Dr. Anthony Oparaji

Physician, MD

Dr. Anthony Oparaji is happy to join Blue Crest Recovery Center as the Medical Director as of July 2023.  In this role he brings over a decade of addiction care expertise and will oversee the provision of medical services in addition to supervising and collaborating with Nurse Practitioners and leading PEER review discussions with insurance companies among other things.

Dr. Oparaji brings a compassionate medical voice to practice and has been working with patients dealing with substance use his entire medical career.  He is a board certified in Internal Medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) and in Addiction Medicine by the American Board of Prevention Medicine (ABPM).  He graduated from the College of Medical at the University of Nigeria in 1992 and went on to complete his residency training in General Internal Medicine at Jersey City Medical Center (2000) and fellowship training in Academic General Internal Medicine at Mt Sinai School of Medicine (2006).

After practicing adult medicine in the office and working in the hospital,  Dr. O did an additional executive fellowship at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School to prepare for a specialized practice in addiction medicine.  He became board certification in 2014 and was recertified in 2023.

Dr. Oparaji worked as a staff physician with Pinnacle Treatment Centers and became the Medical Director at Serenity at Summit in 2019.  He has also held positions at Endeavor House North, Princeton Detox Recovery Center, and Alina Lodge.

Dr Oparaji resides in NJ with his spouse and kids and outside of medicine is interested in travel, nature photography and is currently preparing to become a licensed HAM radio operator.




Take The First Step Towards A Better Tomorrow

Yes, all information provided is kept confidential and once engaged in treatment; all aspects of treatment are confidential unless otherwise noted by a signed release of information.

We accept most major private insurances. If you do not have insurance, private pay options can be discussed.

At BlueCrest Recovery Center, you will receive a comprehensive multifaceted approach to treatment that includes both group therapy sessions and individual one-on-one therapy sessions based on your unique needs.

Yes, we offer both family support and education groups run by a licensed clinician as well as individual family sessions. Every family and every person is unique, our clinicians will work with you to determine the best approach to healing for yourself and your family.

BlueCrest Recovery Center will conduct an assessment, or level of care evaluation. The goal is to determine the appropriate level of care to meet the client’s individual needs and to provide a recommendation.

Yes, in fact clients with co-occurring illnesses tend to be very successful in our program. Every client that comes to BlueCrest receives a comprehensive psychological evaluation to determine what specific mental health needs they have. From there, a personalized treatment plan that addresses both the substance use and mental health concerns.

BlueCrest Recovery adheres to the highest treatment standards established by its accrediting agencies. BlueCrest is currently accredited by Joint Commission and   The Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities also known as CARF. These governing agencies certify that our services are consistently meeting rigorous treatment standards and to ensure the highest quality of care is always being provided.

Group schedules for all treatment days are outlined by a clinical curriculum that integrates a multitude of the treatment modalities we offer. Our therapists will conduct weekly individual sessions with each client. These one-on-one sessions most often occurs during treatment hours in lieu of a group session. BlueCrest’s clinical schedule offers comprehensive and diverse therapeutic approaches including, among many others, process (discussion) group, 12-step education/didactic groups, yoga and meditation sessions and life skills training.

Transitioning from treatment to independent living is a common relapse trigger. BlueCrest’s multiple levels of care are intended to gradually “step-down” clinical structure as clients build independence and grow their 12-step program. Clinicians and our Case Manager will assist in making any necessary aftercare referrals for continued care including but not limited to psychiatrists, doctors and therapists.