Lauren Wooten

Job Title: ARNP
Lauren received her Master’s in Nursing from South University here in Tampa, Florida, where she graduated Magna Cum Laude. Like many others at Riverside Recovery, addiction has impacted her life and is the reason she is here. During Lauren’s early 20’s, she lost a very close friend to addiction, it has become a passion ever since. In addition to her personal life, Lauren has been on the front lines of addiction in her career as well. With three years of emergency room experience caring for those affected by the disease. And 4 years of Gastrointestinal experience, seeing first hand what effects...

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Christian Sicignano

Job Title: RN, Director of Nursing
Christian is a Registered Nurse and he has moved into the role of Director of Nursing at Riverside Recovery. In addition to his responsibilities here, Christian works at St. Joseph’s Hospital in the Pediatric Emergency Care Department. He is passionate about helping others and is an asset to Riverside Recovery.

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Dr. Pragnesh Patel, MD

Job Title: Psychiatrist
Dr. Pragnesh Patel is a Board-Certified Psychiatrist, Internal Medicine Physician, and Neurologist. Dr. Patel completed his dual residency programs; Psychiatry and Internal Medicine, at East Tennessee State University, after completing his Bachelor of Medicine-Bachelor of Surgery degree at Amt N H L Municipal Medical College in Gujarat State University in India. Since January 2018, Dr. Patel has been Riverside Recovery’s consulting Psychiatrist. With his extensive education, knowledge, and experience in the behavioral and mental health fields, along with his certification specializing in opioid...

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Dr. Michael Sore, MD

Job Title: Medical Director
Dr. Michael Sore is Riverside Recovery’s Medical Director. He has a Doctor of Medicine Degree from the
University of South Florida. Dr. Sore has been working in emergency medicine for 35 years. He started as a technician, working his way up to physician. Currently, Dr. Sore is the Medical Director of Emergency
Medicine at several Tampa Bay Area medical facilities. Dr. Sore has seen the devastation that substance abuse disorder causes individuals and their loved ones. The life-saving emergency care he would provide rarely resulted in any meaningful recovery. This led to Dr. Sore developing a...

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