Acclaimed Addiction Expert Dr. Philip Hemphill Joins Lakeview Health as Chief Clinical Officer

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Lakeview Health announced today that Philip Hemphill, PhD., a nationally recognized substance use disorder clinician and researcher, is joining the staff of its expanding addiction treatment center as Chief Clinical Officer.

Dr. Hemphill

Dr. Hemphill

His experience and expertise will help us address some of the nation’s most complex patient cases here at Lakeview. In addition, his ability to effectively communicate the best thinking in treatment will help advance the entire field of addiction care.

Lakeview Health announced today that Philip Hemphill, PhD., a nationally recognized substance use disorder clinician and researcher, is joining the staff of its expanding addiction treatment center as Chief Clinical Officer

“There is no better place than Lakeview Health in terms of its culture and commitment to furthering patient care,” Dr. Hemphill said. “When you see the outstanding staff that is constantly attracted to Lakeview, and the financial support that is pledged by its leadership, you naturally want to be part of that story.”

Dr. Hemphill’s expertise includes trauma informed care, co-occurring disorders, and healthy boundaries which will allow clinicians to recognize the signs and symptoms of trauma in clients and families. These integrative and comprehensive approaches provide the highest standard of care available anywhere in the country and will develop into policies, procedures and treatment practices.

Roy M. Serpa, Lakeview Health’s President and CEO, said, “Dr. Hemphill is nationally known for his contributions to addiction treatment and research. His experience and expertise will help us address some of the nation’s most complex patient cases here at Lakeview. In addition, his ability to effectively communicate the best thinking in treatment will help advance the entire field of addiction care.”

Dr. Hemphill has worked previously at Pine Grove Behavioral Health and Addiction Services in Hattiesburg, Mississippi and at River Oaks Hospital in New Orleans, Louisiana. He is a consultant at Seaside Healthcare, LLC and an adjunct faculty member at LSU Health Services Center and at Tulane University, where he earned his doctorate.

About Lakeview Health

Lakeview Health in Jacksonville is a leading provider of drug and alcohol rehabilitation services in Northeast Florida and a nationally recognized addiction treatment, serving clients from across the country. Since it was founded in 2001, it has helped countless individuals and families begin their journey of recovery. Lakeview’s caring and committed staff is dedicated to helping clients and their families find their "True North."

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