Dr. Richard Aranibar, MD is certified with the American Board of Internal Medicine with a Subspecialty Certification in Pulmonology and Critical Care who completed his residency and fellowship at the University of Connecticut in 1998. Dr. Aranibar has a significant understanding in the field of addiction and medical detox as he was the Medical Director of the detox program at Lakewood Ranch Medical Center. Dr. Aranibar has a dedication to helping those who suffer from the disease of addiction as he continues to encounter highly critical patients as director of ICU in the emergency care setting due to substance overdose. Dr. Aranibar has held multiple chairman position and continues to serve on numerous medical, public safety, and substance abuse committees. “I believe that each individual has the power and ability to overcome adversity”.