I treat all substance abuse disorders, including alcohol dependence, opiate, cocaine, benzodiazepine, stimulant and cannabis addictions.
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
Mark Publicker, MD Addiction Treatment
1601 Congress Street
Portland ME 04102
Office Hours: Monday-Thursday
9 AM till 4:30 PM
Friday 9 AM till 12:30 PM
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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I blog at: markpublickermd.org