Meet the Team

Welcome to Scottsdale Hyperbaric Center, where excellence in care meets innovation in treatment. As a distinguished leader in the field of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT), we have been honored with the prestigious “Best Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Practice” award for two consecutive years, in 2022 and 2023, by Global Health & Pharma of the Healthcare and Pharmaceutical Awards, showcasing our unwavering commitment to patient care excellence.

At Scottsdale Hyperbaric Center, our foremost priority is the well-being and safety of our patients. We pride ourselves on delivering high-quality white glove service, driven by our passion for sharing knowledge and expertise with those we serve. With stringent operational protocols, including in-chamber monitoring, we ensure the utmost safety for both our patients and our highly trained Hyperbaric Chamber Operators (HCOs).

Under the leadership of Dr. Bashar Majeed, MD, our dedicated Medical Director, we are embarking on a new era of excellence in Hyperbaric Medicine. Our mission is clear: to maximize health and well-being by providing exceptional care centered around scientifically tested HBOT protocols.

Housed in a state-of-the-art facility designed to evoke a spa-like atmosphere, we invite you to discover the transformative power of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy at Scottsdale Hyperbaric Center, where excellence in care meets innovation in treatment.

Dr. Bashar Majeed, MD
Dr. Bashar Majeed, MDMedical Director of Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine

Dr. Bashar Majeed, MD, joins the esteemed team at Scottsdale Hyperbaric Center as our dedicated Medical Director, heralding a new era of excellence in Hyperbaric Medicine. With a career spanning a decade and marked by unwavering dedication to patient care, Dr. Majeed brings unparalleled expertise and a profound commitment to advancing healthcare through Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT).

Graduating from Baghdad University Medical School in 1995 with an M.B.Ch.B., Dr. Majeed embarked on a journey fueled by a passion for enhancing patient outcomes. He completed his Internal Medicine Residency Training in Phoenix, AZ, in 2006, laying the foundation for his distinguished career. Recognizing the critical role of wound care in patient recovery, Dr. Majeed pursued specialized training in this field in Phoenix, AZ, in 2013, followed by comprehensive Hyperbaric Medicine training in San Antonio, TX, in 2014.

Fluent in both Arabic and English, Dr. Majeed has left an indelible mark on various healthcare facilities across Arizona. His leadership as the Wound Care Medical Director at Abrazo Scottsdale Campus, Thompson Peak Wound Care Clinic, and Abrazo Scottsdale Wound Care Clinic has been characterized by exceptional clinical acumen and a relentless pursuit of excellence.

Beyond his clinical responsibilities, Dr. Majeed is a fervent advocate for research and scholarly endeavors. His contributions to publications and clinical research studies have significantly impacted critical areas of healthcare, including chronic pain management, dementia, and Parkinson’s disease.

As Medical Director of Scottsdale Hyperbaric Center, Dr. Majeed’s primary focus is on delivering unparalleled care through state-of-the-art Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy. His expertise and leadership promise to elevate the standard of care, reinforcing our commitment to excellence in Hyperbaric Medicine.

We are privileged to welcome Dr. Bashar S Majeed, MD, to our team, and we eagerly anticipate the positive impact he will make on our patients’ lives and the advancement of Hyperbaric Medicine at Scottsdale Hyperbaric Center.

Lori Bryant
Lori BryantHCO,LMT, BLS

Proudly owned and operated by Lori Bryant in the heart of Scottsdale, Arizona. Lori is a passionate advocate for health and wellness, dedicated to providing advanced body healing through a combination of innovative therapies.

As a Hyperbaric Chamber Operator (HCO), Licensed Massage Therapist (LMT), Lori brings a wealth of experience and expertise to Scottsdale Hyperbaric Center. With a deep-rooted commitment to improving the lives of others, Lori has made it her mission to harness the power of holistic therapies to promote healing and well-being.

Lori’s journey in the field of health and wellness began over two decades ago when she embarked on a career in mobile Massage Therapy services in 2000. Specializing in Sports Massage, Lori has honed her skills through extensive training in Anatomy & Physiology, Kinesiology, and Practical Therapy. With certifications in various massage modalities and over 60,000 bodies worked on, Lori’s dedication to her craft is unmatched.

In addition to her expertise in massage therapy, Lori is a fervent advocate for Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT). Having personally experienced the benefits of HBOT since 2011 and treating patients since 2012, Lori understands firsthand the transformative impact it can have on one’s health. Her commitment to excellence in HBOT is reflected in her continuous pursuit of advanced training and education in the field.

Lori’s credentials extend beyond her role as an HCO and LMT. She holds active Basic Life Support with AED (BLS) Certification and has undergone rigorous training in Hyperbaric and Undersea Medicine, including Clinical Hyperbaric Medical Team Training and Therapeutic Oxygen Systems. As a member of esteemed organizations such as the International Hyperbaric Medical Association (IHMA), Hyperbaric Medicine International (HMI), and the American Massage Therapist Association (AMTA), Lori remains at the forefront of industry advancements.

Driven by her belief that learning is a lifelong journey, Lori is dedicated to staying abreast of the latest developments in the hyperbaric industry. She regularly attends continuing education seminars to expand her knowledge and enhance her ability to serve her clients effectively.

At Scottsdale Hyperbaric Center, Lori Bryant and her team are committed to providing exceptional care and personalized treatment to every individual who walks through our doors. Together, we are dedicated to empowering our clients to achieve optimal health and wellness through evidence-based therapies and compassionate support.

Nikki Bruggman
Nikki BruggmanFront Desk Coordinator, HCO, BLS, LE

Nikki, a dedicated Hyperbaric Chamber Operator (HCO) and a vital member of our team at Scottsdale Hyperbaric Center. With a commitment to excellence and a passion for helping others, Nikki brings a wealth of expertise and experience to our center.

Nikki holds active Basic Life Support with AED (BLS) Certification, ensuring the safety and well-being of our patients at all times. In addition to her HCO role, Nikki has pursued extensive training in hyperbaric and undersea medicine, including specialized programs in patient and facility safety protocols, clinical hyperbaric medical team training, and therapeutic oxygen systems.

Her credentials also include certifications as an Open Water Diver from PADI since 2002 and an IANTD Nitrox Diver. She holds a degree in Applied Science of Justice Studies from Scottsdale Community College, along with certificates in Crime and Accident Scene Photography, Fingerprint Classification and Identification, and Crime Scene Technology.

Driven by her love for skincare and aesthetics, Nikki pursued additional education at the Avalon School of Cosmetology and Aesthetics in Phoenix, Arizona, becoming a Licensed Esthetician & Lash Artist.  Nikki has been utilizing Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) since 2011 and has been offering Oxygen Facials since 2018, combining her expertise in both medical and cosmetic fields to provide comprehensive care to our clients.

Beyond her professional responsibilities, Nikki cherishes her time with her family, including raising her two boys. She finds joy in outdoor activities such as hiking, exploring new destinations through travel, and indulging her passion for cooking. Committed to staying at the forefront of industry advancements, Nikki regularly attends continuing education seminars to expand her knowledge and enhance her ability to serve our clients.

Marc Carpio

Marc, a passionate advocate for human movement and performance, and an integral member of our team at Scottsdale Hyperbaric Center. With over two decades of experience in the health and wellness industry, Marc brings a holistic approach to his practice, prioritizing the health, healing, and well-being of his clients.

Marc graduated from the University of Arizona with a Bachelor’s of Science in Health Sciences, laying the foundation for his career in promoting optimal health and vitality. As a certified personal trainer (NASM-CPT) and Nutrition Specialist (CNS), Marc has honed his skills in some of the most esteemed medical, clinical, fitness facilities, and health spas and resorts worldwide.

Driven by his passion for alternative and preventative care, Marc joined Scottsdale Hyperbaric Center to implement his education and training in a forward-thinking environment. Fluent in both English and Spanish, Marc is dedicated to providing personalized care to our diverse clientele. He holds active Basic Life Support with AED (BLS) Certification, ensuring the safety and well-being of our patients at all times.

In addition to his role as a Certified Hyperbaric Chamber Operator (HCO), Marc has undergone extensive training in undersea diver protocols and clinical hyperbaric medicine. His expertise encompasses a range of topics, including patient and facility safety protocols, therapeutic oxygen systems, and the physics and physiology of oxygen medical life support.

When he’s not at work, Marc indulges his passion for outdoor activities, including cycling and golfing. He cherishes quality time with his wife of 24 years and their two daughters, finding joy in family adventures and shared experiences. Committed to living by his motto, “Live Healthy, Live Happy, Live Longer,” Marc is dedicated to empowering others to embrace a life of vitality and well-being.

Beyond his professional responsibilities, Marc is actively involved in training athletes of all levels and abilities, as well as coaching softball, embodying his commitment to promoting movement and performance excellence.

At Scottsdale Hyperbaric Center, Marc Carpio exemplifies our dedication to holistic health and wellness, ensuring that every patient receives the highest level of care and support on their journey to optimal health and longevity.

Elisabeth JoakimHCO, BLS, ALMS, PALS, EMT-P

Elisabeth, a seasoned healthcare professional with eight years of industry experience. Joining Scottsdale Hyperbaric Center as a certified Paramedic, Elisabeth brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to our team. Holding certifications in Basic Life Support (BLS), Advanced Life Support (ALS), and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), she has honed her skills across various healthcare settings, including operating rooms, emergency departments, and ambulances.

Originally from Maine, Elisabeth made the transition to Arizona in 2020. In 2023, she embarked on a new chapter of her life by marrying her husband, David. Together, they reside in Tempe with their beloved fur-child, Lucas. Beyond her professional endeavors, Elisabeth finds joy in exploring interests outside of work. Thrift shopping, tending to her garden, and experimenting with new recipes are among her favorite pastimes.

Looking ahead, Elisabeth is enthusiastic about utilizing her education and diverse experiences to maintain a patient-focused approach in providing care to our Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) patients. With a steadfast commitment to excellence and compassion, she is dedicated to making a meaningful difference in the lives of those under our care.