Timothy K Brennan, MD
- ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | Psychiatry
- Addiction Medicine
- Hospital Affiliations
- Mount Sinai St. Luke's and Mount Sinai West
- The Mount Sinai Hospital
- Addiction Institute at Mount Sinai 212-523-8943212-523-8943
Dr. Brennan is the Director of the Addiction Institute at Mount Sinai West and Mount Sinai St. Luke’s Hospitals. He is also the Director of the Fellowship in Addiction Medicine Program at the Icahn School of Medicine Mount Sinai. Dr. Brennan has spoken at local, state, national and international levels about addiction policy issues, particularly as related to young adults. He is the co-editor of Lippincott's "Essentials of Addiction Medicine", and was appointed by Governor Cuomo to serve on the Medical Review Board at the New York State Justice Center.
He is a frequent contributor in the media regarding addiction issues and has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, CBS News, US News and World Report, and NPR. Dr. Brennan volunteers as a member of the Adolescent Advisory Panel at the New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services.
Dr. Brennan completed his Fellowship in Addiction Medicine at The Addiction Institute, a Fellowship in Medical Ethics at Harvard Medical School, and a Residency in Pediatrics at New York Presbyterian Hospital / Weill Cornell Medical College. He also completed an intern year in Internal Medicine at Georgetown University Hospital. He received a BS in Foreign Service from Georgetown University, and a combined MD/MPH from Tulane University School of Medicine and School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine.
He is Board Certified in Pediatrics by the American Board of Pediatrics and Board Certified in Addiction Medicine by the American Board of Preventive Medicine.
American Board of Addiction Medicine
American Board of Pediatrics
- Alcohol Abuse And Alcoholism
- Cocaine Use Disorder
- Drug Abuse And Drug Addiction
- Drug Withdrawal
- Opioid Abuse
MD, Tulane University
Internship, Internal Medicine
Georgetown University Hospital
New York Presbyterian - Weill Cornell Medical Center
Fellowship, Addiction Psychiatry
Mount Sinai St. Luke's
Won NIDA-sponsored Travel Award to give 3 presentations: “Opioid Addiction in Adolescents” “Ethics of Addiction Medicine” “Severe, Delayed Gamma Hydroxybutyric Avid Induced Pyschosis and Amnesia”
International Society of Addiction Medicine – Yokohama, Japan
Employee of the Month Award
New York Presbyterian Hospital
Excellence in Pediatric Medical Education Award
Weill Cornell Medical College
5/2016 (In Review) Pocket Guide to Addiction Assessment and Treatment American Psychiatric Publishing Authored Chapter: Tobacco.;.
5/2015 Principles of Addiction Medicine: The Essentials Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins Editor.;.
5/2015 Principles of Addiction Medicine: The Essentials, Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins Chapter Editor: Ethics .;.
1/2015 The Behavioral Addictions Casebook: American Psychiatric Publishing Authored chapter: Internet Addiction.;.
2/2014 The Addiction Casebook: American Psychiatric Publishing Authored chapter: Cannabis Use Disorders.;.
09/2013 The Intima: A Journal of Narrative Medicine – Fall 2013 Issue Sole author: “To Shred or Not To Shred: Ethical Choices in the Substance Abuse Rehab Center”.;.
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