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OxygenWell - LA Hyperbaric Oxygen Center is a family-operated venture born from our deep-rooted desire to assist individuals in achieving their wellness objectives.

We are committed to making hyperbaric oxygen therapy accessible to more people by offering it at competitive prices without compromising on the quality of care provided.

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Dr. Beth Meneley, DOCM, L.Ac.

 

Dr. Beth Meneley serves as the Wellness Director and Co-Owner of OxygenWell Hyperbaric Oxygen Center, bringing her expertise as an Integrative Medicine Practitioner, Primary Healthcare Provider, and Doctor of Acupuncture.

Driven by her profound belief in the healing potential of hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT), Dr. Meneley first encountered this groundbreaking treatment over two decades ago during her exploration of integrative cancer therapies. Witnessing the loss of her father and brother to cancer at a young age fueled her determination to establish a sanctuary of integrated wellness and healing for her patients.

Inspired by the diverse therapeutic benefits of HBOT, Dr. Meneley experienced its transformative effects firsthand in overcoming her own health challenges. Equipped with extensive knowledge in hyperbaric medicine programs, she collaborates closely with patients and their healthcare providers to design personalized treatment plans tailored to their wellness objectives.

Dr. Meneley's academic journey includes earning a Master's Degree in Traditional Oriental Medicine with honors from Emperor's College of Traditional Oriental Medicine in 2003, followed by the completion of her doctorate degree in 2023. She holds a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from the University of California Santa Cruz and has pursued certification programs with esteemed institutions such as the Institute of Functional Medicine and Environmental Medicine for Healthcare Professionals. Additionally, she has advanced training in Nutrigenomics through the Seeking Health Educational Institute and expertise in pediatric wellness, reflected in her authorship of the Riley the Porcupine children's wellness book series.

Prior to her role at OxygenWell, Dr. Meneley established Tao of Venus Wellness Center, a comprehensive fertility and wellness facility integrating acupuncture, nutrition, functional medicine therapies, detox protocols, and fertility massage.

Dedicated to advancing her knowledge in integrative biomedical medicine, Dr. Meneley actively participates in seminars and conferences to stay abreast of the latest developments in areas such as integrative oncology, environmental medicine, immunology, Lyme disease, mycotoxins, autism spectrum disorders, and epigenetics.

With her wealth of experience and expertise, Dr. Meneley is committed to guiding patients on their wellness journey at OxygenWell, ensuring they receive optimal support and care throughout their HBOT experience.

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Steven Kemp, Safety Director and Certified Hyperbaric Technologist

 

Steven Kemp serves as a Co-Owner of OxygenWell and LA Hyperbaric Oxygen Center in Los Angeles, bringing a wealth of expertise as a certified Safety Director, Mechanical Operations Manager, and hyperbaric oxygen technician. In his role as our safety and mechanical operations manager, he ensures the highest standards of safety and efficiency are maintained. Additionally, Steven is a licensed phlebotomist and holds a deep passion for health and wellness.

Having personally administered and overseen over 25,000 hyperbaric oxygen sessions at OxygenWell - LA Hyperbaric Oxygen Center, Steven's commitment to patient care is unwavering. His journey with hyperbaric oxygen therapy began when he utilized it to heal from a facial tumor that left half of his face paralyzed. Witnessing the dramatic results firsthand ignited his passion for helping others restore their optimal health.

Beyond his professional endeavors, Steven finds immense joy in being a father to his ten-year-old son. He derives great fulfillment from assisting other families in optimizing the health and well-being of their children.

Dr. Christine Rongey - Medical Director

 

Dr. Rongey is a  physician who practices pathology and internal medicine. She is OxygenWell's medical director. She completed medical school at the University Southern California. Dr. Rongey completed her residency at the University of Pennsylvania. She lives in California with her two dogs, Ivan and Jamieson.

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Dr. Zayd Ratansi - Hyperbaric Advisor

Dr. Zayd Ratansi is a licensed Naturopathic Physician with advanced certifications in hyperbaric medicine, bio-oxidative medicine, low level light therapy, chelation therapy and environmental medicine. Dr. Ratansi 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.

Dr. Ratansi began his practice in 1998 where he served as the medical director for the first private multi-place hyperbaric oxygen chamber in Canada. For the next 6 year he oversaw and directed over 90,000 pressurized hyperbaric oxygenation treatments, and fine-tuned a one-month recovery program for some very debilitating conditions. During this time, he served for 7 years as the medical director at the HOC Health Centers in Canada and the United States.

 

Dr. Ratansi specializes in the treatment of brain injuries and other neurological conditions using hyperbaric oxygen therapy. Dr. Ratansi lectures worldwide on the use of hyperbaric oxygen therapy for neurological conditions and has played a leading role in implementing protocols on the use of hyperbaric therapy in the mainstream medical setting. He also has been extensively trained in Environmental Medicine and has helped implement safe detoxification and cleansing programs along with hyperbaric oxygen therapy within the spa industry helping to advance Medical Spas throughout the world.

 

Of note, Dr. Ratansi is an active member and trainer for the International Hyperbaric Association (IHA) and closely works with the organization to help advance the field of hyperbaric therapy.

 

In his practice, Dr. Ratansi specializes in the use of bio-oxidative therapies, chelation therapy, intravenous nutritional therapies, hyperbaric oxygen therapy, low level light therapy, mild hyperthermia therapy, Ultraviolet Blood Irradiation (UBI) photoluminescence, nutritional biochemistry, and other naturopathic modalities. Patients have flown in from all over the world to experience his treatment protocols, reporting astounding results.

 

His passion is to help integrate science-based natural medicine into conventional practice, and currently works as the medical director for Wellness Without Limits, a US-based company that closely works with fitness gyms, spas, and healthcare facilities, to implement these protocols within their fields.

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