Care Initiative at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC) servicing military populations and high ranking government employees with acute and chronic pain management needs.  He has extensive experience treating patients with ketamine.  He has helped develop and maintain outpatient ketamine infusion protocols for patients suffering from depression and chronic pain.

Freedom Ketamine Infusion Centers Founder and Medical Director Aubrey Verdun, MD is a double-board certified anesthesiologist and pain management physician.  Dr. Verdun completed his undergraduate degree at The George Washington University in Washington D.C. and medical school at Wayne State University in Detroit, MI.  He completed his Anesthesiology residency at The University of Chicago Hospital and his Pain Management Fellowship at Johns Hopkins University.

Currently, Dr. Verdun works under the Wounded Warrior Pain Care Initiative at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC) servicing military populations and high ranking government employees with acute and chronic pain management needs.  He has extensive experience treating patients with ketamine.  He has helped develop and maintain outpatient ketamine infusion protocols for patients suffering from depression and chronic pain.

Dr. Verdun believes ketamine is most effective long term when coupled with psychotherapy.  Ketamine provides a great window for psychotherapy and addressing psychiatric issues.  Anesthesiologists use ketamine for a multitude of medical conditions, however to Dr. Verdun the most compelling data that exists supports its use for depression.

“The results following ketamine infusion treatments are amazing. I watched people go from severe catatonic depression and not eating to walking around, eating, and joking with people while in the hospital. This is truly an amazing experience to watch, visualize, and be a part of. This is why I founded Freedom Depression Treatment Center. I entered medicine to help change and influence lives. Ketamine has been the largest impact I’ve seen delivered on one’s life in such a quick time span. Truly amazing.”

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Edward Park, MD
Board-Certified Anesthesiologist

Edward Park, MD is a board certified anesthesiologist and pain management physician partner with the Freedom Team. Native to Southern California, Dr. Park attended the University of California Irvine and moved to the DMV area in 2010. He obtained his Medical Degree from the Uniformed Services University, completed his anesthesiology residency and pain management fellowship at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland.

He currently splits his time between the operating room caring for patients under anesthesia and as a pain management physician, managing chronic pain conditions.

His experience with ketamine infusions is extensive, ranging from use as an anesthetic and pain adjunct in surgical cases, severe chronic pain conditions to depression and mood disorders.

He has a passion to help patients who may otherwise feel that all hope is lost with his knowledge and expertise.

“To some medicine is an interest and profession but taking care of patients is my passion. I would love the opportunity to care for you or your loved one!”

Anna Indenbaum
Anna Indenbaum MSN, APRN, FNP-C
Nurse on Staff

Anna Indenbaum is a professional nurse with over 6 years of nursing experience in Geriatrics, Stroke, Respirator, Emergency Medicine, and Pain Management. Her clinical skills include bedside manner, infection control, physiological knowledge, administering medication, communication, and setting health standards.Edward Park, MD is a board certified anesthesiologist and pain management physician partner with the Freedom Team. Native to Southern California, Dr. Park attended the University of California Irvine and moved to the DMV area in 2010. He obtained his Medical Degree from the Uniformed Services University, completed his anesthesiology residency and pain management fellowship at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland.

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