Chief Medical Officer
Dr. Dwenger is a graduate of Indiana University School of Medicine and completed residency training at the Institute of Living in Hartford. He is board-certified in both Psychiatry and in Addiction Medicine. His career path has included a variety of experiences, including developing and managing a detox center, directing an Adolescent Chemical Dependency program, and extensive work with veterans through the Veterans Administration. Throughout his 30-year career, Dr. Dwenger has built extensive knowledge in Addiction Treatment and is skilled in psychiatric evaluation, medication management, and individual psychotherapy services. At Mountainside, where he has been caring for clients since 2008, he provides guidance and leadership over the detoxification program, utilizing safe, medically-monitored treatment delivered with competence and compassion to help our clients as they begin this journey of recovery.