Maureen Strohm, MD, DFASAM, FAAFP, a Family Physician and Addiction Medicine Specialist

Maureen Strohm MD DFASAM FAAFP


Get to know Family Physician and Addiction Medicine Specialist Dr. Maureen Strohm, who serves patients in Las Vegas, Nevada.


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(Spin Digit Editorial):- New York City, New York Jun 6, 2022 ( – An exceptional family physician, Dr. Strohm is the Founding Program Director of the Addiction Medicine Fellowship based at Southern Hills Hospital & Medical Center, as part of the HCA Healthcare Sunrise Health GME.

The mission of the HCA Healthcare Sunrise Health Addiction Medicine Program is to develop the next generation of physicians and physician leaders. Reflecting on their HCA mission and together with their community partners, they are committed to training exceptional, knowledgeable, caring addiction medicine physicians to provide comprehensive, compassionate, and evidence-based care to patients, their families, and their communities in great need.

Dr. Strohm began her career in medical education following her graduation from Georgetown University School of Medicine and UCLA Family Medicine Residency, serving as a National Health Service Corps scholar in downtown and East Los Angeles, when she joined the Keck USC faculty. She also serves as a Clinical Professor of Family Medicine at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Over the years, her passion for medical education has been a key focus, combining the fundamentals of doctor-patient communication, family dynamics, the bio-psycho-social model, and clinical care for one of the most marginalized patient groups in healthcare today – patients and families with substance use disorders.

An authority in her field, the doctor is board-certified in family medicine by the American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM). The ABFM is a non-profit, independent medical association of American physicians who practice family medicine and its sub-specialties.

Moreover, she is board-certified in addiction medicine by the American Board of Preventive Medicine, a member of the American Board of Medical Specialties that issues “certificates of special knowledge” in the specialty of preventive medicine.

Achieving fellowship status, Dr. Strohm is a Distinguished Fellow of the American Society of Addiction Medicine (DFASAM), and a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians (FAAFP).

Continuously advancing her efforts, she is an active member of the California Society of Addiction Medicine, the Clark County Medical Society, the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, and the Nevada State Medical Association. She has also been a member of the Medical Education and Research Foundation for the Treatment of Addiction (MERF) Board of Directors since 2011, as part of the faculty team developing the Motivational Interviewing workshops over the years, and was elected President of the MERF Board of Directors in 2022.

Throughout her illustrious career, she served as the Family Medicine Program Director at Keck USC for many years, before moving to Eisenhower Medical Center in Rancho Mirage as founding Family Medicine Program Director, and later establishing another Family Medicine Residency Program with the HCA Sunrise Health GME Consortium.

Family medicine is a medical specialty devoted to comprehensive health care for people of all ages. The specialist is called a family physician or family doctor. A family physician is often the first person a patient sees when seeking healthcare services. They examine and treat patients with a wide range of conditions and refer those with serious ailments to a specialist or appropriate facility.

In her spare time, Dr. Strohm enjoys gardening, cooking, walking, hiking, and running. Her favorite place to vacation in Hawaii.

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