BIRMINGHAM, Ala.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pathway Healthcare (www.pathwayhealthcare.com), a leading provider of office-based mental health care and addiction treatment, is pleased to announce Dr. Robert Shearer has accepted the role of Chief Medical Officer - Medical/MAT. Dr. Shearer, who has been practicing and providing leadership to Pathway Healthcare’s Springfield, TN office since 2018, will now provide clinical oversight to Pathway’s medical clinicians and leadership to Pathway’s Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) programs.
Dr. Shearer has been a practicing physician for 40 years and brings unparalleled experience to his newest role with Pathway Healthcare.
Dr. Stephen Taylor, Pathway Healthcare’s Chief Medical Officer – Behavioral Health, stated, “I am pleased and excited to have such a dedicated, brilliant, caring, physician leader as our CMO over the Medical and MAT services of Pathway Healthcare. Over the last several years of working with Dr. Shearer, I have come to know, trust and respect his judgment, his leadership, and his genuine concern for the health care of people with addiction disorders and mental health conditions. We at Pathway, and particularly our patients, are truly blessed to have such a wonderful colleague and servant leader.”
“I couldn’t be more excited for the opportunity to expand my contribution to Pathway’s mission To Help People,” stated Dr. Shearer. “Pathway is at the forefront of increasing the accessibility of mental health care and addiction treatment, and I am proud to be a part of this team.”
About Pathway Healthcare
Pathway Healthcare, LLC is a team of professionals committed to providing the highest quality outpatient behavioral care; including psychiatric care, treatment for mental health, drug and alcohol addiction and dependency treatment, and medication management. Notably, Pathway’s proprietary MAT Plus™ program for addiction and dependency combines evidence-based medication assisted treatment (MAT) and behavioral counseling in an individualized treatment plan intended to meet the needs of each patient. Learn more at www.pathwayhealthcare.com.