MEDICAL DIRECTOR: DANIEL EDNEY, M.D.
Dr. Edney received his undergraduate degree from William Carey University, a master’s degree from the University of Mississippi’s School of Medicine and he holds a M.D. Degree with residency in Internal Medicine from the University of Virginia. Dr. Edney began working in Internal Medicine in 1991 and Addiction Recovery in 2013. He holds a board certification in Internal Medicine from the American Board of Internal Medicine, a board certification in Addiction Medicine from the American Board of Preventative Medicine and sits on the Mississippi State Board of Medical Licensure.
Dr. Edney felt called to be a physician at the age of 16 due in large part to his experiences with doctors and nurses during the illness and passing of his father at a young age. Seeing how important the medical team’s work was and how it truly impacted the lives of others encouraged him to start on the path of becoming a physician. Dr. Edney is inspired by those who are able to overcome great adversity and achieve sustained lifelong recovery. He considers lives transformed and families restored to be a great blessing in his life. Dr. Edney is passionate about working on the front lines of the current addiction epidemic in both treating those who are sick and educating healthcare professionals and others on what the disease really is. Having had an adolescent child of his own struggle with substance abuse, Dr. Edney knows the importance, as well as the uniqueness, of this field of medicine.
“Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind.” – Romans 12:2″