Juan Carlos Paredes


Dr. Juan Carlos Paredes has been practicing comprehensive adult and geriatric psychiatry and behavioral medicine for more than 25 years at Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami Beach, Fl.

After earning his Medical Degree at Universidad del Valle in Cali, Colombia, Dr. Paredes completed his residency in Psychiatry at the University of Pittsburgh, one of the top programs in the USA; he continued his training with a fellowship in geriatric psychiatry at the University of Miami.

Dr. Paredes specializes in Stress Management, Anxiety, Depression, Bipolar Disorder, Geriatric Psychiatry, Neuropsychiatry, and Memory disorders.

He treats alcohol, cigarette, and other addictions as well as Sexual dysfunctions in Men; he is also an expert on electroconvulsive therapy (ECT), a treatment he offers for severe, resistant depression in patients who do not respond to traditional methods.

Dr. Paredes helps his patients gain emotional balance, practice healthy exercise and mindful eating, experience refreshing sleep, and stay away from alcohol, nicotine, and other drugs as this is the best strategy to reach complete health with rational use of psychiatric medications when needed. The doctor takes a comprehensive medical approach to evaluate each patient and provides the best-individualized treatment.

“Since I graduated as a psychiatrist, my passion has been to translate my knowledge in Neuroscience into Emotional Balance, Good Health, Peace and Harmony, and Sustainable Well-Being for myself and my patients; I consider that Emotional Balance and Complete Health reflect perfect synchronicity between mind, body, and spirit; this is the basis for sustainable Well-Being; I help my patients embrace this path.”