Our Team

The experienced team at SandyPines Residential Treatment Center is here for you and your loved ones during your time of need.

Programs & Services at Sandy Pines Residential Treatment Center

Meet The Team

Eric Garza, CEO

Eric Garza is previously the CEO of Suncoast Behavior Health Center in Bradenton FL. Eric joined UHS in 2022 where he completed the COO In Training program at Sandy Pines. Eric was previously the CEO for Tykes & Teens, a local nonprofit organization where Eric started as a social work intern in 2009. Since 2019, Eric has been serving on the board of Guardians for New Future, to help support the unfunded needs of maltreated children on the Treasure Coast. Eric is an alumnus of Martin Leadership, class 31 and is a proud graduate of Florida Atlantic University, earning a masters degree in Social Work and Health Administration.

Andriy Yuryev, MD, Medical Director

Dr. Yuryev is a board-certified psychiatrist. He did his residency training in psychiatry at Columbia University at Harlem Hospital Center and fellowship training in child and adolescent psychiatry at New York Medical College at Westchester Medical Center. At different times during his career, Dr. Yuryev was involved in research focused on suicidal behavior and substance abuse. He has published at national and international levels and was acknowledged with several awards by the American Psychiatric Association. He believes in a holistic team approach in treatment of his patients.