Dr. Garas grew up in Ohio. He received his medical degree from Ohio State
University and completed his residency at the University of Arizona. He
also completed the Fellowship in Integrative Medicine through the University
of Arizona under the direction of Andrew Weil, M.D.
Dr. Garas has practiced medicine in Colorado since 2005, working as a hospitalist
for many years managing critically ill patients and as a primary care
physician treating complex medical problems. He also currently the co-principal
investigator and study physician for a Phase 3 research trial of MDMA
assisted psychotherapy for severe PTSD in Boulder.
Dr. Garas enjoys being outside, hiking, skiing and trail running and has
been an avid yoga practitioner for almost 20 years. He lives outside of
Nederland with his wife, daughter and two dogs.