The David Lawrence Center (Naples, Fla.), a not-for-profit mental health and substance abuse treatment facility serving children, adults and families, has announced the appointment of Dana Edward Castro, M.D., as a Staff Psychiatrist in Acute Care Services.
Castro brings with him more than 30 years of experience with a strong background in substance abuse. Most recently he served as the Medical Director at Hazelden Florida and prior to that served as Psychiatrist and Medical Director at the Carolinas Healthcare System.
During his career, Castro has had administrative and clinical experience in a variety of treatment settings including community mental health, hospital based psychiatric treatment and private practice. Due his background in teaching he has developed an active interest in sharing knowledge and encouraging learning and throughout his career Castro has frequently been called upon to develop training and educational presentations on a variety of topics for clinical staff, the medical community and other audiences.