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CeDAR hires addiction-certified primary care physician

February 15, 2013
by Shannon Brys, Associate Editor
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Patricia "Patti" Pade, MD

CeDAR Executive Director Steve Millette has announced the hiring of Patricia "Patti" Pade, MD to serve in a dual role at the Aurora-based residential addiction and co-occurring disorders treatment facility.

"We are privileged to have the opportunity to add an experienced addiction-certified, primary care physician to our care team," Millette stated. "Patti brings a wealth of experience to our program and will provide primary and addiction medicine services to our patients. In addition, she will be responsible for developing a new Addiction Medicine Fellowship Program at CeDAR through the American Board of Addiction Medicine."

Pade leaves a position she has held since 2009 as Physician and Director of the Co-Occurring Disorders Clinic for Addiction/Pain Management at the New Mexico Veterans Administration Health Center in Albuquerque.

"I am privileged to join the dynamic, integrated care team at CeDAR. I look forward to working with patients on a daily basis as well as having the opportunity to initiate the Addiction Medicine Fellowship Program," Pade adds.