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Barbara Krantz

Dr. Barbara Krantz

Director of Addiction Medicine
D.O.,FASAM,MS, MRO
Caron Renaissance in FL
Areas of Expertise: Addiction, Mental Health, Seniors

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 triggers.

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 addiction.

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.

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