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Dr. Joel Bush

Medical Director

Early Career and Military Service: Dr. Joel Bush's journey in addiction treatment began during his tenure in the United States Army, where he served as a physician resident training in Family Medicine. It was in this challenging environment that his interest and passion for addiction medicine took root, setting the stage for his future endeavors in the field.

Advanced Training and Specialization: Furthering his commitment to this specialty, Dr. Bush completed a Fellowship in Addiction Medicine at the University of Maryland in Baltimore. This advanced training equipped him with the expertise to provide specialized care to soldiers and their families suffering from addiction, addressing a wide range of substance use disorders.

Transition to the Utah Army National Guard: After completing 15 years of active-duty service in 2018, Dr. Bush transitioned to the Utah Army National Guard. In this capacity, he plays a crucial role in substance use prevention efforts, reviewing positive urine drug tests for all soldiers in the state of Utah. This responsibility underscores his commitment to addressing addiction issues within the military community.

Private Practice and Collaborative Work: Currently, Dr. Bush owns and operates a private addiction medicine practice in American Fork, Utah. His practice is not limited to this endeavor; he also collaborates with several other large and small addiction treatment programs. These collaborations allow him to extend his impact and expertise to a broader patient base.

Patient-Centric Approach: Dr. Bush is known for his direct and personalized relationship with each patient. He offers comprehensive care to those struggling with various addictions, including heroin and other opiates, cocaine, alcohol, marijuana, pornography, gaming, and binge eating. His approach is holistic and patient-centered, focusing on the unique needs and challenges of each individual.

A Dedicated Professional: Dr. Bush's dedication to addiction medicine is evident not only in his professional achievements but also in his compassionate approach to patient care. His expertise and experience make him a valuable asset in the field of addiction treatment and recovery.

Dr. Joel Bush
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