Barbara Mendrey, MD, is a skilled physician specializing in addiction medicine. For more than ten years, she has helped men and women end their struggles with addictions to alcohol, opioids, and other substances. She provides comprehensive, integrative treatment for addiction to patients at Northshore Family Practice in Bothell, Washington.
Dr. Mendrey designs personalized care plans that help patients end their dependence on opioids, alcohol, and benzodiazepine medications. Utilizing clinically proven methods, she medically supervises and eases withdrawal symptoms during detox from addictive substances. Through a partnership with the Coleman Institute, Dr. Mendrey offers accelerated detox programs to qualifying patients.
Dr. Mendrey serves as medical director and attending physician at The Clearing, a non-12-step rehab program. She designs detailed recovery support plans for all her patients, recommending both 12-step and non-12-step programs, and mental health services to provide maximum support during the long-term recovery process.
Dr. Mendrey obtained her medical degree from the Oregon Health Sciences University School of Medicine in Portland. She completed her residency in family medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles. Since then, Dr. Mendrey has served as director of a health clinic, a birthing center, and an emergency room, and served in the United States Army Reserve, gaining experience in tropical medicine.
She is board-certified in family medicine by the American Board of Family Medicine and in addiction medicine by the American Board of Preventive Medicine.
Away from the office, Dr. Mendrey enjoys spending time with family, gardening, and skiing.