California Medical Director
John A. Berger, MD is a family practice physician at Hillcrest Family Medical Clinic in San Diego, California. Dr. Berger earned his medical degree at the University of Minnesota Medical School in Minneapolis, Minnesota, where he graduated with honors in 1965. He then went on to complete an internship at King’s County Hospital in Brooklyn, New York, followed by a residency at the University of Minnesota. Dr. Berger is highly regarded in the medical community, and previously served as the president of the San Diego Medical Society. He currently serves as an assistant clinical professor at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine.
Arizona Medical Director
Michael W. Carlton
As the CEO and Founder of Phoenix Recovery, Dr. Carlton has admitting privileges at all the major Phoenix-based hospitals and can provide detox services when needed. Certified by the American Society of Addiction Medicine, Dr. Carlton has the knowledge to diagnose and treat specific problems and to manage addictive disorders, having cared for more than 25,000 individuals withdrawing from drugs and alcohol. Dr. Carlton completed his four year dual residency training in Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, and two years of a specialty fellowship in Medical and Industrial Toxicology. He has over a decade of experience in the treatment of addiction and has given educational lectures and seminars throughout the Southwest. Dr. Carlton has published numerous articles and has extensive knowledge in the fields of Addiction, Toxicology, and Medicine.
Chief Executive Officer, Founder
Myrna Steinbaum is the owner and founder of VeniExpress. She got her start in the medical field in 1989 as a Medical Assistant in an emergency room. She later transitioned to a medical laboratory, where she worked for 15 years as a phlebotomist, teacher, and manager. After realizing the need for a mobile phlebotomy company that could go to the homes of the elderly and others who have difficulty traveling to patient service centers, Myrna opened VeniExpress in 2010. She has since grown the company to be one of the most well-respected mobile specimen collection services in Southern California and Arizona.