Fairbanks Names Dr. Darrin Mangiacarne as Medical Director

Fairbanks has named Dr. Darrin Mangiacarne, D.O. as its new medical director. Mangiacarne was the medical director at Virginia Premier Health Plan. He is board certified by the American Board of Addiction Medicine and the American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians.

Dr. Mangiacarne assumed his new position on June 22 and brings to Fairbanks experience with addiction and behavioral health services. Prior to his role with Virginia Premier Health Plan, Dr. Mangiacarne was an addictionologist for Pine Grove Behavioral Health and Addiction Services in Hattiesburg, Mississippi where he was responsible for the Women’s Center and Legacy Program. Additionally, he worked with the impaired health professionals program.

Dr. Mangiacarne is excited about his new role at Fairbanks and the opportunity to work with an organization that has served this community for 70 years.

“I am excited to join an organization that provides a full continuum of care for those who struggle with drug and alcohol addiction,” Mangiacarne said. “I look forward to working in an environment where the mission is to focus on long term recovery from the disease of addiction.”

Fairbanks President and CEO Kent Brown believes that Dr. Mangiacarne’s experience will allow Fairbanks to expand programming and continue providing clinical excellence.

“Dr. Mangiacarne is an excellent clinician and leader who is also very passionate about our patient population,” Brown said. “With the addition of Dr. Mangiacarne, Fairbanks has two board certified addictionologists on staff to serve our patients.”

Dr. Mangiacarne earned his bachelor’s degree in biology from Lycoming College, his master’s degree in public health from the University of Southern Mississippi and his medical degree from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine.