Casey A. Grover, MD. is a Monterey native, born and raised on the Monterey Peninsula. He attended medical school at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, and then trained in Emergency Medicine at the Stanford University/Kaiser Permanente combined program. Dr. Grover developed a passion for complex care management and substance abuse in medical school, which has continued in his current position as an Emergency Physician at Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula. He has performed several research studies on addiction, medication abuse, and over-use of Emergency Departments, with publications most notably in the New England Journal of Medicine, Annals of Emergency Medicine, The Journal of Emergency Medicine, and the Western Journal of Emergency Medicine. He is the director of the hospital’s Emergency Department care management program as well as the Physician Champion of the Monterey County Prescribe Safe Initiative – Monterey County’s prescription drug safety program.

More information about Dr. Grover’s work fighting back against the opioid epidemic with the Monterey County Prescribe Safe Initiative is available at: http://www.chomp.org/prescribe-safe/