WHO WE ARE

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DR. DAN BERMEA, MBA, DNP, CRNA

Dr. Dan Bermea started his career as a nurse at the University of Illinois at Chicago Medical Center in their premier Neurosurgical Unit and at Seattle's County Hospital in their Neuro/Trauma Unit. He advanced his knowledge by becoming a Critical Care Registered Nurse (CCRN) and  getting his Trauma Nurse Certification (TNCC). This is where his passion for anesthesia and the mind began. He became interested in the use of ketamine and other adjunct therapies throughout his anesthesia training. He developed a passion to help not only with a patients acute/chronic pain, but their mind as well. Dan actively practices anesthesia at offices, surgery centers, and hospitals around the greater Chicagoland area and NW Indiana. As a Nurse Anesthesiologist, he has been using ketamine in his practice for years, continually looking for new ways to implement its use. Dan stays up-to-date with the most current research and has excelled at the following academic institutions graduating with honors:

  • Lakeview College of Nursing- Bachelor of Science in Nursing, 2011

  • Union University-Doctorate of Nursing Practice specializing in Anesthesia, 2018

    • Cum Laude Honors

  • Union University- Master of Business Administration, 2019

    • Cum Laude honors

  • Board certified in nurse anesthesiology, 2018

  • Actively holds the following certifications:

    • Advanced Life Support (ACLS)​

    • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)

    • Basic Life Support (BLS)