The Virginia Center for Addiction Medicine Congratulates Top Docs in Richmond

The Virginia Center for Addiction Medicine (VCAM) congratulates two of its doctors for being voted “Top Docs” by their peers in Richmond Magazine. Dr. James Thompson is featured as a Top Doc in “Addiction Medicine” for the second year in a row, while Dr. Sherman Master is featured in the “Adult Psychiatry” category.

Richmond, VA VCAM is the premier outpatient addiction treatment center in Richmond, Virginia. The institution provides a range of comprehensive mental health services specifically for individuals affected by substance use disorder.

Dr. Thompson is the CEO of VCAM, where he treats patients along with four other physicians. He received his M.D. from VCU School of Medicine back in 2004. He also completed his residency in Internal Medicine at VCU in 2009. His passion for treating addiction began before he completed his residency when he became a Resident Physician member of the American Society of Addiction Medicine. This paved the way for his vision of outpatient treatment to be accessible and affordable, to be realized at VCAM, a Richmond addiction center.

His inclusion as one of the “Top Docs” of Addiction Medicine by Richmond Magazine for 2017 and 2018 proves that Dr. Thompson is an expert in his chosen field. The accolade was selected by 1,054 professionals through an online survey. The publication sent 4,821 letters and 365 emails to licensed professionals as provided by the Virginia Department of Health Professions.

The following services are offered for addiction treatment from The Virginia Center for Addiction medicine: Drug and Alcohol Detox, Suboxone Medicated Addiction Treatment (MAT), Addiction Psychiatry, Addiction Evaluation, and Vivitrol. Medical detoxification at VCAM aims to be simple and cost-effective. The company aims to provide accessibility, long-term engagement, and integrated care that is focused on healing and recovery. The staff is trained to create individualized treatment plans to fit each patient’s care. The treatments are evidence-based, and include elements of counseling, and therapy, therapeutic communities, and advanced toxicology. The mission of VCAM is to help their patients regain control of their lives and break free from addiction.

In addition to the accolades from Richmond Magazine, VCAM is now in-network with the second largest health insurer in the U.S., Anthem, as well as Aetna.  Individuals who hold Anthem and Aetna insurance can now utilize their in-network benefits for the treatment of addiction. The insurers offer coverage for medication assisted treatment (Suboxone, Vivitrol), group therapy, and individual therapy.

Virginia Center for Addiction Medicine is located at 2301 N. Parham Road, Suite 4, Richmond, VA.

The company can be reached by phone number +1 804-332-5950, by email at, or through their website at

Office hours are from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Mondays through Fridays.

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Phone: 804-332-5950
Address:2301 N. Parham Road, Suite 4
City: Richmond
State: Virginia
Country: United States