Dr. John Kermen, Board Certified Anesthesiologist
John Kermen, DO is a Board Certified Anesthesiologist who has been serving the Mendocino Coast for the past 27 years. While on the Coast he served as Chief of Staff longer than any other physician in the Hospital’s history and even served as a Board Member for 12 years. He is a member of the American Osteopathic Association and the American Board of Osteopathic Medicine. He is very happy to be returning to his hometown, Chico. Dr. Kermen was born and raised in Chico, attending Pleasant Valley High School and California State University, Chico. The coast was fun, but at heart Dr. Kermen is a Valley Boy. He has spent many hours in Downtown Chico from boyhood (Tower, Shubert’s, Sundance) to college (Top Flight, Upper Crust, Joe’s Bar) to now as an adult (5th St Steakhouse, Collier’s, Raw Bar). “I am very excited to be starting a business in Downtown Chico. I look forward to being a contributing member to the business community and private sector.”
Dr. Kermen’s availability and hands-on work at the clinic help set him apart from other hydration clinics. Health and history paperwork is required before any service and is reviewed by Dr. Kermen on an as-needed basis and consultations are always provided for all clients that may choose the NAD drip, and other customized IV hydration drips.
Dr. Kermen consistently receives referrals from other medical doctors and clinics, seeking service locally. He also collaborates with them to discuss customized plans for the clients.
He and his knowledgeable staff seek to provide the best possible expected outcome that addresses the health and wellness needs of the clients they serve.
Mollie Openshaw, LVN
Mollie is the Clinic Manager for Hydration Happens and has been a fixture in area hospitals throughout several departments during her 32-year nursing career, including one of her favorite positions as a SWAT nurse. This position gave her the opportunity to specialize in IV therapy. Having been a successful business owner (MoodSwing Wines) and a global speaker, Mollie is thrilled begin this new chapter of offering customized IV hydration to her loved hometown and all the beautiful communities that surround her. With her attention to every detail, her sense of community and kindness you will leave Hydration Happens with a sense of being well cared for, wanting to make Hydration Happens a regular part of your life. Community minded Mollie has found ways, from the conception of Hydration Happens, to give back to her community. She volunteers where she can… sponsoring events, local schools, and other avenues. Mollie is well known and well liked in the community, which makes it easy when making a choice to go somewhere for your hydration needs.
Hydration Happens is happy to announce that we are in partnership with Amanda Bates at Cryo Skin & Body to present special package deals that will benefit our clients!
Amanda Bates owner of Cryo skin & body and partners with Dr. John Kermen at Medical Aesthetics by Cryo Skin & Body grew up in our small town of Paradise. While attending school to become a licensed Aesthetician she stumbled across Cryotherapy and quickly saw the incredible Heath, wellness, and beauty benefits as well as a business opportunity! Three plus years later she and the business survived the hardships COVID brought about! Amanda absolutely loves being an entrepreneur and is so excited to collaborate with John and Mollie at Hydration Happens!