Dr. Steven L. Mandel
Founder & President
Dr. Steven Mandel is an internationally-recognized expert & pioneer in the use of ketamine infusion therapy to treat mental health disorders & chronic pain. Dr. Mandel has more than 40 years of experience utilizing ketamine as a board-certified anesthesiologist. He also earned his master’s degree in psychology. He is the founder & president of Ketamine Clinics Los Angeles, a leading ketamine infusion therapy clinic in Southern California. Dr. Mandel is also founder and first president of ASKP.
Cofounder & Chief Operating Officer
Sam Mandel is a lifelong mental health advocate and entrepreneur. Mandel cofounded Ketamine Clinics Los Angeles with his father, Dr. Steven Mandel, in 2014 and serves as the clinic’s chief operating officer. He has grown KCLA to be one of the most successful and well-respected ketamine infusion therapy clinics in the country. Mandel is responsible for the day-to-day operations of Ketamine Clinics Los Angeles and manages its staff of 15 doctors, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, administrators, and office personnel.
Dr. Suzie Dupée
Dr. Dupée graduated from medical school at the University of Queensland in Australia and has worked in multiple hospitals in Melbourne, Brisbane, Los Angeles (Cedars Sinai), San Diego (UCSD), and New York City (Bellevue & Kirby). After more than 20 years of managing her private practice in Manhattan Beach, Dr. Dupée decided to join our team at Ketamine Clinics Los Angeles because of her interest in evidence-based, effective treatments. She feels the innovative advances that KCLA offers will further enhance the quality of life for patients with difficult-to-treat psychiatric conditions. At KCLA, Dr. Dupée provides medication management, liaises with our patients’ treating mental health professionals, oversees the psychiatric aspects of ketamine infusions, and will soon provide consultations and mappings for Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS), a safe and effective FDA-approved treatment for a variety of many mental health conditions; depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), anxiety disorders, PTSD, and others have all been proven to respond to TMS.
In Dr. Dupée’s spare time, she enjoys traveling, jogging on the beach with her dog, spending quality time with her children, cooking, and attending U2 concerts. LEARN MORE