The following treatments for treatment-resistant depression are offered at our FIU Health facility on FIU's main campus.
Choosing the right treatment approach under a doctor's care should be based on the medical indication and a person's individual needs. To schedule an appointment or request a consultation for more information on available treatments, please contact us at 305-348-3627 (305-FIU-DOCS).
Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (rTMS)
Brain stimulation therapies play a role in treating certain mental disorders. And Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (rTMS) is one of the best-studied brain stimulation treatments.
The MagVita TMS Therapy, which is FDA-cleared for depression. The treatments can be administered alone or in addition to medication and psychotherapy. You can learn more about how rTMS works in this article by Dr. Patricia Junquera.
SPRAVATO is an FDA-approved nasal spray treatment for resistant depression. This treatment method can be administered alone or in addition to medication and psychotherapy.
Before choosing a treatment, remember that every patient is unique and experiences different symptoms of depression. It is important to schedule a consultation with one of our board-certified psychiatrists to establish a treatment plan that is right for you.
For a clinical evaluation, please call FIU Health at 305-348-3627 (305-FIU-DOCS)