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Sean Barlow, M.D., is the Betty Ford Center’s Chief Psychiatrist and is Board Certified in Psychiatry and has an Certificate of Added Qualification in Addiction Psychiatry. He is a graduate of the University of Nevada School Of Medicine and completed his psychiatry residency at the University of California San Diego. He joined the Betty Ford Center medical staff in 2003.


Steve Eickelberg, M.D., is the Betty Ford Center Medical Director, specializing in addiction-related psychiatric and psychotherapy services. He most recently led a private practice in Paradise Valley, Ariz., serving individuals, couples, families and family businesses, health professionals, airline pilots and professional athletes. He earned his medical degree at the University of Oregon and interned in surgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital. He also held residencies at the Massachusetts General Hospital and the University of Arizona Health Sciences Center. 


Harry Haroutunian, M.D., a national spokesman for the Betty Ford Center, serves as Physician Director of the Professionals Program, Residential Day Treatment and Clinical Diagnostic Evaluation.  He is the author of "Being Sober:  A Step-by-Step Guide to Getting To, Getting Through and Living in Recovery" and co-author of "Hijacking the Brain:  How Drug and Alcohol Addiction Hijacks our Brains - The Science behind Twelve-Step Recovery."  'Dr. Harry' - as he is known by patients and alumni - earned his medical degree from Albany Medical College of Union University of Albany, New York and is Board Certified in Family Medicine and Addiction Medicine.


Peter Przekop, D.O., Ph.D., developed and directs the chronic pain track at the Betty Ford Center. Since 2004, he has been a member of the faculty at Loma Linda University Medical School, where he holds appointments in pediatrics, psychiatry, and neurology. His interests are in the relationships between chronic pain, addiction, maladaptive behavior, brain dysfunction, and novel treatment paradigms. He utilizes various techniques including osteopathy, functional imaging studies, community studies, clinical trials, and Asian medicine. Dr. Przekop is Board Certified in Neurology and Addiction Medicine.


Anthony Tornay, M.D., Internist and Addiction Medicine Physician, joined the BFC medical staff in 1984. He is a graduate of Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, PA and is Board Certified in Internal Medicine/Gastroenterology and Addiction Medicine. His internship was at Duke University Medical Center, and he had a Residency and Fellowship at Duke as well as a Fellowship at Yale University School of Medicine.

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