Bud Lile

Dr. Lile is the Chief Medical Officer for Red River’s parent company, Meridian Behavioral Health (New Brighton, MN).  As CMO, Dr. Lile is charged with driving enhanced clinical oversight and outcomes as well as world-class, evidenced-based care across the Meridian Behavioral Health continuum. He is Board Certified in Psychiatry and Addiction Medicine and is currently treating patients at Red River as a consulting psychiatrist.

Dr. Lile began his medical career at Texas Treatment Centers in Houston while he was an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Texas. He later moved to Vermont and worked in multiple roles including Chief of Addiction Medicine Services at the Rutland Regional Medical Center before moving to the Twin Cities. He received his undergraduate degree from Baylor University in Houston and his medical degree (MD) from the University of Texas in Houston.

When not working, Bud loves traveling, movies and spending time with family.

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