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Anthony Tornay, MD

Betty Ford Center
Joined: 05/05/2011
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Anthony Tornay, M.D., Chief Medical Officer and a Director of the Betty Ford Center Board, joined the BFC medical staff in 1984. He is a graduate of Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, PA and is Board Certified in Internal Medicine/Gastroenterology and Addiction Medicine. His internship was at Duke University Medical Center, and he had a Residency and Fellowship at Duke as well as a Fellowship at Yale University School of Medicine.

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