Dr. Christina Jones
The Healing Clinics Lake Charles
Dr. Christina Jones is the Medical Director for Lake Charles Addiction & Wellness Center, The Healing Clinics of Lake Charles, and the Medication Assisted Treatment Program Director for Imperial Calcasieu Health Services Authorities in Lake Charles, Louisiana. She also practices at Elite Medical Wellness, treating substance use and co-occurring disorders. She graduated Summa cum Laude from Tulane University and continued her education at Tulane School of Medicine where her interest in research blossomed. She has authored and co-authored multiple peer reviewed medical journal articles. She completed a two-year Research Fellowship in the department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at University of Miami- School of Medicine.After completing her fellowship, she moved back to New Orleans, only to be displaced by Hurricane Katrina. Dr Jones then found herself in Delaware where she concluded her training in Internal Medicine at Christiana Care/Jefferson Health Services where she served on the Resident Council as the Internal Medicine Resident Representative. She has a special interest in Addiction Medicine and has been Certified Buprenorphine Treatment Physician since 2009. She is dedicated to advancing medical care and dispelling the environment of shame for patients with the medical disease of Substance Use Disorder. She is currently the alternate ASAM Region 7 Director for years 2021-2025.Dr Jones has a strong medical background and has worked in various areas of medicine including complicated chronic medical diseases, pain recovery and research and medical marijuana. Dr. Jones helped create the medical marijuana program in Delaware in 2013 and was an approved medical marijuana prescriber in Maryland also. She is dedicated to advancing medical care and dispelling the environment of shame for patients with substance use disorders and using evidence-based alternative methods to treat medical diseases.