Lou Parrott M.D., Ph.D., being both ABPN Certified and ABPM Addiction Medicine Certified, has been a Medical Director with Magellan since 2011. He managed Magellan’s commercial New Jersey and Pennsylvania business before becoming VP Medical Director for its Northeast Region in 2017 and later for expanded business Nationally in 2018. This expanded business included commercial, exchange, Medicare and Medicaid. Currently, he oversees all medical management and review activities across corporate behavioral health, as well as guidance regarding quality, customer, network, utilization, government, and stakeholder interactions nationally for Magellan Behavioral Health. Before joining Magellan, he was Medical Director at Crozer-Chester Health System, overseeing child, adolescent and adult outpatient behavioral health, as well as methadone and intensive outpatient (IOP) clinics, where he developed an Office Based Opiate Treatment program. Other positions have included psychotherapy practice, Crisis Response Center & Homeless Outreach Program attending, Appeals Consultant, and clinical positions at University of Pennsylvania and Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia. Dr. Parrott received his M.D. and Ph.D. through Case Western Reserve University’s Medical Scientist Training Program and completed University of Pennsylvania’s Psychiatric Residency & Clinical Research Scholars Programs.