Dr. John Douglas, MD

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Addiction Psychiatry | Male

Silver Hill Hospital 208 Valley Rd New Canaan, CT 06840 Get Directions
(203) 801-2231
Dr. John Douglas, MD
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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Dr. Douglas' Care Philosophy

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.

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Dr. Douglas' Performance
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  • Explains condition(s) well
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  • Answers Questions
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  • Time well spent
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Patient Comments (3)
Darien, CT |
Dr Douglas was caring and really spent time understanding my situation. He is sincerely focused on helping patients get better!
Norwalk, CT |
Dr. Douglas is the best! He helped me so much and is very compassionate.
Very arrogant doctor. Does not listen to patient. Just my experience.
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Dr. Douglas says...

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.

Dr. Douglas' Care Philosophy

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.

Dr. Douglas says...

Dr. Douglas often gives presentations at major national conferences and interviews for local media.  His clinical interests include the following:

  • Addiction to heroin and opioid pain relievers
  • Marijuana addiction
  • Emerging drugs of abuse such as synthetic marijuana and bath salts
  • Comorbidity of psychiatric illness and addiction

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

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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  • Addiction Psychiatry
  • Psychiatry

Conditions Treated

  • Addiction
  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • Cocaine Addiction
  • Comorbid Psychiatric Disorders
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Nondependent Opioid Abuse
  • Opioid Dependence
  • Opioid Withdrawal
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psychological Disorders

Education

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

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Addiction Psychiatry
  • Psychiatry

Procedures Performed

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