Rotary Club of Stamford

 
 
TMS: MAGNETIC BRAIN STIMULATION —
INNOVATIONS in TREATING DEPRESSION,
PTSD, CHRONIC PAIN,
and OTHER COMPLEX MEDICAL CONDITIONS
 
The Rotary Club of Stamford will host prominent psychiatrist Dr. Tarique Perera as its speaker on Tuesday, July 12th, from 12:15 PM until 1:30 PM at the Stamford Sheraton Hotel, 700 East Main Street, Stamford. Dr. Perera will speak about TMS: Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation, a state-of-the-art non-invasive treatment for people living with depression and other complex medical conditions.
 
The Rotary Club Meeting is open to the general public at a cost of $20. A buffet luncheon will be served. There will be a brief business meeting, following which Dr. Perera will speak. Advance reservations are requested. Reservations can be made by emailing: StamfordRotary@gmail.com or calling 917-756-0900. The Hotel is accessible to people with mobility impairments.
 
Dr. Perera is an expert psycho-pharmacologist and psychotherapist. He has been rated as one of the Best Psychiatrists in America for 10 years in a row. Dr. Perera is one of the world’s leading Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation experts. TMS Therapy is similar to magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved TMS for adults living with Major Depressive Disorder in 2008, is endorsed by the American Psychiatric Association, and other specialty societies.
 
Dr. Perera is the President and C.E.O. of Contemporary Care of Connecticut, (Greenwich). He was graduated from Brandeis University and Harvard Medical School. A native of Sri Lanka, Dr. Perera has long ties to Rotary, having served as a Rotaract Club President.
 
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