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About Dean Drosnes, M.D.

Dr. Dean Drosnes chose this field because of his strong personal family history of addiction. He is passionate about helping those with addiction to minimize their pain and suffering, and instead maximize their enjoyment of life. Dr. Drosnes understands that addiction is a complex disease that can be treated successfully for most patients. He states that lifelong recovery is achievable and sustainable. What differentiates Dr. Drosnes from other clinicians is his awareness of his limitations and lives by the quote; “you are only responsible for your effort, not the outcome”. Dr. Dean Drosnes earned his bachelor's in biochemistry at the University of Pittsburgh, his M.D. at Temple University, and his fellowship in Addiction Medicine at the University of Maryland. He has numerous Board Certifications including Otolaryngology/head and neck surgery and Addiction Medicine (American Board of Addiction Medicine and American Board of preventive medicine). His areas of expertise include substance use disorder and chronic pain. 

Partial List of Treatment Areas

  • Adjustment Concerns
  • Alcohol Use
  • Anxiety / Stress
  • Depression
  • Drug Use
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Grief
  • Suboxone Treatment
  • badge-3 TelehealthSignifies the completion of a mental health telehealth training program

Accepted Insurance

  • Cigna NC
  • Magellan NC
  • Medcost NC
  • Medicare NC
  • UBH NC
  • insurance-6022



October 25, 2021

Dr.Drosnes true sincerity of listening & compatance in addressing my needs and concerns.Dr.Drosnes truly exemplifies knowledge of his job & professionalism.


October 15, 2021

He addressed my symptoms perfectly.

Tropical Storm Isaias is headed towards the Carolinas

Tropical Storm Isaias is headed towards the Carolinas. Please note that we plan to be open for appointments; however, be aware that power outages may be widespread which may impact telehealth and other appointments. We may not know until the last minute in all of our locations on Tuesday. Please be patient. We will waive missed appointment charges on Tuesday, August 4th in light of complications from the weather. If you and your provider are unable to connect, we will reach out to reschedule your appointment as soon as possible.