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Dr. David Michael Sherman, MD, FASAM, Addiction Medicine Specialist

Dr. David Michael Sherman, MD, FASAM

Addiction Medicine Specialist | Addiction Medicine

1 Hospital Dr Columbia MO, 65212

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David M. Sherman, MD, FASAM, is a board-certified addiction medicine specialist who diagnoses and treats patients as Medical Director of Sana Lake Recovery Center, a detox and residential program in Dittmer, MO. He also serves as the Medical Director for Sana Lake Behavioral Wellness Centers outpatient facilities located in Creve Coeur, Liberty, and Kansas City, MO. Furthermore, Dr. Sherman is the CEO of Wellness Treasure in Richey, Florida. As an addiction medicine specialist, he specializes in the diagnosis, prevention, evaluation, treatment, and recovery of persons with addiction, of those with substance-related and addictive disorders, and of people who show unhealthy use of substances. Dr. Sherman’s medical journey extends over twenty-five years, including five years as an addiction medicine physician. In addition to his clinical work, he is an active volunteer and guest speaker. He has given speeches at the FSAM Addiction Health Summit, as well as for the Hillsborough County Anti-Drug Alliance and the Pasco Alliance for Substance Addiction Prevention. He attained board certification in otolaryngology and head and neck surgery (American Board of Otolaryngology) and board certification in addiction medicine (American Board of Preventive Medicine).

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Education and Training

Westminster College Bachelor's Degree 1982

University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine MD 1988

Board Certification

American Board of Otolaryngology

Otolaryngology

American Board of Preventive Medicine

Addiction Medicine

Provider Details

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Treatments

  • Medication- Assisted Treatment
  • Opioid Addiction Treatment
  • Opiate Addication Treatment
  • Alcohol Addiction Treatment
  • Drug/Alcohol Counseling
  • Family Counseling
  • Group Counseling
  • Individual Counseling
  • Suboxone
  • Subutex
  • Buprenorphine
  • Vivitrol

Professional Memberships

  • American Society of Addiction Medicine  
  • American Board of Preventive Medicine  
  • Florida Society of Addiction Medicine  
  • Missouri State Medical Association  
  • American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine  
  • Age Management Medicine  
  • American College of Sports Medicine  
  • American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery  
  • American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery  
  • American Laryngological, Rhinological, and Otological Society  
  • American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy  
  • American Medical Association  

Residency

  • Louisiana State University Medical Center Otolaryngology Residency  1995

Fellowships

  • University of Florida, Department of Psychiatry Addiction Medicine Fellowship  2016

Dr. David Michael Sherman, MD, FASAM's Practice location

University Hospital - University of Missouri

1 Hospital Dr -
Columbia, MO 65212
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New patients: 573-882-4141

Sana Lake Recovery Center

8350 Highway 30 -
Dittmer, MO 63023
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New patients: 636-707-2097, 727-220-2344

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Get to know Addiction Medicine Physician Dr. David Michael Sherman, who serves patients in Florida & Missouri.

Dr. Sherman, a top addiction medicine physician, is the CEO of Wellness Treasure in Florida and now in St. Louis, Missouri. He leads a highly-trained staff of master level certified addiction professionals. Men and women from all over Missouri and the United States come to Wellness Treasure to get the recovery care they need and deserve.

Wellness Treasure specializes in opioid and alcohol treatment, and the team treats addiction like the disease that it truly is. Dr. Sherman is on a mission to fight the battle of the opioid crisis.  Recovery plans include prescription medications that are specifically chosen to make the withdrawal process smoother and more comfortable. He chooses medications and determines dosages based on the individual, and then makes adjustments as needed to reduce or eliminate cravings. After his patients are stabilized with medication, he then introduces them to individual, group, marital, family, and cognitive behavioral therapy based upon their needs. Twelve step facilitation or SMART recovery is always encouraged.

A native Missourian, Dr. Sherman also serves as the Medical Director of a detox and residential program, Sana Lake Recovery Center, in Dittmer, Missouri. Moreover, he is the Medical Director for the outpatient facilities, Sana Lake Behavioral Wellness Centers, located in Creve Coeur, Liberty, and Kansas City. “Our unique approach to substance use and mental health treatment stems from our dedicated commitment to exceptional care, evidence-based practices, and compassionate staff. The intimate setting provided by Sana Lake cultivates an environment that facilitates meaningful recovery and promotes an overall sense of well-being.” as stated on their website. 

A Fellow of the American Society of Addiction Medicine (FASAM), the doctor is board-certified in addiction medicine by the American Board of Preventive Medicine, which is a member of the American Board of Medical Specialties that issues “certificates of special knowledge” in the specialty of preventive medicine.

Following the completion of his bachelor’s degree from Westminster College in 1982, Dr. Sherman went on to earn his medical degree from the University of Missouri School of Medicine in 1988. He then performed his residency in otolaryngology at the Louisiana State University Medical Center in 1995. He completed a two-year fellowship in addiction medicine within the Department of Psychiatry, Division of Addiction Medicine, at the University of Florida College of Medicine in 2016. 

In order to stay up to date in his field, he remains a member of numerous professional organizations, including the American Society of Addiction Medicine, the Florida Society of Addiction Medicine, the Missouri State Medical Association, the Saint Louis Metropolitan Medical Society, the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine, Age Management Medicine, the American College of Sports Medicine, the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy, and the American Laryngological, Rhinological, and Otological Society. 

Furthermore, he is board-certified in otolaryngology-head & neck surgery by the American Board of Otolaryngology, which is a non-profit corporation that has set the mission of ensuring professional standards with certificates and memberships, and has offered training in the fields of head neck surgery to professionals since 1924.

Addiction medicine is a medical subspecialty that deals with the diagnosis, prevention, evaluation, treatment, and recovery of persons with addiction, of those with substance-related and addictive disorders, and of people who show unhealthy use of substances including alcohol, nicotine, prescription medicine, and other illicit and licit drugs. Addiction medicine physicians provide comprehensive care to improve the health outcomes for patients with a wide range of addiction disorders, including drug and alcohol addiction, and pharmaceutical dependency.

Among his volunteer experiences, Dr. Sherman serves as a guest speaker for the Hillsborough County Anti-Drug Alliance, the Pasco Alliance for Substance Addiction Prevention, and the FSAM Addiction Health Summit.

Additional Information

David M. Sherman, MD, FASAM, is a Top Addiction Medicine Specialist with Sana Lake Recovery Center in Dittmer, MO, and Wellness Treasure in Richey, FL

David M. Sherman, MD, FASAM, is a board-certified addiction medicine specialist who diagnoses and treats patients as Medical Director of Sana Lake Recovery Center, a detox and residential program in Dittmer, MO. He also serves as the Medical Director for Sana Lake Behavioral Wellness Centers outpatient facilities located in Creve Coeur, Liberty, and Kansas City, MO. Furthermore, Dr. Sherman is the CEO of Wellness Treasure in Richey, Florida. As an addiction medicine specialist, he specializes in the diagnosis, prevention, evaluation, treatment, and recovery of persons with addiction, of those with substance-related and addictive disorders, and of people who show unhealthy use of substances. Dr. Sherman’s medical journey extends over twenty-five years, including five years as an addiction medicine physician. In addition to his clinical work, he is an active volunteer and guest speaker. He has given speeches at the FSAM Addiction Health Summit, as well as for the Hillsborough County Anti-Drug Alliance and the Pasco Alliance for Substance Addiction Prevention. He attained board certification in otolaryngology and head and neck surgery (American Board of Otolaryngology) and board certification in addiction medicine (American Board of Preventive Medicine). For more information about Dr. David M. Sherman, please visit https://sanalake.com/treatment/.

Fellow of the American Society of Addiction Medicine (FASAM), Dr. David M. Sherman is a 1988-graduate of the University of Missouri School of Medicine. His postgraduate training includes his otolaryngology residency served at the Louisiana State University Medical Center (1988-1995), as well as a two-year fellowship in addiction medicine performed at University of Florida College of Medicine (2014-2016). Dr. Sherman completed his undergraduate education at Westminster College in 1982. He is an active member of the Florida Society of Addiction Medicine, the Missouri State Medical Association, the Saint Louis Metropolitan Medical Society, the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine, the American College of Sports Medicine, the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy, and the American Laryngological, Rhinological, and Otological Society. For more information about Dr. David M. Sherman, please visit https://www.findatopdoc.com/doctor/82076632-David-Sherman-Addiction-Medicine-Specialist.
 

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