Osteopathic Medical Arts Center (OMAC) of South Florida was founded with the belief that the body is more than the sum of its parts, and harmony in systemic function is essential for overall health.
OMAC brings together the old and new teachings of osteopathic medicine in an environment centered around mind, body, spirit healing; where health and wellness can thrive and where disease can be mitigated.
Our team of passionate and dedicated medical professionals strive to achieve optimal body performance, as well as proper structure, and function to keep our patients healthy, balanced, and well.
DO, AOBNMM, AAHIVS
Dr. Serge Gardere is passionate about restoring optimal health and well-being through osteopathic medicine and is the founder of the Osteopathic Medical Arts Center of South Florida. Dr. Gardere treats all facets of somatic dysfunction, back pain, neck pain, neuropathy, and joint pain. As a true osteopathic physician, Dr. Gardere believes that mind, body, and spirit work together in harmony to achieve homeostasis.
Dr. Gardere earned his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree in 2010 from Nova Southeastern University’s College of Osteopathic Medicine. He then fulfilled his internship at North Shore/Long Island Jewish Hospital in Long Island, NY, where he studied general medicine and osteopathic manipulative medicine. Afterwards, he moved back to his hometown of Fort Lauderdale where he completed a dual residency program at Larkin Hospital, Miami, FL. He became certified by the American Osteopathic Association in Family Medicine in 2015 and in 2016 he became certified in Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine and Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine. He also holds special certifications in HIV Medicine and Medicinal Cannabis.
As a specialist in neuromusculoskeletal medicine, Dr. Gardere incorporates osteopathic manipulative medicine including high-velocity low-amplitude treatment, myofascial release, counterstrain, muscle energy, balanced ligamentous tension, osteopathy in the cranial field, Still’s Technique, and facilitated positional release. His practice also includes delivering joint injections, nerve blocks, epidural steroid injections, botox for migraines, and trigger points.
Born in Los Angeles, California and raised in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Dr. Gardere is excited to bring osteopathic medicine to South Florida and beyond.
“When all of the fulcrums are synchronized there will be peace and harmony.”
- W.G. Sutherland, DO
KYLIE JO SECOY,
Kylie Jo is a board-certified Nurse Practitioner dedicated to healing the mind, body, and spirit by combining both health and wellness objectives. Her ultimate goal in patient care is to achieve homeostasis through not only pharmacological treatment, but non-pharmacological interventions as well. Utilizing lifestyle management to promote wellness and autonomy, she aims to encourage shared decision making and individualized care plans to meet each patient's needs, while encouraging patients to have an active role in their unique healthcare needs.
Kylie Jo completed her Master's Degree in Nursing from Chamberlain University with a focus in Family Practice. She has experience in both Emergency Care and Internal Medicine, spanning over 12+ years. As a healthcare leader, she has experience training new nurses, participating on critical care teams, and has served as a charge nurse. Bringing a broad wealth of knowledge and experience to the practice, she is passionate about providing care to the whole person.
As a Family Nurse Practitioner, Kylie Jo provides primary care to patients of all ages (0-65+). She is able to diagnose and manage a wide range of acute and chronic medical conditions, as well as promote disease prevention and health promotion. Her background in nursing has taught her the importance of building strong relationships with patients, and to actively listen to their concerns and understand their unique healthcare needs. She is committed to delivering high-quality, patient-centered care that promotes health and wellness for individuals and families within her community.
Originally from Iowa, and raised between Iowa and Colorado, Kylie Jo has resided in South Florida for over 10 years, while happily serving the greater Fort Lauderdale area.
"Health is a state of body. Wellness is a state of being"
- J. Stanford