Dr. Lee Tannenbaum

BACA’s founder, Dr. Lee Tannenbaum, is an addiction specialist certified by the American Board of Addiction Medicine. As one of a small number of physicians nationwide with this certification, he is uniquely qualified to treat all forms of addictive disorders using state of the art theories and medications. Dr. Tannenbaum also serves as a medical and addictions consultant at the Phoenix Recovery Center in Edgewood, Maryland. Dr. Tannenbaum graduated cum laude from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine in 1988 and was chief resident at Forbes Family Practice Residency in Monroeville, Pennsylvania. He is also board certified in family medicine by the American Board of Family Medicine and was a family practitioner and proprietor of a private group practice in Bel Air, Maryland for 14 years before deciding to focus solely on addiction medicine. Dr. Tannenbaum is a member of the American Society of Addiction Medicine, the Harford County Medical Society, and MedChi, the Maryland State Medical Society.


Your call to the Bel Air Center for Addictions will be answered by Brenda. She will schedule your appointments, answer your questions, and help you in any way that she can. You can reach her after hours and on weekends. When you call she will understand that this is not where you thought you would be in your life. You may have a job you’re trying to keep, bills to pay, or a family and children who need you. She has worked in the area of addictions for several years and has found it to be one of the most rewarding fields in medicine. She really enjoys seeing how much better our patients look and feel when they come in for their follow up visits. Brenda understands the importance of this treatment in your life and she will be there in any way that she can to make it work for you.


A friendly face from the moment you enter the Bel Air Center for Addictions, Taryn greets patients during their difficult time and strives to make your experience as easy and comfortable as possible. With more than 14 years experience in the medical field and seven of those years in the specialty of addiction treatment, she believes in the Bel Air Center for Addictions. Taryn understands exactly how addiction problems can affect all aspects of a patient’s life and looks forward to helping you succeed in a treatment that will change your life.


Calling after hours? Debra answers your tough questions and solves unexpected problems that may arise when our office is closed. If you are seeking treatment for yourself or a loved one and have specific concerns that need to be addressed immediately, Debra is here to help. Rest assured all conversations, whether they’re held during regular business hours or not, are always held in confidence.