Jody Mitchell MSN, APRN, FNP-C
Jody is a registered nurse serving patients for over 14 years, then she obtained her graduate degree as a Certified Nurse Practitioner through Purdue University. Jody’s background consists of Army Veteran, emergency medicine, corrections nursing, and now alternative medicine. Through research and evidence-based practice, she will work with you to find the best therapy that will meet your health care needs. She is very excited to educate, treat, provide a peaceful environment, and will probably give you a few laughs along the way during your treatment. Jody has seen amazing results with hyperbaric therapy along with the many other modalities of treatments we provide and very eager to share them with you!
Kimberly Hyatt, MSN, APRN, FNP-C
Kimberly graduated from Otterbein University with her master’s degree, and Capital University with her undergraduate degrees in Nursing and Exercise Science. In her time at Capital, Kimberly was awarded nursing honors, leadership awards, and won multiple titles in competition.
Kimberly spent 5 years with Nationwide Children’s Hospital as an RN, BSN and was certified as a pediatric nurse. She has had experience in GI, acute out-patient care, ED, and special populations. Kimberly has worked with patients and families from around the globe and is proficient in cultural awareness and working with ESL. While at Nationwide, Kimberly received multiple awards, scholarships, and recognition.
Prior to nursing, she worked for Columbus State Community College in the Human Performance Center and gained her athletic specialist training and certification, and associate degree. Kimberly was chosen for multiple leadership awards and positions by CSCC faculty and staff in her time there.
Kimberly is a mom to two great kids (16 and 19 years old) and lives in the Northern Columbus area. She is a second-degree Black Belt and is in the process of becoming a certified yoga instructor. She started working with HBOT in July, 2019.
Heather Edmonds, MSN, APRN, FNP-C
Heather is a 2019 graduate from Cedarville University, with a Masters of Family Nurse Practitioner, and has 23 years of experience in nursing. After graduating from Ohio University in 1997, Heather worked 5 years with Mount Carmel as a Medical Surgical RN and Care Manager-RN. Seeking an opportunity to diversify her skills, Heather transitioned to Home Health with Berger Health System. During her time as a Home Health Nurse, she was able to begin integrating wound care and nutritional skills obtained at Mount Carmel into the daily care of many patients.
Heather transitioned into a Wound Care and Hyperbaric Oxygen Center for Ohio Health’s Berger Health System. During her time there, Heather was able to provide an elevated standard of care using cutting edge techniques and participate in research clinical studies that have advanced the treatment and care of chronic wounds.
Heather and her husband, Bob, spent 5 years living and working in Central Asia. Gaining a working proficiency in the Russian Language enabled Heather to work in multiple clinical settings, train nursing and medical staff as well as treat patients. Providing care to patients globally, improving the quality of care, and skills of other medical professionals, has been a lifelong passion and her efforts in this area continue. Heather joined our care team in December, 2019.
Chris Meeting, MSN, APRN, FNP-C
Chris has been in the nursing profession for 14 years. She has worked alongside some of the best doctors and nurses. She initially began her career working in a well-known burn and surgical unit in Ohio. She is also familiar with woman’s health where she spent the majority of her nursing career. In 2017 she obtained her Master’s Degree from Chamberlain College of Nursing. She is certified by American Association of Nurse Practitioners. Since graduation she has been working in hyperbaric and alternative medicine. She strives to be an active listener and develops the best plan of care for maximizing overall health and wellness. She enjoys spending time with family and loves to be outside when the weather is cooperating. Call to make your appointment today.
Denise Paulat, APRN, FNP-C
As an RN for over 28 years and an APRN for 2, Denise has a passion for helping people improve and live healthier lives. Health promotion and disease prevention is her #1 priority. With a certification from AANP as a Family Nurse Practitioner, and IV Nutrition and Hydration from Empire Medical Training, she has the expertise to fulfill her passion. Denise looks forward to improving patient outcomes with alternative treatments and holistic medicine, with ongoing research to help those in need.
Jessica Gross, FNP-C
Jessica is a board certified Family Nurse Practitioner through the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. She earned her Bachelors of Science degree in Nursing from the University of Toledo and her Masters of Science degree in Nursing from Otterbein University. She is also certified in Functional Medicine, Polarity Therapy, and as a Holistic Health Advisor.
Jessica’s prior experience as a registered nurse was predominantly in the acute and intensive care setting. Working in that field, she has clinically seen the effects of under-managed chronic diseases. The desire to educate people on prevention and wellness in order to avoid these effects is what motivated her to further her education in Nursing and become a Nurse Practitioner.
Jessica’s experience as a Nurse Practitioner has been as a member of an interdisciplinary team that has included chiropractic doctors, exercise physiologists, nutritionists, and massage therapists. She provides services such as trigger point injections and joint injections to quickly decrease pain and increase mobility. The use of both conventional and complementary therapies and treatments promotes healing to the fullest.
Melissa Withers, DNP, APRN, FNP-C
Melissa is board-certified as a family nurse practitioner with the American Nurses Credentialing Center. She graduated from the University of North Florida with her Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 2014 and Doctorate of Nursing Practice with a focus in family medicine in 2018. Melissa has over 8 years of experience in healthcare ranging from orthopedics, urology, adult and pediatric cardiology, family practice, and currently hyperbaric oxygen therapy. She holds certifications in BLS and ACLS. Melissa’s goal with her patients is to individualize their health care plans based on her clinical experience, scientific evidence and most importantly their own health goals and personal preferences.
Dr. Eric Serrano, MD
Dr. Serrano is a graduate of Kansas State University and earned his medical degree from Kansas University. Dr. Serrano is a medical doctor, former professor at two universities, researcher, lecturer and author, and has help formulate several dietary supplements for pre and post workout recovery, and fat loss. Currently he operates a family medical practice in Pickerington, Ohio. One will never have an idea of what extreme demand exists for Dr. Serrano’s services, which is obvious by viewing a message log full of inquiries from elite athletes, strength coaches and related practitioners around the world. He is truly the expert of experts, the one the elite come to for guidance and information. Dr. Eric Serrano MD is the ace sought out by elite athletes around the world for help with the most difficult of problems. A wide array of athletes from the NFL, NHL, MLB in addition to countless elite amateurs make up Eric’s elite client list of athletes. His cohesive expertise comes from years of practicing medicine. As an athlete and family man Eric understands the needs of his clients and pushes himself to stay on the cutting edge of training, supplementation, nutrition, injury rehabilitation.
Clinic Coordinator/Hyperbaric Technician
Chris Dodson Completed Emergency Medical Training , First Responder Training, and Advanced Rescue Training at Columbus State Community College.