Our team

Drug and alcohol addiction is a brain disease, that’s why we treat it with the importance and expertise it demands. Count on us to get you through every step of the way with support, a high level of comfort, and lead by specialists who know the journey.

Dr. Timothy Huckaby

Dr. Timothy Huckaby

Medical Director

Dr. Timothy Huckaby, medical director for Orlando Recovery Center, is a clinical expert, and a triple board-certified physician in pain medicine, addiction medicine and anesthesiology. A graduate of the Louisiana State University School of Medicine, Dr. Huckaby completed his residency in anesthesiology at LSU and received additional training at Brigham and Women’s, Harvard Medical School, prior to completing his addiction medicine fellowship at the University of Florida. Dr. Huckaby serves as the president of the Florida Society of Addiction Medicine and has been the chairman of committees for the International Doctors of Alcoholics Anonymous.

Dr. Jennyffer Miller

Associate Medical Director

Dr. Miller is a board-certified adult psychiatrist specializing in psychiatry with a focus on pharmacology, addiction, public psychiatry and psychodynamic psychotherapy. She is experienced in treating people at all levels of care. She promotes a holistic approach to addiction treatment.

James “Buck” Ruyan

Executive Director

James D. Buck Runyan leads the operations of Orlando Recovery Center by developing key staff competencies and overseeing each department within the facility. He has worked as a therapist and administrator at each level of care, providing a unique understanding of client needs and development for staff.

Doug Paul

Clinical Director

Doug Paul has been providing treatment for substance use disorders since 2007. At Orlando Recovery Center, he directs all clinical operations on-site, along with programming at Maitland Outpatient and Next Step Village, a nearby sober living community. His dedicated leadership and advocacy for mental health enable him to provide quality care for patients while fostering learning and development opportunities for staff.

Melissa Browning

Director of Nursing

Melissa Browning oversees Orlando Recovery Center’s nurses and behavioral health technicians, while ensuring state and federal compliance for quality patient care. As an experienced registered nurse and leader, Melissa has spent more than 14 years helping people heal in a wide range of settings, including emergency rooms, medical intensive care units, neurological intensive care units, home health environments, and adolescent substance abuse and mental health units.

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