Dr. Don Teater, MD, is a board certified Family Practitioner from western North Carolina. Dr. Teater earned his Medical Degree from Ohio State University College of Medicine and completed a residency in Family Practice at the Fayetteville-Duke AHEC. He has been working with individuals and his community to prevent and treat opioid dependence since becoming certified to prescribe buprenorphine in 2004. Dr. Teater worked for the National Safety Council as their Medical Advisor for two years. He works primarily to prevent prescription drug abuse, addiction, and overdose nationwide. Dr. Teater also works at Meridian Behavioral Health Services and Mountain Area Recovery Center in western North Carolina, where he provides addiction treatment and primary care to severely mentally ill patients. He is a student at the Gillings School of Global Public Health at the University of North Carolina where he is working on his masters in public health.
Medical Director, Behavioral Health Group, Asheville, North Carolina
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