Brighton Hospital Names Dr. Jeffrey Berger New Medical Director

Brighton, Mich. – Brighton Hospital has named Dr. Jeffrey Berger as its new medical director. Dr. Berger is a graduate of Wayne State University School of Medicine, where he also completed a residency in internal medicine. He is certified by the American Society of Addiction Medicine and has been a member of the Brighton Hospital active medical staff since 1998.

“Brighton Hospital is extremely fortunate to attract someone the caliber of Dr. Berger to this leadership position. He has a strong commitment to the field of addiction treatment and recovery,” said Dan McCormick, interim president, Brighton Hospital.

In addition to his work at Brighton Hospital, Dr. Berger has worked with the Henry Ford Maplegrove Center, a chemical dependency treatment facility. He has lectured in the region on topics pertaining to addiction and recovery.

Dr. Berger assumes the role of medical director at a very exciting time in the history of Brighton Hospital as well as the field of addiction treatment and recovery. The need for quality treatment and recovery services continues to escalate here in Michigan and nationally. The demand for services at Brighton has never been stronger. Best practices in the field continue to evolve and Brighton continues to be at the forefront of responding to these challenges.

Dr. Berger resides in Howell with his wife and the two youngest of their six children.

Brighton Hospital, a member of St. John Providence Health System, was founded in 1950 and continues to be a standard-bearer and innovator in chemical dependency treatment based on the medical model and 12-step program participation. Brighton Hospital is fully licensed and accredited by the Joint Commission and is staffed by addiction-medicine physicians and addiction-credentialed clinicians.

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