Eating Recovery Center Leadership

Expert Team of Eating Disorder Treatment Professionals

Eating Recovery Center was designed by an expert team of professionals whose diverse backgrounds span the development, delivery and management of effective eating disorders treatment programs for adults, adolescents and children.

Experience is a critical component of lasting recovery. Eating Recovery Center brings together medical, clinical and administrative experts to oversee highly integrated care for patients, as well as rewarding treatment experiences for families and referring professionals.


Ken Weiner
Ken Weiner, MD, CEDS, FAED
Founding Partner and Chief Executive Officer
Craig Johnson
Craig Johnson, PhD, CEDS, FAED
Chief Science Officer & Director, Family Institute
Emmett Bishop, Jr.
Emmett Bishop, Jr., MD, CEDS, FAED, F.iaedp
Founding Partner and Medical Director of Outpatient Services and Program Development
Philip S. Mehler
Philip S. Mehler, MD, CEDS, FACP, FAED
President, Eating Recovery Center
Founder and Executive Medical Director of
ACUTE at Denver Health
Susan McClanahan
Susan McClanahan, PhD, CEDS
Chief Clinical Officer of Eating Recovery Center, President and Founder of Insight Behavioral Health Centers
Ovidio Bermudez
Ovidio Bermudez, MD, FAAP, FSAHM, FAED, F.iaedp, CEDS
Sr. Medical Director - Childhood & Adolescent Services, Chief Education Officer and Executive Ambassador
Anne Marie O’Melia
Anne Marie O’Melia, MS, MD, FAAP
Chief Medical Officer
Carolyn Sanders
Carolyn Sanders, PhD
Chief Nursing Officer
Ralph Carson
Ralph Carson, LD, RD, PhD
Senior Clinical and Research Adviser
Jeana Cost
Jeana Cost, MS, LPC, NCC
Vice President, Patient Engagement
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Eating Recovery Center is accredited through the Joint Commission. This organization seeks to enhance the lives of the persons served in healthcare settings through a consultative accreditation process emphasizing quality, value and optimal outcomes of services.

Organizations that earn the Gold Seal of Approval™ have met or exceeded The Joint Commission’s rigorous performance standards to obtain this distinctive and internationally recognized accreditation. Learn more about this accreditation here.

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