Dr. Barbara Krantz is a board certified family practitioner and a Diplomat of the American Board of Addiction Medicine. She is an expert on the national and local prescription pain medication epidemic and the medical science behind the disease of addiction. She leads a collaborative study with Scripps Florida and the University of Miami to identify effective and innovative treatment therapies and relapse triggers. Dr. Krantz served as the Director of Medical Services and the Medical Director of Research at Hanley Center prior to joining Caron. She also served as the Medical Director at the Center for Alcohol and Drug Studies and for 12 years at Cornerstone, a substance abuse treatment program at Wellington Regional Medical Center.
Dr. Krantz lectures on numerous topics, including the bio-chemistry of the brain as it relates to addiction and is an advocate for SPECT brain scanning to effectively diagnose and treat the disease of addiction.