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Candace McDaniel, DO, MRO, EdD.

Dr. Candace McDaniel is a licensed Osteopathic Physician in both Oklahoma and Texas. She received her medical degree from Oklahoma State University in 1996. She also holds a doctorate degree in education from the University of Tulsa, a master’s degree in psychology from Texas Christian University, a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Southern Methodist University, a bachelor’s degree in biology from Northeastern State University in Oklahoma and an associate of science degree in chemistry from Tulsa County College. In 1970, she graduated from Highland Park High School, Dallas, Texas.

Dr. McDaniel began her own addiction medicine and family practice clinic in 2003, the Anti-Aging and Longevity Center of Texas, P.A. The practice is a state and federally accredited comprehensive substance abuse treatment center. In 2011, Dr. McDaniel’s clinic was selected as one of the top five in the nation for patient safety by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. Her clinic was one of five clinics featured in DVDs produced for clinician training and patient education that were distributed to the other 1,600 addiction clinics nationwide.

Dr. McDaniel served as medical director and program physician for the Denton Brentwood addition clinic and also served as back-up physician for two Brentwood clinics in Ft. Worth, Texas, from 2000 through 2002.

Dr. McDaniel trained as an addiction medicine program physician under J. Thomas Payte, M.D., in his Dallas clinics and as a back-up physician for his San Antonio clinics from 1998 through 2003.

Dr. McDaniel has four grown children: a surgeon, a chemist, a social worker, and a writer. She is married to Dr. Reg McDaniel. They live on a five-acre farm with horses, goats, dogs, a bird and a cat.

Compliance History: Dr. McDaniel served as program director at the North Texas Rehabilitation Center on 321 Colorado Blvd. in Dallas, Texas, from September 1998 to March 1999. She served as program physician for the Plano Road Clinic in Garland, Texas, in April and May 1999. She was program physician for the J. Thomas Payte at Market Center Clinic from April 1999 to February 28, 2003. Dr. McDaniel also served as medical director and program physician for the Brentwood Clinic of Denton, Texas, from November 2000 to October of 2002. She currently serves as medical director and program physician at the Anti-Aging and Longevity Center of Texas, PA, Dallas, Texas. These five clinics have not had any major compliance violations while under her medical direction.

Competency: Dr. McDaniel has had no malpractice lawsuits in my medical career to date. She has 14 years of service as a program physician and 11 years as a medical director in narcotic treatment programs and addiction medicine.
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