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About The Blend Institute

From Bio-identical Hormone Replacement Therapy to IV Ketamine treatments — and everything in between — patients of The Blend Institute can benefit from over 30 years of combined clinical experience by the co-founders Tim Blend, MD and Kim Blend, ARNP. Together, they practice age management medicine concentrating on prevention, early detection, treatment, and reversal of age-related decline. Located just 1/10 of a mile east of I-75 on SR 70, in the heart of Lakewood Ranch, the clinic serves patients from Sarasota and Manatee County, Florida, and beyond.

Tim Blend, MD is trained with Board Certification in Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine, and Anti-Aging & Regenerative Medicine.  No other physician in Florida maintains these credentials. These exceptional credentials make him uniquely qualified to manage all phases of wellness and disease.

Kim Blend, ARNP, certified in Psychology and specialized in Integrative Psychology also lectures nationally to professional groups about the evaluation and treatment of patients implementing Targeted Amino Acid Therapy (TAAT) for Neurotransmitter balancing.  Kim is also one of the first and very few to offer IV Ketamine in the Bay area.

The Blend Institute offers complementary types of modern, evidence-based treatments that focus on improving a patient’s overall well-being. Previously a BioTE provider, Dr. Blend realizes there is more to balancing hormones than just placing pellets in your body.  There are many ways to administer BHRT and we are expert at all delivery systems, not just one. The Blend Insitute also specializes in improving sexual function and performance utilizing the Priapus Shot® (P-Shot), O-Shot, GAINSWave, and more. Beyond IV Ketamine, they offer customized intravenous (IV) infusion therapy to get a boost in vitamins and minerals. By combining these science-driven treatments with aesthetic services, such as JUVÉDERM®, Botox, and the Vampire Facelift, patients can look as good as they feel.

The TEAM approach utilizing the B.L.E.N.D. method gives you the benefit of two specialized practitioners to prevent and treat acute and chronic conditions.  The Blend Institute is where patient care is a priority, is your best opportunity for all comprehensive, integrative care.