​​Mark Publicke​r, MD PA LLC

About me

I have practiced Addiction Medicine for more than three decades. I am the Past President of the Northern New England Society of Addiction Medicine and Past President of both the Virginia and Pennsylvania Societies of Addiction Medicine. I am also a Fellow of the American Society of American Medicine and a Diplomate of the American Board of Addiction Medicine. I serve as the Editor-in-Chief of the American Society of Addiction Medicine Magazine. 

I am currently working with the Lunder-Dineen Health Education Alliance to develop and disseminate evidence-based education about substance abuse and addiction. Lunder-Dineen is a collaboration between the Lunder Foundation and Massachusetts General Hospital.

I am a passionate advocate for addiction treatment and a nationally known educator and have taught addiction medicine in China and helped develop a treatment program for drug-addicted homeless boys in Turkey. In 2009, I was named “Caregiver of the Year” by the Maine Hospital Association and Down East Magazine named me Maine’s “Top Doctor in Addiction Medicine” in 2014 and 2015.  I have just been awarded the American Society of Addiction Medicine's 2017 Achievement Award.

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Mark Publicker, MD PA LLC or @meddaddictiontreatment


I treat all substance abuse disorders, including alcohol dependence, opiate, cocaine, benzodiazepine, stimulant and cannabis addictions.

  • Buprenorphine treatment
  • Medication-assisted treatment of alcohol dependence
  • Vivitrol and other anti-addiction medicines
  • Medically managed withdrawal from pain medication
  • Conversion of methadone maintenance to buprenorphine
  • Assessment of pain and addiction
  • Adolescent substance abuse
  • Pregnancy and addiction treatment
  • Treatment of medical practitioners, attorneys and other professionals
  • Outpatient Detoxification
  • ​Interventions​

Specializing in the Medical Treatment of Addictions


1601 Congress Street 
​Portland ME 04102 
​Office Hours:
Monday-Thursday 9 AM - 4:30 PM

Friday 9 AM - 12:30 PM