Testimonials

I have suffered from severe drug resistant depression for over 30 years. Despite years of treatment, with every major anti-depressant imaginable, as well as cognitive therapy and any other form of therapy available, I have had little to no relief. A couple of months ago, my psychopharmacologist told me about Ketamine infusions and the reasons he thought it might help my depression. I researched it and called Dr. Brooks. After speaking to him at length, he asked to speak to my doctor. They spoke and then I then made an appointment to receive my first infusion. The Ketamine infusions have made a significant difference in my life. I feel lighter, the weight has been lifted. The fog is gone! I get out of bed, instead of hiding there all day. I can work consistently and socialize. I want to explore my community and the world. And…I can say that I am happy; a word that I haven’??t used to describe myself since I don’??t know when! Dr. Brooks has been unbelievable! He is supportive, informative and available to answer any and all of my questions. He understands the toll depression takes on it’s victims. He is compassionate and kind. Prior to working with Ketamine, Dr. Brooks worked with drug addicts in detox. I believe the negative reviews are from patients who were unable to stay clean. I say this because I have met several patients receiving help for depression and pain at his office. They all feel the same way I do about Dr. Brooks. This Is Not About Money For Him!!! It’s About Saving Lives!!!!!

Marcia

I can’t remember when I first met Dr. Brooks who I call my angel but it was after I got Conplex Regional Pain Syndrome in January of 2015. Dr. Brooks has been the only one to help me when I’ve been screaming in pain to other doctors who just look at me like I’m crazy from being in so much pain. Dr. Brooks’s not only understood, he helped me more than anybody in my entire life has. It’s very important who gives you the ketamine infusion. Dr. Brooks in my eyes is the only one that qualifies. He is commpassionate, empathetic, and even has a great sense of humor. If your hurting and no one is hearing you I am telling you to call my angel Dr. Brooks and he will heal you.

Mary Ferlauto

I sought ketamine infusion treatment for depression from Dr. Brooks in August 2013. My depression has impaired me for 30 years and rendered me empty, alone, suicidal, and virtually disabled. For me, ketamine works. You cannot imagine the feeling when decades of suffering rapidly drain away. For the first time in my adult life, I feel alive and hopeful for my future. Dr. Brooks is very skilled, very compassionate, and very knowledgeable about the current state of ketamine research. He really engaged with me, and gave me unlimited time to ask all my questions. His manner is friendly and professional, and his focus on precision and safety instills confidence. As ketamine treatment becomes more widespread, Dr. Brooks’ should serve as a role model for other doctors.

Dennis

As a 24 year old suffering from Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, I had almost given up all hope of living a pain free life. Thanks to Dr. Brooks’ outstanding treatment of this disorder, I now live pain free! I am back to school, back to work, and back to life again. Dr. Brooks cares so much about his patients. I now refer to him as “The Miracle Worker.” I don’t know where I would be if it was not for NY Ketamine Infusions. Thanks, Dr. Brooks!

Adam Rhodes

My experience with Dr. Macler may be the best I’ve ever had with any healthcare professional! He is incredibly kind and great to listen and respond promptly to any questions or concerns, and my first two treatments were an absolute breeze thanks to how comfortable his office is, not to mention his awesome staff. My fiance, who was very skeptical of this treatment, is now completely supportive of it now that he has met Dr. Macler’s team at Pittsburgh Ketamine. It is so obvious that they are truly concerned about the well-being of their patients from the moment you contact them about treatment. I really can’t recommend them enough, and I am excited to continue my relationship with them for further treatments :)

Hunter

Dr. Brooks saved my life! Ketamine helped me through drug side effects and pain that was beyond my wildest imagination. He really cared and was there for me like no other physician I have ever met (and I have met many of the best). I am eternally grateful to him and for his pioneering use of ketamine.

Grace

He did what no one else had been able to do. I suffered from childhood molestation and subsequent PTS for three decades. I was hospitalized twice for attempted suicide, received ECT, was on countless failed medications and received years of therapy. Nothing helped my deep depression and anxiety. I was no longer able to work. Just getting out of bed, taking a shower or brushing my teeth became impossible. Thoughts of suicide consumed my life. At the suggesting of my psychiatrist I was referred to Dr. Brooks. I had never experienced such empathy and understanding of my my condition. He listened, then explained in simple English how ketamine therapy was different in that it actually helped repair the damage to my brain that resulted from my childhood trauma. My first ketamine infusion took 45 mins. There was a mild but pleasant dissociation that took place. Within 8 hours I began to feel a lightening and decrease in the dread that was my life. By the next day I experienced a peace I had never felt before. I was smiling and had hope. A fog had been lifted. I had an additional recommended 5 infusions within the next 10 days and am now on a maintenance program where I return for a single “booster” infusion every couple of months. Dr. Brooks could not be more caring and attentive. He understood my depression and how to treat it. Every patient has his cell number and 24/7 access to him. He is the most amazing physician I have ever encountered. He saved my life and I can not thank him enough.

Nicole

Dr. Brooks is a brilliant, compassionate Dr. who will Revolutionize depression treatment for those who have found nothing helped and were left even worse for going to Psychiatrists for help. Ketamine is a multifaceted treatment which alleviates Physical Pain, Mental Depression and PTSD, and addiction to Painkillers. If it weren’t for him, I may not be alive, and I certainly would only be surviving, not living life in a healthy way. I cannot recommend or repay him enough.

CC

Coming to Pittsburgh Ketamine for my grandson’s treatment was the best thing that has happened for our family. My grandson has been bipolar for years and possibly from birth. He talked about committing suicide so many times, I had reached the point that I knew I would find him dead one day. Life was literally overwhelming for our family.
But you, your wife, and the treatment saved his life. He told me after we returned home that he had never been as happy, not even as a child. Before the treatment, he would barely leave his condo even to go to lunch with me. We noticed even before he completed the treatment, that it was like living with a different person. We went to 3 museums and the Frank Lloyd Wright house while in Pittsburg for the treatment, and he really enjoyed it. He has now found a job for the first time in his life and met a really nice girl. Continuing on the medicine in pill form has been another blessing.
I cannot thank you enough for making this treatment available to those who need it.

Marie Decator

I have not even gone to see Dr. Brooks yet however he blew me away with a returned phone call at 8:30 at night on a holiday! I have been through 14 doctors and six years of RSD/CRPS & Depression! I already feel better just knowing how much he cares when all my doctors have failed me besides my incredible Internist Dr. Greaney at the Murray Hill group who found Dr. Brooks for me! I so look forward to beginning my ketamine infusions so I may get on with my life instead of feeling like I want to end it !

Ursula

Need more information? Please contact us. We’re here to help.

Did you have a good experience with us? Please submit a testimonial  to help future clients understand how we can help.