Medical Staff

---> Deborah Frankowski, M.D.

Dr. Deborah Frankowski

  • Medical Director

Dr. Deborah Frankowski joined CAT in 2014 as the center’s first full-time dedicated physician, bringing with her a wealth of experience including 12 years of primary care practice.

---> Dr. Jeffrey Merling

Dr. Jeffrey Merling

Dr. Merling helps patients continue their recovery journey as a key resource in our Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) clinic.

---> Dr. David Williams

Dr. David Williams

Dr. David Williams is among the several physicians who work with CAT in the Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) providing patient care to those who can benefit from the use of medications such as Suboxone or Vivitrol.

---> Dr. Scott Woods

Dr. Scott Woods

Dr. Scott Woods is the associate program director for the Bethesda Family Medicine Residency Program.

---> Kat Engel, R.N.

Kat Engel, R.N.

  • Vice President of Nursing

As Vice President of Nursing, Kat provides leadership, support and education to the nursing staff as they provide the highest quality care to CAT's patients.

---> Kristen Wright, APRN, FNP-C

Kristen Wright, APRN, FNP-C

Kristen Wright joined the CAT team in 2018 as a nurse practitioner for Monarch Primary Care