Dr. Bermudes is Board Certified in Adult Psychiatry and Family Medicine, with 20 years’ experience caring for patients. He founded TMS Health Solutions in 2007, serves as the practice’s Medical Director, and is an expert on TMS practice organization and policy development. With his background as a professor and researcher, he leads the practice in its mission to educate the public and clinicians on both mental health issues and TMS, to continually seek the most advanced treatments, and to actively contribute to the medical community’s knowledge of mental health conditions and therapy efficacy.
He recently wrote and edited “Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation: Clinical Applications for Psychiatric Practice”, a book with key research findings on TMS as well as its potential to be used for other conditions such as OCD, PTSD, Adolescent Depression and mild dementia. He is experienced in treating patients with MDD (Major Depressive Disorder), including Unipolar Depression.
Dr. Bermudes is a caring, collaborative practitioner with a structured, goal-oriented approach to treating mental health conditions. His treatment plans may include TMS, medication management or cognitive therapy.
Karl Lanocha, MD
Dr. Lanocha is a neuropsychiatrist, Board Certified in Adult Psychiatry and Sleep Medicine, with over 30 years’ experience caring for patients with treatment-resistant depression. Among the first physicians in the country to offer outpatient TMS therapy, he has become a nationally recognized expert in the field and serves as the Head of TMS Education. Dr. Lanocha has lectured widely about TMS, taught professional seminars, provided hands-on training to clinicians, and coauthored several pioneering papers on the therapy’s clinical application and long-term benefits.
Following his interest in the humanities and medicine, Dr. Lanocha pursued a career in psychiatry as a way to connect with patients, develop a deep understanding of their stories, and find the most advanced, evidence-based therapies to relieve symptoms and achieve wellness.
Seeking assistance for a mental health condition can be a difficult step, and Dr. Lanocha believes it’s critical that each patient feel understood and supported in their journey to wellness. He strives to understand each person’s specific symptoms, circumstances, and body chemistry, including possible contributing factors such as sleep apnea. He develops a holistic treatment plan tailored to each patient’s needs, incorporating a broad range of evidence-based treatments including TMS, mindfulness-based techniques, and sleep therapies. When the fog of depression begins to lift, he works with the patient to correct distorted thinking and help them reconnect to their resilience, joy, and sense of purpose.
Richard Lipon, MD
Dr. Richard Lipon is a Board Certified psychiatrist who began his career in obstetrics and gynecology, first at a private practice in Sacramento and eventually partnering with Mercy General Hospital to re-establish their Obstetrics program. After his two-plus decades of practice (and after delivering over 5,000 babies), he decided to make a change. He had noticed that many of his patients suffered from depression and anxiety and became interested in the causes of this, wanting to help understand and treat this struggle.
Pursuing this interest, he did a residency and a fellowship in forensic psychiatry. He spent years working for the State of California, eventually becoming Senior Psychiatrist and Medical Director at the Vacaville Psychiatric Program, a licensed, in-house service.
Dr. Lipon is interested in depression and anxiety and helping treat patients who suffer from mood disorders. He has worked for years with psychopharmacology and has a strong background helping patients with complicated medical problems. He focuses on being an empathetic, supportive and motivating practitioner, valuing wellness programs and establishing good doctor/patient relationships that ground his depression and anxiety treatment with a base of trust.
Dr. Lipon was drawn to TMS Health Solutions through his interest in TMS (transcranial magnetic stimulation), which he started reading about years back as initial studies were published with promising outcomes. He saw it was proven to be effective in treating treatment-resistant patients. He joined the TMS Health Solutions Sacramento office in June of 2017.
Kevin Rosi, MD
Dr. Kevin Rosi is Board Certified in Adult Psychiatry and specializes in child and adolescent care, early onset Bipolar Disorder, ADHD, and eating and developmental disorders. He also has extensive experience in treating behavioral disorders, such as Oppositional Defiant Disorder, as well as impulse control and psychotic disorders.
Dr. Rosi was inspired to become a physician after witnessing the birth of his younger sister; he was deeply impressed by the role doctors played in physically and mentally assisting people through some of their toughest and most profound moments. During his medical school rotations, he found that the ongoing nature of the psychiatrist-patient relationship enabled him to develop a more complete understanding of his patients and was heartened that this work helped them to transform their lives.
Dr. Rosi believes in building a trusting working relationship with his patients thorough open communication and educating them about all available modalities so treatment decisions can be made collaboratively. Using a holistic approach that emphasizes pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic treatments, including psychotherapy, neuromodulation, and developing healthy living habits, Dr. Rosi works together with his patients toward the goals of symptom elimination and restoring health. Currently, he is seeing patients ages 14 and older.