Dr. Mario Stefan
Dr. Mario Stefan has been working as a medical doctor at The Watershed Addiction Treatment Program for eight years. He cares for the non-psychiatric medical needs of Watershed patients. Dr. Stefan received his early medical training overseas, and after graduation he practiced medicine in the Amazon jungle and learned invaluable lessons in patient care. When he came back to the U.S., he trained at the University of Florida in Jacksonville and obtained his diploma as a family doctor specializing in internal medicine. Dr. Stefan gets real satisfaction out of working at The Watershed, and he believes the treatment facility gave him a chance to change his perspective on what an addict is. Dr. Stefan sees addicts as the whole human beings that they really are, capable of change and healing.
Dr. Raymond Waters
Dr. Raymond Waters is one of The Watershed physicians who cares for the non-psychiatric medical needs of our patients. With both a professional and intensely personal understanding of addiction, his combined experience includes over 30 years of intensive medicine and surgery. After graduating from the University of Florida, College of Medicine, he completed residencies in general and thoracic Surgery and practiced cardiac and thoracic medicine for 27 years. His attention is now focused on the very special medical needs of recovering patients at The Watershed. He is a member of the American Society of Addiction Medicine, the Florida Medical Association and the Society of Thoracic Surgeons. Dr. Waters is dedicated to delivering the highest quality and compassionate care to every patient at The Watershed.