Bernard DiCasimirro, D.O., Chief Medical Officer

Bernard DiCasimirro, D.O.

Chief Medical Officer

Dr. DiCasimirro served as vice president and regional medical director at Lucet before his promotion to chief medical officer. Before joining Lucet, he was the medical director for PerformCare, the behavioral health arm of Amerihealth Caritas. He also spent over four years as an Optum/United Healthcare associate medical director. In the early 2000s, he was the primary psychiatric consultant for the Pennsylvania Bureau of Program Integrity, working extensively with facility-based providers throughout the Commonwealth. His experience also extends to correctional psychiatry, culminating with a stint as the statewide psychiatric director for the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections.

Board certified in general psychiatry and licensed in Pennsylvania, Iowa, Arizona, Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, the District of Columbia, South Carolina, Louisiana, and New Jersey, Dr. DiCasimirro has worked in all levels of care in psychiatry and substance use for more than 25 years.

Dr. DiCasimirro holds a Bachelor of Arts from Franklin and Marshall College in Pennsylvania and graduated with honors from Des Moines University, where he obtained his D.O. Aside from a passion for healthcare, he has had a life-long love affair with theater. He’s been fortunate to act and direct for several small theaters near his home in Pennsylvania.

What He’s Happiest Doing When Not Working:

"Nothing makes me happier or teaches me more about being human than exploring the unique challenges of a group of characters and putting that message across to an appreciative audience. "

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