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Medical Director Joins Recovery Centers of America Greenville Facility

GSA Biz Wire //December 12, 2023//

Medical Director Joins Recovery Centers of America Greenville Facility

GSA Biz Wire //December 12, 2023//

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GREENVILLE, SC – Recovery Centers of America, a leading provider of comprehensive addiction treatment services on the East Coast, in the Midwest and in the South, is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Dean Drosnes as the new Medical Director of its Greenville facility. Dr. Drosnes brings a wealth of knowledge to this position and a compassionate approach to patient care.

“We are thrilled to welcome Dr. Dean Drosnes and are confident that his exceptional qualifications and strong desire to provide those struggling with addiction and their families with support will further enhance RCA’s ability to promote long-lasting recovery for our patients,” says Lisa Goodnough, CEO of Recovery Centers of America at Greenville.

Dr. Drosnes completed a Fellowship in Addiction Medicine at the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore, Maryland in 2010 and is Board Certified in Addiction Medicine by the American Board of Preventive Medicine. During his 40 years of medical practice, he has gained extensive experience in head and neck surgery, infectious diseases, behavioral health, and substance use disorders. He has previously held an academic appointment as Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Penn State University School of Medicine and served on the Physicians-In-Training Committee of the American Society of Addiction Medicine.

“I am deeply honored to join Recovery Centers of America as the Medical Director of the Greenville facility,” stated Dr. Drosnes. “I look forward to collaborating with our dedicated clinical team to provide patients with the highest quality of evidence-based care and the resources they will need to maintain long-term sobriety moving forward.”

In addition to spearheading advances in patient care, Dr. Drosnes enjoys educating medical and nursing students, families, community organizations, and local and national conference attendees on the scientific and medical aspects of addictive disorders. His areas of expertise include alcohol, sedative, stimulant and opioid use disorders, medication-assisted treatment, and opioid-sparing pain management in people with opioid use disorder and chronic pain.

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Recovery Centers of America is dedicated to helping patients achieve a life of recovery through evidence-based treatment for substance use disorder and co-occurring mental health conditions. RCA has 11 inpatient facilities in Earleville and Waldorf (near Washington D.C.), Maryland; Danvers and Westminster, Massachusetts; Devon (near Philadelphia), and Monroeville (near Pittsburgh), Pennsylvania; South Amboy and Mays Landing, New Jersey; St. Charles, Illinois (outside of Chicago); Indianapolis, and Greenville in South Carolina. A full spectrum of outpatient treatment is also provided at many of these facilities. Patients can obtain care by calling 1-844-5-RCA-NOW (844-722-2669) with complimentary transportation provided in most cases. For the fourth year, RCA is recognized as having multiple sites atop Newsweek’s America’s Best Addiction Centers rankings for excellence.