Dr. Wendy A. Khentigan, MD.

dr-wendy-khentiganDr. Jerry Ayers

APEX Rehab

Certified Psychiatris


Dr Wendy A. Khentigan is a board certified psychiatrist  Dr. Khentigan has been a consulting psychiatrist to several San Diego dual diagnosis residential treatment centers for many years.

Dr. Khentigan had a particular interest and concern about the growing opioid epidemic and was one of the first doctors in San
Diego certified to prescribe Suboxone. Dr. Khentigan is a proponent of medication assisted
therapy when indicated and strives to develop an individualized treatment plan for dual
diagnosis patients. Dr. Khentigan has also completed training in Intensive Short Term Dynamic
Psychotherapy (ISTDP) which allows her to assess and treat patients who have experienced
trauma in a compassionate and effective way.
Dr. Khentigan is a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association. She graduated
from New York Medical College. After a year of internship in internal medicine at Norwalk
Hospital, she completed her residency in psychiatry at UCSD and was a chief resident during her
last year of training. Dr. Khentigan has been in solo practice for over 23 years.

Dr. Jerry Ayers

Dr. Jerry Ayers

APEX Rehab

Addiction Physician


Dr. Jerry Ayers is a skilled addiction medical practitioner. With and Undergraduate degree in Psychology from the University of California San Diego, A graduate degree from the University of California San Diego, in Physiology and Pharmacology, and a medical degree from the University of Texas, Galveston, Dr. Ayers is respected as one of the top addiction doctors in San Diego.

In addiction to his extensive training, Dr. Ayers also has exceptional clinical experience. This includes 15 years of hospital experience at UCSD, Grossmont, Alvarado, Palomar, and Tri-City Hospitals, and 10 years of experience performing Medical Consulting for Residential Dual Diagnosis Treatment Centers, performing Detoxification services, and medical and psychiatric pharmacotherapy.

Dr. Ayers holds an American Board of Addiction Medicine Certification, in addition to his California Medical License. Dr. Ayers provides APEX patients with unparalleled professional services in safe and comfortable detoxification and medication management.

 


Dr. Jerry Ayers

Dr. Thomas E. Deblois

Dr. Thomas E. Deblois

APEX Rehab

Psychiatrist


Dr. Thomas E. Deblois is an outside psychiatric consultant for APEX Rehab, and a board certified psychiatrist in San Diego. A graduate of Stanford Medical School, Dr. Deblois has dedicated years to working with a large variety of clientele with many different psychiatric needs. Over the last few years, Dr. Deblois has specialized in both child and adolescent psychiatry; yet he never lost his passion for helping those who suffer from mood disorders and addiction. Dr. Deblois’ strong background and knowledge of working with adults with mood disorders and other mental illness helps him work with clients that have deeper issues, that can result in drug or alcohol dependency.

Apart from being certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Dr. Deblois is an active advocate for the LGBT community in San Diego. He provides training to other medical and clinical professionals in working with LGBT youth. His diverse skill set and dedication to the betterment of people in the community make him an understanding and compassionate asset to the APEX Rehab team.

 


 Dr. Thomas E. Deblois