Tamara Guarini is the office manager and a medical assistant for the ED-180 Programs and is usually the first person you will speak with when contacting us. Tamara was born and raised in Brisbane, Australia, came to the United States in 2006, and became a certified medical assistant in 2009. She has been working directly…

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Dr. Rahmani obtained his Doctor of Medicine degree from the American University of the Caribbean in 1996. He completed a surgical internship in Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center in the Bronx, N.Y. He then continued his training, completing his general psychiatric residency training in the New York University (NYU) School of Medicine Psychiatry Residency…

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Judi is a registered dietician specializing in the treatment of eating disorders. She has been a registered dietitian since 1994 and has worked clinically in a hospital setting as well as various outpatient settings, including consulting for the New York Eating Disorder Medical Group and Eating Disorder Associates. Her treatment approach is to collaborate with…

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Lukas DeSarbo has been a part of the ED-180 Programs since 2012 working as a biofeedback technician who was trained by Biosound Technologies (Safety Harbor, FL) in the operations of the biofeedback software and technology. Since that time, Lukas has received his NYS license in social work after graduating from the Stoney Brook School of…

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Susan has worked with several leading medical practices in a variety of roles, including Patient Coordinator, Practice Administrator, and Director of Marketing. Since 2009, Susan has been a volunteer and a board member and is the former President of Reaching Out Against Eating Disorders (ROAED), an all-volunteer, not-for-profit eating disorder organization that provides support services…

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Cara-Mier received her master’s degree in social work from Fordham University, followed by post-graduate training at The Institute for Contemporary Psychotherapy in New York City. Cara-Mier began her career working in a hospital setting, both in substance abuse detox and inpatient psychiatry. She later pursued her interest in eating disorder treatment, working at both The Renfrew Center…

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Dr. Jeffrey DeSarbo is a board-certified psychiatrist and is the founder and director of the ED-180 Treatment Programs in Garden City, NY. He is also the director for N.Y. Eating Disorder Medical Group and was formerly on the board of the National Eating Disorder Association (NEDA) of Long Island. Additionally, he serves as the Program…

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Sivan is a New York State-licensed Master of Social Work and trained in clinical psychology. She earned her M.S.W. from Adelphi University. She earned her B.A. in Psychology and minor in Sociology from the City University of New York, Queens College. Sivan conducted her clinical training through NorthShore-LIJ’s Department of Psychiatry in Addiction at NorthShore…

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