John Hardy, MD- Medical Director

Dr. John Hardy is a Distinguished Graduate of the U. S. Air Force Academy, class of 1988, where he earned his Bachelor of Science degree, with a major in biology, and a minor in Russian. He earned his Doctor of Medicine degree at the Oregon Health and Science University, graduating class of 1992. In 1993, he completed an internship in Internal Medicine at Wright State University, and in 1999, he went on to complete his residency training in Family Medicine at St. Louis University. Dr. Hardy served on active duty in the Air Force for 14 years in various roles to include Family Physician-Flight Surgeon, Chief of the Medical Staff and Chief of Aerospace Medicine. He ultimately started his current practice in Sellwood in 2010; Dr. Hardy is the founder and Medical Director of AMG Physicians LLC. Dr. Hardy is currently Board Certified in Addiction Medicine and Family Medicine. Additionally he is DATA-waived to prescribe buprenorphine-naloxone (Suboxone®) for opioid dependence. Dr. Hardy is married with five children/step children, and lives in Vancouver, WA. He enjoys Dragon Boat racing and golf in his spare time.

 

Stephen Cameron, MD

Dr. Cameron graduated from Hampshire College in Amherst, MA in 1986 with a degree in Biology and Psychology. He then graduated from the University of Washington School of Medicine in 1992. In 2004, while living in Juneau, AK, he began working in the field of Addiction Medicine at Rainforest Recovery Center. He loved the work and found many parallels between the issues that arise with addiction and the challenges that anyone faces while trying to live and grow in a modern materialistic society. Philosophically, he takes a harm-reduction approach to addiction and truly believes that freedom from unwholesome and self-destructive tendencies is completely possible, even if the journey is sometimes circular-seeming and non-linear. He joined AMG in early 2016, after five years working with Hazelden/Betty Ford as an addiction physician. He is boarded in both Addiction Medicine and Urgent Care Medicine. He has also worked with Doctors Without Borders, treating Tuberculosis in the Former Soviet Republic. In his spare time, Dr. Cameron is often found kayaking a local river, something he has done since he was eleven years old. In his twenties, he was a member of the U.S. Whitewater Slalom Team and, in 1990, published the book, Performance Kayaking. He likes to travel and be in the outdoors.

 

Joshua Leibovitz, MD

Dr. Joshua Leibovitz is a graduate of University of California, San Diego in 1990, where he earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Cellular Biology and Biochemistry. He then graduated from the University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine in 1996, and completed his residency in Emergency Medicine at the Oregon Health Sciences University. Dr. Leibovitz has been a practicing Emergency Room physician since 1996, where he continues to work part-time. He developed an interest in Addiction Medicine through treating emergencies related to substance abuse and addiction, and he is now committed to this specialty. Dr. Leibovitz is Board Certified in Emergency Medicine, and is currently DATA-waived to prescribe buprenorphine-naloxone for opioid dependence. He joined AMG in 2014. Dr. Leibovitz feels strongly that addiction is a treatable illness with medications such as Suboxone and Vivitrol being important tools to aid in recovery. He also stresses the importance of counseling, stress reduction, meditation and relaxation techniques, exercise, diet, and the use of support groups being integral to maintaining recovery. Dr. Leibovitz lives in NE Portland and enjoys playing music, surfing, traveling, exercising, and spending time with his family and friends.

 

Sounak (Nick) Misra, MD

Dr. Nick Misra is a medical graduate of University of Missouri – Kansas City, class of 2001.  He continued his internship and residency in internal medicine at UMKC, completing these in 2004. Dr. Misra then moved to Portland, OR for geriatric fellowship training at Oregon Health and Science University. After completion of his geriatric fellowship, he began working as a general internist / primary care physician. After six years, Dr. Misra left primary care and in 2012 took over as medical director of the RAM methadone clinic.  In addition to his duties at RAM, Dr. Misra joined AMG in 2013 to continue his interest in Addiction Medicine and recovery. Dr. Misra is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Geriatrics; he currently DATA-waived to prescribe buprenorphine-naloxone for opioid dependence. While Dr. Misra does feel that medications such as Suboxone and Vivitrol can be very beneficial tools in the path to recovery, he stresses that psychological and social lifestyle modification are essential for long term recovery. He also stresses the importance of open/honest communication, safety, privacy, and respect between patient and physician, so that a partnership can be made in setting and achieving recovery goals. Dr. Misra lives in SE Portland. He fills his free time with family and friends, music, art, dining, and exercise.

 

Steven Rosonke, MD

Steve Rosonke MD attended medical school at the University of Iowa, which is where he grew up. He completed his residency in emergency medicine at the New York University/Bellevue Hospital program. Additionally, Dr. Rosonke completed a trauma and ICU fellowship at Shock Trauma Medical Center in Baltimore, Maryland. Dr. Rosonke joined AMG in 2016. As an ER physician has witnessed first hand the opiate epidemic flood this nation. Dr. Rosonke understands that addiction can make you feel isolated, out of control, ashamed, and hopeless. Dr. Rosonke provides an environment that is supportive, non-judgmental, confidential, and empowering. Addiction is an illness that effects the physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual planes, therefore, Dr. Rosonke believes treatment must also address each of these planes. He uses a personalized and holistic approach integrating medication, meditation, yoga, exercise, and stress reduction techniques to guide you through the pain of addiction. Dr. Rosonke believes in the potential, the dignity, and the power of every individual no matter what their present circumstances. He wholeheartedly believes your addiction does not define who you are. Dr. Rosonke would like to support you in ensuring that you find health, peace, and meaning in your life, free of addiction. In his free time, Dr. Rosonke enjoys time with family, time in nature, meditation, yoga, kite-surfing, snowboarding, mountain biking, and fly-fishing.