Addiction Medicine & Family Medicine
Dr. Joseph Masternick graduated from Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his post-graduate training at St. John Hospital in Detroit. He is board-certified in addiction medicine and family medicine. He is a Diplomat of the American Society of Addiction Medicine and the American Board of Addiction Medicine.
He is a physician evaluator for both the Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) and Health Professional Recovery Program (HPRP) of the state of Michigan. He has served as the medical director of a hospital acute care inpatient substance abuse unit and affiliated ambulatory detoxification program.
He currently serves as a trustee for the American Osteopathic Academy of Addiction Medicine, and he is the medical director of the Wellness Clinic Chemical Dependency Treatment Center, affiliated with our Insight Wellness Center. He is a consultant to Beaumont Health System Chronic Pain Consortium, which is a strategic planning entity aimed at the redesign of the model of care of pain management services of all eight hospitals.
His lifelong goal is to create departments of addiction medicine in every hospital in the country in order to educate physicians to better recognize and treat chemical dependency.