Christina Faria, Operations Manager
Christina is a well-versed educator and user of hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT). She is a loving dog-mom, daughter and sister. In the office she is a certified hyperbaric chamber tech, specialist in lights, oils, and all modalities offered at Healing Air Hyperbarics.
Christina has a passion for all-natural healing with the integrative approach. She uses her experience with HBOT to help educate clients in the various ways that this therapy can help them achieve their health and wellness goals.
In addition to the great work Christina does at Healing Air Hyperbarics, she is a licensed cosmetologist and runs a salon within our storefront. Visit infinityhairandbeautybar.com for details on her services including certified organic and low-chemical hair care products.
Cheryle Orefice, Owner and Hyperbarics Expert
Cheryle is a dedicated mother to 4 grown children. Cheryle is a successful businesswoman and in 2014 dedicated her business and continuing education to hyperbaric therapies.
It was in 2014 that Cheryle witnessed the healing power of hyperbaric therapy first hand. Her new mission and passions started with making hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) available in the Portland metro area. Following the character and spirit that has always driven her, Cheryle jumped in to educate herself and become a self-taught hyperbaric expert. With this knowledge she is able to educate the clients who come into her clinic, and she gives access to herself and outside resources to anyone who seeks to better their health and overall wellness.
Cheryle continues to network with the professionals who are, and have been, on the cutting edge of HBOT, LED light therapy and other modalities of healing. These partners in healing value her expertise and work closely with her to achieve the mission of healing through natural means.
Zayd Ratansi, ND, Hyperbaric Advisor
Dr. Ratansi is a licensed Naturopathic Physician with advanced certifications in hyperbaric medicine, bio oxidative medicine, low level light therapy, chelation therapy and environmental medicine. He received his BSc from the University of British Columbia in Vancouver and Doctoral of Naturopathic Medicine from Bastyr University in Seattle, Washington in 1998. Dr. Ratansi currently works as the Medical Director and Naturopathic Physician for Wellness Without Limits, LLC in Florida and also holds an active license in California and Washington State as a Naturopathic Doctor.
Visitdrzayd.com for more of Dr. Zayd's profile, links on education about hyperbaric therapy, and the latest research on hyperbaric therapy.
Katie Hehn, Project and Support Specialist
Katie is the newest member of our team, and the single mom of a pre-teen son. She brings with her 10 years of experience working in a medical office. She graduated in 2004 from Western Business College with a degree in Medical Assisting. During her time in the clinical setting she learned about medications, chronic and acute diseases and how to care for people over a long period of time. Katie’s administrative skills are being used to improve our clinic’s documentation, organization and presence in business networking.
Katie has a passion for serving her community and for learning. She desires to help the clients at Healing Air Hyperbarics achieve wellness while utilizing the all-natural approach favored by our office and Dr Ratansi.
She has recently received her certification as a chamber tech, and desires to continue learning all that she can about the modalities used to assist our clients reach their optimum health.
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