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Lee Goldman, MD

Consultant & Addictionologist

Dr. Goldman has been actively involved in the addiction community since 1980, when he accepted the position of Medical Director for the Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula (CHOMP) Recovery Center. He brings over 30 years of expertise in family practice, addiction treatment and emergency medicine.

“One of the most experienced and celebrated specialists in treating chemical dependency in the local region, we were honored to have recruited Dr. Goldman. His stellar reputation and expertise are an ideal fit for Beacon House.” Guy Riina, Former Chairman of the Board

Dr. Goldman completed his medical training at University of Southern California, moving to the Monterey Peninsula after finishing his residency in Pennsylvania in 1978. He is Board-Certified in both family-practice and addiction medicine. He joined CHOMP in 1980, and continues to work with their emergency department where he received the Physician of the Year award in 2009. He developed and implemented an alcohol withdrawal scale tool utilized at CHOMP, as well as numerous forensic facilities