Dr. Markus joined our team as Medical Director at Hotel California By the Sea-Bellevue in 2017. Dr. Markus has been practicing outpatient medicine for 34 years. Initially trained in psychiatry at University of Oregon Health Sciences Center, and later in primary care, he spent decades building one of the Northwest premier Integrative Medicine clinics focused on mind/body medicine. His interest in patient’s psychological conditions brought him to addiction psychiatry ten years ago. He was one of the first to build an accelerated outpatient opiate detox program for patients and later became medical director of a large NW based inpatient addiction treatment center. Dr. Markus brings decades of experience in medicine coupled with a deep commitment to the global health of patients dealing with substance use problems.