About Us

Ventre Medical Associates is an outpatient psychiatric clinic that provides mental health and services to patients of all ages.


Ventre Medical Associates is a clinical psychiatric facility located in Fort Lauderdale, FL. Their patient demographic ranges from pediatrics to geriatrics, and their board certified psychiatrists can assist clients with mental health disorders ranging from substance abuse to anxiety disorders to psychosis.

The psychiatrists at Ventre Medical Associates dedicate themselves to providing each and every patient with only the very highest quality of care. By focusing on their patients’ true mental health needs, these experienced psychiatric professionals help each client face their mental health concerns and give them tools to go on and live their lives to the fullest extent possible.

The clinic also works hand-in-hand with a variety of organizations throughout their community. These include many of the local hospitals and treatment centers such as Destination Hope, Recovery First, Broward General Hospital, and Behavioral Health Imperial Point. Dr. Ventre is also the Founder and President of Research Centers of America, which runs clinical research trials for psychiatric pharmaceutical companies. Research Centers of America offers pharmaceutical drug trials for: Anxiety, Bipolar Disorders, Depression Disorders, Schizophrenia, Autism and Other Spectrum Related Disorders, Male Adult Autism, Tardive Dyskinesia, Alzheimers, Pain Management, and ADHD.

To fully accommodate all of their patients as best as they can, Ventre Medical Associates offers bilingual services in both English and Spanish. They accept most forms of medical insurance and are also now accepting new patients. Those who are unsure whether or not they need to see a psychiatrist can receive a detailed mental health evaluation from one of Ventre Medical Associates professionals in order to determine whether or not professional psychiatric care is necessary. If it is, the professionals at Ventre Medical Associates can begin specialized treatment for a variety of mental health issues. If it is not, they can still offer referrals to more suitable options.


Dr. Ventre realized that there was an incredible need for mental health services right in his own community, and he founded Ventre Medical Associates in 2011, locating the center in the heart of Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Dr. Peter Ventre is a Board Certified psychiatrist with extensive education and training history. The new practice experienced rapid growth within its first six months, expanding in both professional personnel and office space. Today, Ventre Medical Associates employs numerous doctors, nurse practitioners and physician assistants.

Psychiatric Treatments Offered by Ventre Medical Associates

Between Dr. Ventre and the rest of the team at Ventre Medical Associates, patients can receive help on a wide variety of psychiatric issues ranging from the very common to the rare and specialized. Some of the more common diagnoses treated are:

  • Tardive Dyskinesia
  • Substance Abuse
  • Sleep Problems
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Psychosis
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Pervasive Developmental Disorder
  • Personality Disorders
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Eating Disorders (including Anorexia and Bulimia Nervosa)
  • Developmental Disabilities
  • Clinical Depression
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Autism
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Alzheimer’s Disease
  • Alcoholism
  • Anxiety
  • Depression

What Clients Have Said about Ventre Medical Associates

At Ventre Medical Associates, the psychiatrists may have years of specialized experience dealing with common mental health issues, but they’ve never treated their patients like familiar cases to be filed away. Instead, they’ve approached each individual’s unique circumstances on a caring and personable level. No Ventre Medical client ever has to feel like just another statistic when they come in with their serious personal problems. What they’ve found when they first meet their psychiatrist is a professional friend willing to listen to their concerns and work with them to overcome their obstacles.

This care and treatment has naturally resonated with their clients throughout their practice history. As a result, Ventre Medical has collected an impressive number of glowing testimonials from a satisfied client base eager to thank them for their work and share their good name.
Several patients and family of patients who have received care with Ventre Medical Associates have said that they usually have a hard time finding a doctor that they can trust. With Ventre Medical, however, they quickly came to trust their psychiatrists completely thanks to the outstanding level of care that they received. Other patients who had been to many different doctors over the course of their lives describe their Ventre psychiatrist as having gone above and beyond all of the rest in terms of their dedication to patient care.

But as often as Ventre Medical psychiatrists have been praised for their bedside manner, they have received just as many, if not more, commendations for their experienced professionalism and knowledgeable insight into their craft. Ventre Medical psychiatrists have proven themselves to be dedicated, educated and willing to take the time necessary to look deeply into any issue presented to them in order to make the correct diagnosis, no matter how elusive it may be.

Ventre Medical psychiatrists also have a proven history working with the family members of their patients in order to reassure them and let them know exactly how treatment should be expected to work. These family members have marveled at the extent to which Ventre Medical psychiatrists went in order to provide the help needed by their brother, daughter, husband, etc. Their professionals have been described as exhibiting excellent care while still refusing to pull any punches needed to get to the real root of the issues at stake.

All of this grateful patient outpouring can be condensed down into a single message: Ventre Medical Associates will go above and beyond the call of duty to treat their patients with the care they deserve while still providing the excellent, no-nonsense services that they need to get better.


Despite all of their past successes in their relatively new business history, Ventre Medical Associates is just getting started. They plan to stay actively involved in the community helping more people to lead fulfilling lives. VMA plans on continuing their work with treatment centers, hospitals, and with Research Centers of America which continues to test new and potentially life changing medication through their clinical research trials which focus on serious mental health disorders.

We welcome you to contact us to learn more about Ventre Medical Associates and to schedule an appointment:

1400 E. Oakland Park Blvd Suite 210
Oakland Park, FL 33334
(954) 561-6222

Mon – Thu: 9 AM – 6 PM
Fri: 9 AM – 4:30 PM

* Most insurances accepted

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