Meet the Team

Our Doctors

Chief Executive Officer

Dr. Vikram Tarugu M.D

Dr. Vikram Tarugu has undergone extensive training in Addiction Medicine, and is a certified Physician permitted to prescribe Suboxone to patients.
Medical Director

Dr. Muhammad Syed M.D

Doctor of internal medicine, C.F.O. He is Instrumental in the success of Detox of South Florida. He is known for his cheerful, ever happy and helpful attitude.

Dr. Erwin Ramos

Dr. Ramos was awarded the Mental Health Association of Indian River County Presidents Award in recognition for his assistance in building the local Mental Health Network.
Director Of Operations

Whitney Mcmillan

Experienced Director with a demonstrated history of working in the Hospital & Health Care industry. Skilled in Microsoft Excel, Customer Service, Management, Leadership, and Microsoft Office.
Clinical Director

Ricardo Santiago

Ricardo A Santiago LMHC, MS currently serves as Clinical Director of Rehab South Florida, a dual-diagnosis addiction treatment center. Mr. Santiago holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communication and a Master of Science in Counseling Psychology from Palm Beach Atlantic University.
Nurse Practitioner

Whitney Lingenfelter

As a board certified Nurse Practitioner she provides a wide range of services to her patients. She is skilled in transcranial -magnetic stimulation (TMS), as well as MAT therapy.