Robert Z. Friedman, M.D., ABAM, Joins Seabrook House as Medical Director

Aug 18, 2010, 13:00 ET from Seabrook House

SEABROOK, N.J., Aug. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Seabrook House, an internationally recognized inpatient addictions treatment center, proudly announces the appointment of Robert Z. Friedman, M.D., ABAM, as medical director.

Dr. Friedman is certified by the American Society of Addiction Medicine and has been board certified by the American Board of Addiction Medicine since 2008. Prior to joining Seabrook House, he served as medical director of the Division of Addiction Medicine at St. Vincent's Catholic Medical Center in New York City.

"Seabrook House is a well-functioning institution, and I am honored to be part of the treatment team," he said, "I plan on taking a hands-on approach with patients. The joy of the job is that I'm constantly learning from my patients – that's by far the most rewarding aspect of what I do."

For more than 20 years, Dr. Friedman was in private practice as an internal medicine physician in New York City. He decided to pursue addictions medicine after noticing the impact of drug and alcohol use on his patients, and completed a fellowship in addictions medicine through the Geisinger Medical System-Marworth. Earlier in his career, Dr. Friedman specialized in emergency medicine.

"We are pleased to have Dr. Friedman as part of our outstanding team of addiction professionals," said Ed Diehl, president of Seabrook House. "Dr. Friedman's medical background and his experience with 12-Step therapies will further enhance the treatment we provide to our patients."


Seabrook House is an internationally recognized, private and CARF-accredited addiction treatment center. The main facility is located in Bridgeton, NJ, convenient to Pennsylvania, New York and surrounding states. A 90-day transitional living facility for men, Seabrook House West, opened in north central Pennsylvania in February 2008. We have been helping families find the courage to find recovery from alcoholism, drug addiction, substance abuse and other compulsive diseases since 1974.

SOURCE Seabrook House