Dr. Michael McCormick
Addiction, Medication-assisted Treatment, Treatment Innovation, Health Care Professionals, Opioid Treatment Programs, Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT), Detoxification
Michael A. McCormick, D.O., is the Medical Director for Signature Programming, a role he took on in January 2020, after serving as the addiction medicine provider for the program since its inception in 2016.
He also leads Caron's Healthcare Professionals Assessment Program and provides daily care to the in-patient healthcare participants. As the physician in charge of the Opioid Treatment Program, he cares for patients who suffer from a particularly deadly disease, helping them with medication-assisted treatment decisions and induction of treatment.
Dr. McCormick has always been drawn to helping those in the healthcare fields with their alcoholism and addiction. His passion for assisting them into recovery and enabling them to return to their professions was a big reason for making a career change to addiction medicine. He came to Caron as a fellow in addiction medicine in August of 2015, after several years of a successful career in surgery. He was chief of surgery at Helen Keller Hospital in Sheffield, Alabama, for seven years during which time he also ran his own surgical practice.He opened Express Med of King of Prussia in 2013, which he still runs.
Dr. McCormick graduated from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his general rotating internship at PCOM/City Avenue Hospital and then finished a five-year general surgery residency at Lankenau Hospital in Wynnewood, Pennsylvania. He received his undergraduate degree from St. Joseph’s University.
He is a recipient of the Next Generation Award for fellows in addiction medicine concentrating on adolescents, awarded by the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation and the American Board of Addiction Medicine Foundation. As part of his award, his concentration is on teaching Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) to physicians, psychologists, counselors, nurses, and other service professionals.
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