Nationally recognized psychiatrist, award winning author, and founder and medical director of Casco Bay Medical, Dr. Jeremy Spiegel performs medical marijuana evaluations in Danvers, Massachusetts, Portland, Maine, and for New York patients he performs medical marijuana evaluations online through a convenient and secure telemedicine portal. He treats opioid addiction with Suboxone in Maine.
A graduate of Princeton University and Dartmouth Medical School, Dr. Spiegel has been practicing medicine for 20 years. He is the recipient of numerous awards and accolades for his work in art history, psychological research, and writings on the arts and the human condition. He is the author of The Mindful Medical Student: A Psychiatrist’s Guide to Staying Who You Are While Becoming Who You Want to Be (Dartmouth College Press, 2009) as well as Art Healing: Visual Art for Emotional Insight and Well Being (Seishin Books, 2011).
Dr. Spiegel is a regular presenter at the Creativity and Madness Conferences in Santa Fe, New Mexico. He has been a frequent guest on live broadcasts of The Positive Mind on New York City’s WBAI 99.5 FM and was a staff psychiatrist at the Dimele Center for Psychotherapy in Manhattan. He has appeared multiple times as an expert on National Geographic Channel’s television program Taboo and Hardcore Hobbies. His podcast, Optimal Living, is available on our podcast page.
Practice Manager Ashley Rutherford graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences, coming to Casco Bay Medical with nine years of experience in the fields of emergency medicine, infertility and community health.
Ashley’s wide-ranging knowledge base, keen administrative acumen, coupled with her engaging personality makes her an invaluable resource for our clients.
Spiros Lazos, MD was born and raised in neighboring New Hampshire where he graduated from both Dartmouth College and Dartmouth Medical School. Dr. Lazos has been practicing medicine in York County for nearly 20 years. He brings his addiction medicine expertise to Casco Bay Medical.
Joyce Dolley, MSW, CADC received her Master’s degree in Social Work from the University of New England and practices as an alcohol and drug counselor. Joyce utilizes an array of therapeutic techniques and helps patients to establish or improve relapse prevention strategies. She believes Suboxone (buprenorphine) treatment with counseling reduces the likelihood of relapse, helps patients stay sober, improves quality of life and the chances of long term recovery.