Ph.D., ABN Board Certified NeuroPsychologist
Dr. Geoffrey Kanter is the president of Comprehensive MedPsych Systems, Inc., the largest private behavioral medicine group in Florida with a staff of 25 including psychologists, psychiatry staff, neuropsychologists, school psychologists, social workers, and licensed mental health counselors. Staff have special training in dealing with cognitive and psychiatric issues in adults and children related to ADD, LD, autism, stroke, dementia, head injury, chronic pain, Parkinson’s disease, and cardiac and pulmonary disease.
Dr. Kanter is one of only three board certified neuropsychologists in the Sarasota County area. He has an active civil forensic practice in terms of personal injury and Workers Compensation evaluations (brain injury, pain conditions, psychiatric conditions, product liability, medical malpractice).
Dr. Kanter received his Ph.D. in Psychology from the University of Virginia in 1987. Postdoctoral work was performed at NeuroCare, a brain injury residential program in California. He worked as the Manager of Psychology Services at Mills Peninsula Hospital in San Mateo, California. He moved to Sarasota in 1991 taking on the position of Director of Psychology for HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Sarasota (as well as Clinical Director for the Pediatric, Adult Brain Injury, and Pain Management rehabilitation programs). In 1997, he developed the position of Director of Psychology for Sarasota Memorial Hospital and created a behavioral medicine program, hiring a staff of 5 psychologists to provide services for medical inpatients throughout the hospital. He continued providing these services as he started Comprehensive MedPsych Systems in 1998, which has since branched into providing a wide variety of inpatient and outpatient psychological and psychiatric services (including more than 5 hospitals within Sarasota, Manatee, and Charlotte counties) with offices in Sarasota, Tampa, Bradenton, Venice, and Port Charlotte.
Comprehensive MedPsych Systems also contracts with or provides behavioral medicine services at the IMG/Bollettieri Academy, NeuroInternational traumatic brain injury program, Coastal Pain Management (Bradenton), Sarasota Memorial Hospital Pain Management, Sarasota Memorial Hospital Memory Disorders Clinic, Fawcett Memorial Hospital Rehabilitation Unit, Lakewood Ranch Hospital Medical Stabilization Unit, and the Sarasota County Jail. Comprehensive MedPsych Systems has also recently partnered with Rehab after Work to establish an intensive outpatient comprehensive substance abuse program.
Please see the Comprehensive MedPsych Systems website: www.MedPsych.net for more information or call: 941-363-0878.