Hyperbaric Therapy of the Lowcountry Staff

 

Pete L. Stephens, MD
Clinic Manager

Dr. Pete Stephens is a  graduate of the Medical College of Virginia and trained at US Army hospitals and Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton, Ohio, practiced emergency medicine in Woodbury, NJ.

 

Brian Church
Clinic Coordinator/Hyperbaric Technician

A graduate of Western Illinois University, Brian received a Bachelor of Science degree in RPTA.

 

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Rikki Peluso
EMT/Hyperbaric Technician

Rikki has been an EMT since 2009, and became a Hyperbaric Technician in 2013. She worked as a Hyperbaric Tech for Orange Regional Medical Center’s Wound Healing Center in New York’s Hudson Valley region prior to relocating to the Lowcountry.
 

Joseph T. Hickey, MD
Physician

Dr. Joe Hickey, a  graduate of New York Medical College and is Board Certified in Internal Medicine. Dr. Hickey currently practices medicine at the Hickey Wellness Center, located on 30 New Orleans Rd, Hilton Head Island, SC.

 

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Richard DeKany, R.Ph.
Registered Pharmacist

Richard DeKany is a graduate of Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and a licensed South Carolina pharmacist. Formerly owner of Pinecliff Pharmacy, West Milford, N.J. and president of Total Care Medical Systems, Mr. DeKany consults in the usage and interaction of medications.

It took me by surprise. The painful spider bite on my upper arm was rapidly worsening and the wound was growing larger. My doctor told me that the Brown Recluse Spider bite I had was further being complicated because of my diabetes. Suffering daily with tenderness and pulsating pain, I was unable to do household chores and night time pain interrupted my sleep. Before resorting to a skin graft, my surgeon suggested I try HBOT. My family and I watched with our own eyes as each successive treatment aided my wound closing and finally healing. An even bigger surprise was the improvement I had with problems relating to a stroke I suffered in 2004. I can now walk much farther, keep my balance, speak more clearly. Thank you to Dr. Stephens and Hyperbaric Therapy of the Lowcountry - I am so grateful!

Elaine D.