About Joseph N. Ranieri

Joseph N. Ranieri D.O. FASAM, FAAFP
Diplomate: ABPM-Addiction Certification
Diplomate: ABFM-Family Medicine
Past President NJ Society of Addiction Medicine

Dr. Joseph Ranieri D.O. earned his BS in Pharmacy at Temple University School of Pharmacy in 1981 and His Doctorate Degree in Osteopathic Medicine at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1991. He is Board Certified by the American Board of Family Medicine and a Diplomate of the American Board of Preventive Medicine Addiction Certification. He is also a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Practice and the American Society of Addiction Medicine. He has practiced in South Jersey since 1995. Starting in 2007, while practicing Family Medicine, he incorporated Addiction Treatment Modalities for his primary care patients. Dr. Ranieri has lectured extensively to physicians, nurses, counselors and laypeople about the Disease of Addiction throughout New Jersey and Pennsylvania since 2012.

He has continued to volunteer for a Christian Discipleship Recovery House since 2003 as well as being a Drug and Alcohol Monitor for the Professional Assistance Program (formerly PHP) of New Jersey since 1998. Additionally, he is a Clinical Associate Professor, Physician Assistant Program at PCOM.

South Jersey Biz “Who’s Who in Health Care recognized Dr. Ranieri for contributions to Addiction Medicine as well as other receiving recognition from other organizations. Dr. Ranieri is the Past President of the NJ Society of Addiction Medicine. He oversees aspects of the Addiction & Medical Treatment Modalities of patients for Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) / Medication for Opioid Use Disorder (MOUD) (i.e., Methadone, Buprenorphine, Extended-release naltrexone, Extended-release buprenorphine) and Extended-release naltrexone, oral naltrexone and acamprosate for Alcohol Use Disorder at the Discovery Institute’s Drug and Alcohol Addiction Treatment facility as well as his private OBOT (Office Based Opioid Treatment). He also recognizes the importance of incorporating bio-psychosocial modalities into Addiction Treatment. Dr. Ranieri provides medical expertise, education, and insight about the Chronic Disease of Addiction.  Dr. Ranieri’s vision is to educate and empower Physician’s, Mid-Level Provider’s (APN / PA’s), Nurse’s and Clinical Therapist’s to minister to the Physical, Mental, Spiritual and Health Care needs of those suffering with the Disease of Addiction from Alcoholism and Substance Use Disorder. Dr Ranieri believes in incorporating the following modalities to Treat the whole person from a Medical (i.e., Allopathic, Osteopathic ), Bio-Psychosocial, Behavioral, Spiritual, and Holistic Philosophy.

Dr. Ranieri is currently the Medical Director for Discovery Institute a facility for drug and alcohol addiction detox and residential treatment in Marlboro, NJ.

Disclosure: Dr. Ranieri is a Paid consultant for Alkermes the manufacturer of Extended-release Naltrexone (Vivitrol).

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