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Dr. Dean Drosnes

Dr. Dean Drosnes
Medical Director
MD, FASAM
Pennsylvania
Dr. Dean Drosnes

Dr. Dean Drosnes is the Medical Director of the Pennsylvania campus of Caron Treatment Centers. He holds board certification in Addiction Medicine through the American Board of Preventive Medicine as well as Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery.

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.

Media & Commentary

News & Resources
Oct 04, 2020

More Americans Are Binge Drinking During Pandemic

By Dr. Dean Drosnes

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Sep 14, 2020

What Happens If You Can’t Stop Drinking Now that Quarantine…

By Dr. Dean Drosnes

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Apr 03, 2020

The Blurred Lines Between Alcohol Use and Alcohol Addiction

By Dr. Dean Drosnes

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