Meet Our Staff
A group of health care professionals experienced in Ketamine administration and passionate about providing the most cutting-edge therapeutics in mental health.
Cheryl Malina, MD
Dr. Cheryl Malina has been a practicing Emergency Medicine doctor for over 15 years. She graduated Phi Beta Kappa, from Barnard College, Columbia University, and went on to receive her medical degree from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Dr. Malina completed her Emergency Medicine training at the combined Jacobi/ Montefiore EM Residency Program and has worked at multiple Bronx and Westchester hospitals. She later moved to her current position as an Attending physician at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Suffern, NY. She is licensed in both NY and NJ and has experience administering and supervising ketamine infusions at other clinics prior to joining MGM Ketamine. Dr. Malina has seen the positive impact of Ketamine treatment on patients’ lives and is eager to partner with them as they strive to live their lives to the fullest.
Haviva Malina, MD
Dr. Haviva Malina has been a practicing Emergency Medicine doctor for almost 15 years. She graduated Phi Beta Kappa, and with Departmental Psychology Honors from Barnard College, Columbia University. She subsequently completed medical school at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, followed by an Emergency Medicine residency at Jacobi Medical and Trauma Center. She has worked as an attending physician at Einstein Hospital and continues to practice at Hoboken University Medical Center. Working in the ER for more than a decade, and more specifically at Hoboken Medical Center – a regional psychiatric mobile crisis center – she has witnessed first-hand the detrimental effect that psychiatric illness can have on patients and their families. She firmly believes that ketamine infusions hold the key to successful treatment for patients suffering from persistent disabling mood disorders.