Dr. Barbara Krantz is the Director of Addiction Medicine at Caron Ocean Drive. She is a board
certified family practitioner and a Diplomat of the American Board of Addiction Medicine. She is
an expert on the national and local prescription pain medication epidemic and the medical
science behind the disease of addiction. She has led a collaborative study with Scripps Florida
and the University of Miami to identify effective and innovative treatment therapies and relapse
Dr. Krantz has taught medicine at Nova Southeastern University and University of Miami Miller
School Of Medicine, and has trained Addiction Medicine Doctors through the University of
Florida. She lectures on numerous topics, including the bio-chemistry of the brain as it relates to
In 2010, the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) inducted Dr. Krantz into their
Fellow program for her substantial and lasting contributions to the field of Addiction Medicine.
The Palm Beach County Medical Society honored Dr. Krantz in 2008 with its Heroes in Medicine
award for her leadership, philanthropy and commitment to the field of medicine. And, in 2007,
the Medical Review Officer Certification Council certified Dr. Krantz as a Medical Review Officer
to evaluate workplace drug and alcohol test results.
Dr. Barbara Krantz served as the Medical Director and the Medical Director of Research at
Hanley Center until December 2014. She was instrumental in founding Hanley’s Boomers
Program in 2009 after identifying the need for this underserved population in addiction
treatment. Prior to joining Hanley in 2001, Dr. Krantz was the medical director at the Center for
Alcohol and Drug Studies. From 1987 to 1999, she was the medical director at Cornerstone, a
substance abuse treatment program at Wellington Regional Medical Center, and maintained a
private family practice that included pediatrics and geriatrics.
Dr. Krantz is a member of the American Medical Association, American Medical Women’s
Association, American College of Family Practitioners, American Osteopathic Association and the
American Society of Addiction Medicine.