URBAN RECOVERY ANNOUNCES LIPI ROY M.D. AS DIRECTOR OF ADDICTION MEDICINE AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT TO EXISTING ALL-STAR LINEUP OF THE TOP ADDICTION PROFESSIONALS IN THE FIELD
Hire is Latest Addition To Renowned Clinical Staff In Addiction Medicine Assembled Under One Roof in One Continuum Of Care
(Brooklyn, NY) – Urban Recovery, a full-service, inpatient addiction treatment services provider, announced the addition of world-renowned addiction medicine physician, Lipi Roy, MD, MPH, FASAM, as medical director to their all-star lineup of clinical staff. Dr. Roy will serve as director of addiction medicine and community engagement for the Brooklyn-based residential addiction treatment provider which opened in early 2019. In her newly appointed position, her duties will include oversight of the detox unit and medical oversight of all addiction treatment protocols.
“Dr. Roy is a well-known and respected leader in addiction medicine and her innovative approach combined with her charisma with patients, staff and as a public speaker is exactly the right addition to our growing staff,” said Denise Bertin-Epp, CEO and Founder of Urban Recovery. “We have been laser-focused on providing excellent clinical care here, which means assembling the virtual Who’s Who of addiction treatment on one team to lead our national conversation.”
The 2016 United States Surgeon General’s Report on Alcohol, Drugs and Health found that there are multiple pathways to recovery that include a number of evidence-based treatment methods. It further explained that the success of a patient’s treatment outcome relies on matching the individual’s unique diagnosis including the severity, type, progression and intensity of their addiction with a treatment plan that supports their unique circumstances and personality traits, while carefully assessing any co-occurring conditions such as depression, anxiety or undiagnosed mental illness. In building Urban Recovery, founder Denise Bertin-Epp aimed to achieve unparalleled excellence in the quality of care uniquely developed for a specific patient. Urban Recovery treats acute addiction with a clinical construct designed for decision makers, leaders, business executives and others who are high level achievers and have a selection of treatment providers. Urban Recovery designs treatment plans for these individuals and their families that take into account some of the unique traits endemic to their profession and circumstances such as being responsible for running an entire company or living with a high public profile and unusually high public scrutiny.
Dr. Roy is a graduate of Tulane University School of Medical in New Orleans and completed her residency in internal medicine at Duke University Medical Center. She is a Fellow of the American Society of Addiction Medicine and frequently lectures on all health-related topics, particularly addiction, nutrition and mindfulness.
“I am thrilled to join the team at Urban Recovery and further refine their development of a clinical approach that is tailored to each specific patient,” said Dr. Roy. “One thing that is crucial to any physician’s understanding of addiction is that treatment is rarely ‘one-size fits all.’ Each patient has unique psychosocial and genetic backgrounds which affect their pathology. Treatment approaches need to be both evidence-based but also customized to the unique needs of every individual patient. Urban Recovery is based on that precise philosophy.”
Dr. Roy will join a clinical faculty at Urban Recovery that also includes:
- Dr. Kimberly Mallin, Medical Director
- Dr. Charles Perkel, Chief of Psychiatry
- Dr. Bruce Singer, Chief Clinical Officer
- Dr. Paul Hokemeyer, Senior Clinical Fellow
- Dr. Amanda Lefkowitz, Psychiatrist
Our philosophy at Urban Recovery is built around a wellness model that is unparalleled in the industry. In fact, UR is the only private, free-standing residential treatment center in New York City. We are an internationally-recognized team of clinical, administration and management professionals who know how to provide a high-end treatment experience.
Our philosophy is evident in everything we do. We provide the highest caliber of addiction treatment that focuses on individualized care set in a custom clinical setting. We place you at the center of treatment, and our team coordinates its efforts with you to develop a personalized program. Together we develop goals in treatment and after treatment that support recovery, self-efficacy and an improved quality of life.
- signature model for wellness
- individual care
- unique / personalized
Excellence is our philosophy. We want you to reconnect with what matters most to you. If it’s music, then your recovery will include time in our fully-operational recording studio. If you have lost touch with your spirituality, we’ll engage you in a process of rediscovery that includes counseling, mindfulness, art and experiential modalities. With work stress, we’ll support your efforts to clear away the clutter, the impediments, and the distractions that keep you from being the industry leader that you know you are. And we do all this with support from a distinguished medical and psychiatric team that employs best practices in all its protocols.
UR is not for those with acute psychiatric problems, active sexual addictions, or primary chronic pain or illness. But we can assess for those issues and reach out to our professional colleagues to provide astute and comprehensive treatment options.