About Us

Dr. Leonard Lado, MD, ABPN, RPh.

I have been practicing psychiatry for more than 25 years. I have settled in Southwest Florida, bringing all my expertise to this beautiful community. My specialty is the treatment of Oxycontin Addiction, Cocaine Addiction, Alcohol Dependence, and Crystal Meth Addiction using state of the art outpatient Suboxone and new medication treatments.

I would like to welcome you to my practice site. Although I commonly treat mood, anxiety, and post-traumatic stress disorders, my professional interest is in the specialty of addiction. This interest evolved in response to the poorly addressed needs of different communities. Addiction Recovery was not my first choice because, at the time of my training, addiction was marked as an incurable problem. It was not even viewed as a disease, but instead as a character flaw by medical and mental health professionals, as well as patients.

As my studies progressed, I began to notice that society had a vital need for physicians and allied health professionals to treat addiction and its consequences. Thus, there were many professional opportunities created that were geared toward this specialty. By default, in order to truly address the needs of my patients, the treatment of addictions became a prime focus during the development of my specialization. Drug rehab almost always requires the management of other conditions, such as depression and anxiety. Addiction becomes the logical consequence for sufferers who self medicate to seek relief from, instead of proactively treat, illnesses that have continued to evolve since childhood. The stigma and negative media stereotypes are much to be blamed for these self-destructive choices and behaviors, along with our impulses for immediate gratification. The metaphor, “no pain, no gain” is nonexistent in the addict’s mind since the solitary focus, through the use of drugs and alcohol, is simply to hide the pain. For more information about me or my practice, I welcome you to my channel.

Silvana Toscano

Silvana Toscano is a board-certified physician assistant with over six year’s experience in psychiatry and internal medicine. In 2016 she graduated from Nova Southeastern University with a Master’s degree as a Physician Assistant. Prior to joining Lado Healing Institute, Silvana has worked in internal medicine and gastroenterology for over four years, treating patients of all ages. Even though she has worked in different parts of the medical field, her true passion has always been psychiatry.
Silvana believes in old fashion medicine to treat your patients like your family and to empower clients to make decisions that will lead them to optimal health.

Vero Noguera

Veronica Noguera professional background as a Primordial Sound Meditation Instructor, Seven Spiritual Laws of Yoga Instructor, “Perfect Health” Ayurvedic Medicine certified by Chopra Center, Second Degree USUI Tibetan Reiki, “Rising Star” certified Energy Healer, Positive Psychology Diploma, IHH Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist
Veronica’s mission has been to help others transform their lives and begin living fully and authentically. Throughout my years in practice, one of the most common problems that people express is the conscious desire to want to change, to find purpose in life but feeling blocked or “stuck” and unable to get to that place.
She is here to help and guide you as we work together to overcome these difficulties so you can experience freedom in your daily life.
Developing mindfulness and increasing awareness in the present moment often leads to more profound connections with the self and trust that you have the internal guidance to create the desired life. With the certainty that each individual is unique, I offer a holistic and individualized approach for each of my clients to ensure they reach the healing and personal growth they seek. I utilize a variety of different interventions and modalities, including hypnotherapy, meditation, Energy Healing, and guided visualization that is tailored toward their specific needs.