Dr. John Douglas, MD

Dr. John Douglas, MD

Addiction Psychiatry  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 40
Dr. John Douglas, MD is an addiction psychiatry specialist in New Canaan, CT. He graduated from Georgetown University and specializes in addiction psychiatry and psychiatry.Read his story

208 Valley Rd

New Canaan, CT 06840

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Dr. Douglas' Experience

Dr. Douglas' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Addiction Psychiatry
  • Board certified in Addiction Psychiatry and Psychiatry
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Douglas' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Douglas "Dr. Douglas is a board certified addiction psychiatrist and Clinical Director of the Outpatient Addiction Program at Silver Hill Hospital in New Canaan, Connecticut. The Outpatient Addiction Program is a six week intensive outpatient program developed by Dr. Douglas to help people struggling with addiction to any substance break the cycle of relapse and maintain their sobriety. Silver Hill is a nationally recognized non-profit hospital which focuses on treating both adults and adolescents struggling with addictive and psychiatric disorders. Dr. Douglas completed his Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship at New York University School of Medicine where he worked at both Bellevue Hospital and the Manhattan VA Medical Center. He completed his General Psychiatry Residency at Emory University where he served as Chief Resident. Prior to completing his training in psychiatry, Dr. Douglas graduated medical school from Georgetown University."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Douglas "In my private practice I work with patients to find the approach that works best for them to treat addiction, mental health problems, or both.  I offer psychotherapy for individuals, couples, and families.  In addition, I also conservatively prescribe psychiatric medications for both mental health and addictive disorders."

2  Specialties

  • Addiction Psychiatry
  • Psychiatry

2  Board Certifications

  • Addiction Psychiatry
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
  • Psychiatry
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

20  Conditions Treated

  • Addiction
  • Alcohol-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Cocaine Addiction
  • Comorbid Psychiatric Disorders
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Narcissistic Personality Disorder
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Marijuana Abuse
  • Nondependent Opioid Abuse
  • Opioid Dependence
  • Opioid Withdrawal
  • Personality Disorders
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psychological Disorders
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Dependence

10  Procedures

  • Couples Therapy
  • Family Psychotherapy
  • Group Psychotherapy
  • Individual Therapy
  • Opioid Antagonist Therapy
  • Opioid Substitution Therapy
  • Outpatient Opioid Detoxification
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychopharmacologic Treatment
  • Psychotherapy Services

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Connecticut.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • University Of California At Los Angeles
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Georgetown University
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Emory University
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • New York University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Douglas has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Douglas' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Douglas to family and friends
4 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

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Dr. Douglas' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Dr Douglas was caring and really spent time understanding my situation. He is sincerely focused on helping patients get better!
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Dr. Douglas is the best! He helped me so much and is very compassionate.
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Very arrogant doctor. Does not listen to patient. Just my experience.
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