Emily Brunner, MD, DFASAM, an Addiction Medicine Specialist – Medical Director of Gateway Recovery

Get to know Family Practitioner, Dr. Emily Brunner, who currently serves patients in the Twin Cities, Minnesota area

Dr. Brunner is a board-certified family practitioner and addiction medicine specialist. She is focused on helping develop systems of care with low barriers to starting treatment and bringing attention to the importance of treating both internet gaming disorder and gambling disorder. Furthermore, Dr. Brunner is a Medical Consultant for Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation in Center City, Minnesota, a role she embraced in 2021. Dr. Brunner has a decade of experience in outpatient addiction medicine practice. 

Dr. Brunner commenced her educational journey with a Bachelor of Science degree in Neuroscience acquired at Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2002. She then obtained her medical degree in 2007 from the University of Michigan Medical School and completed her family medicine residency with the same educational venue in 2012. 

Subsequent to her training, Dr. Brunner received board certification in family medicine and addiction medicine through the American Board of Family medicine (ABFM). She is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians, Distinguished Fellow of the American Society of Addiction Medicine (DFASAM), as well as Region VI Director of the ASAM Board of Directors. She is also the immediate past-president of the Minnesota Society of Addiction Medicine. 

Dr. Brunner is a passionate advocate for stigma reduction and expansion of treatment options for patients with substance use disorders.

Learn more about Dr. Emily Brunner:
Through her findatopdoc profile, https://www.findatopdoc.com/doctor/876476-Emily-Brunner-Family-Practitioner

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