7 Summit Pathways Licensed Professionals Program
Our Licensed Professionals Program is led by our Nationally Recognized Addictions Medicine Expert Dr. Lawrence Wilson, MD, MRO, ABAM, FASAM.
Dr. Wilson has been part of the 7 Summit Pathway’s Treatment Team since our inception and serves as our Medical Director and CEO. He is Board Certified in Addiction Medicine and a Fellow of the American Society of Addiction Medicine. In addition, he is a Certified MRO and is considered a national expert in the field of toxicology testing.
Dr. Wilson holds faculty appointments in Addiction Medicine at both the University of Florida and the University of South Florida and currently serves the Florida Alcohol and Drug Abuse Association (FADAA) as a Peer Mentor due to his expertise in all forms of Medication Assisted Treatments for drug and alcohol dependency. He is also a Physician Consultant to the Florida Department of Health and all it’s Professional Monitoring Programs (PRN, IPN), performing evaluations on over 1,000 physicians, dentists, and nurses.
Dr. Wilson completed his Fellowship in Addiction Medicine at the University of Florida and has been active in the field of Addiction for over 20 years. His main expertise includes Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) for opioid and alcohol dependency and he has been instrumental in developing several unique detoxification protocols that safely prevent withdrawal symptoms and minimize the potential for relapse. He also has a vast experience in Co-Occurring Mental Health Disorders, overseeing all aspects of the Treatment process including Behavioral Health.
Dr. Wilson believes in a hands-on approach to Recovery from addiction. His true passion is evidenced in the therapeutic groups he facilitates as well as his full-time presence at our facility.
Dr. Wilson has designed and heads a dynamic Professionals program serving all levels of Licensed Professionals, working closely with programs such as the Intervention Project for Nurses, Professionals Resource Network, the Department of Transportation, the Federal Aviation Administration, etc. Dr. Wilson and his Medical staff facilitate groups as well as meet with their clients daily offering education and support.