Dr. Dean Drosnes is Associate Medical Director and Director of Chronic Pain programming at Caron Treatment Centers in Wernersville, PA. He holds board certification in Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery and Addiction Medicine through the American Board of Preventive Medicine. He is a Fellow of the American Society of Addiction Medicine and serves on the ASAM Physicians-In-Training Committee. He is a member of the American College of Academic Addiction Medicine, the Pennsylvania Society of Addiction Medicine, and the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. He holds an appointment as Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Penn State University College of Medicine.
Dr. Drosnes completed his Fellowship in Addiction Medicine at the University of Maryland. He received his undergraduate degree at the University of Pittsburgh and his medical education from Temple University. He completed his post-graduate training in Otolaryngology/Head and Neck surgery at Thomas Jefferson University.
Dr. Drosnes’ clinical practice focuses on the treatment of co-existing substance use and chronic pain disorders. He emphasizes the integrated use of pain treatment modalities that are compatible with lifelong recovery from addiction.