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Medical Director

Dr. Davis graduated from the University of Texas at Austin and worked as a chemical engineering consultant in Texas and Louisiana before obtaining a Master’s degree in Toxicology and Risk Assessment from Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. He continued his work at Tulane University in partnership with the CDC Research Center as a research toxicologist and epidemiologist. It was through his research and clinical work that Dr. Davis became interested in working with individuals and families affected by the disease of addiction.

After being awarded his medical degree from the Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine, Dr. Davis completed his residency training from Scott & White in Temple, Texas. Dr. Davis is a Board Certified family medicine physician and a diplomate of the American Board of Family Medicine. He is also Board Certified in Addiction Medicine and a diplomate of the American Board of Addiction Medicine. He has clinical and leadership experience in Arizona and Texas, serving as both a professional addiction medicine consultant and medical director.

As the Starlite Medical Director, Dr. Davis enjoys working closely with individuals and families affected personally and professionally by addiction. He has a particular interest in opioid addiction and the effective treatment of alcoholism and opioid addiction as well as researching relapse prevention. Dr. Davis stresses that effective treatment for addiction addresses co-occurring disorders and recognizes an individual’s strengths in the approach to successful recovery and preventing relapse. His integrated approach to treatment is comprehensive, evidence based, and multidisciplinary. This approach enables individuals to receive a focused and individualized clinical treatment plan for their recovery.

Dr. Davis’ philosophy of addiction treatment can be summed up in a quote by the novelist, H.G. Wells, “if you fell down yesterday, stand up today.”

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