Our Practice

Active Ketamine was founded to help people who suffer from chronic neuropathic pain, depression, and other mood disorders. We offer a variety of ketamine infusion therapy treatments that are tailored to meet the needs of each individual patient. Our clinicians have years of experience in administering ketamine and are dedicated to providing the best possible care to our patients.
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The Clinicians

Dr. Chen and Dr. Heathman met at Texas Tech HSC School of Medicine, but they took separate paths towards their expertise in ketamine assisted treatment.

Grant Chen

Dr. Chen

Dr. Chen grew up in the Houston area and graduated from Rice University. He completed his anesthesiology training at the Washington University in Saint Louis followed by specialized training at the tri-institute pain fellowship of Cornell University, Hospital for Special Surgery, and Memorial Sloan Kettering. It was in New York where he helped start the ketamine program for peripheral neuropathy and treatment-refractory chronic pain. He is double boarded in anesthesiology and pain management.

Jared Heathman

Dr. Heathman

Dr Heathman (www.yourfamilypsychiatrist.com) was born in Houston and completed his general psychiatry residency at the University of Texas Medical Branch. He subsequently received advanced training in ketamine assisted psychotherapy through the Integrative Psychiatry Institute and Integrative Psychiatry Austin. Dr Heathman welcomes coordination and education with area therapists and counselors. He is one of a handful in the nation triple boarded in adult, adolescent, and child psychiatry as well as addiction medicine.
Aleen Elsaadi

Aleen Elsaadi, FNP-C

Aleen completed her bachelors and masters degrees through the University of Texas Health Science Center Cizik School of Nursing. Her experience includes multiple emergency departments including Level 1 trauma center Ben Taub General Hospital in downtown Houston. She is fluent in English and Arabic while conversational in Spanish and French. She particularly enjoys seeing rapid improvement through the use of Ketamine in both psychiatric and pain conditions
Tiffany Howard

Tiffany Howard, APRN

Tiffany Howard received her masters in nursing from the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston.  She has been a practicing nurse in Houston for over 10 years now.  She has experience in mental health and emergency room settings which has prepared her well in preparation for her work at Active Ketamine.  She is well trained in intervention mental health treatment.

Lauren Levingston

Lauren Broll

Lauren has been a paramedic for almost 10 years and has extensive experience using ketamine and other IV treatments.  She is passionate about assisting with mental health and pain conditions.  She is ACLS and PALS certified and ready to assist you on your journey today.

Jen Leu

Jennifer Leu

Jennifer is our enthusiastic ketamine and IV wellness receptionist.  If you have any questions about Houston ketamine treatments, she is ready to help guide you through treatment planning.

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Why Active Ketamine

  • RIntegrating ketamine assisted psychotherapy by coordinating with counselors/therapists.
  • RHero discounts for medical personnel, active/retired military, and first responders.
  • ROversized recliner available when requested.
  • RCombined expertise of specialists in pain and psychiatry.


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Contact Active Ketamine Infusion Clinic

If you would like to learn more about ketamine IV infusion therapy, contact us or schedule an appointment online. We’ll be happy to answer any questions you may have.

Serving the Greater Houston Area, including: Bellaire, Cypress, Downtown, The Heights, Katy, Memorial, Meyerland, Midtown, Montrose, River Oaks, Spring, The Woodlands, West University, Sugar Land