Physician and Host of KABC’s Dr. Drew Midday Live.
Dr. Drew Pinsky is a practicing physician, Board Certified in Internal Medicine, and Board Certified in Addiction Medicine.
For over 5 years, Dr
Pinsky hosted his own nightly show on HLN, DrDrew
, where he attracted audiences and explored what makes people do what they do. In addition, Pinsky starred in the hit reality series Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew
which chronicled the struggle for sobriety and the cycle of addictive disorders of a group of celebrities. The sixth installment of the series Rehab with Dr. Drew
followed the real-life experiences of everyday people who are struggling with addiction as they undergo detoxification and treatment. Additionally, Dr
hosted the nationally syndicated radio show Loveline
where he took calls from listeners and answered questions about love, sex and relationships for over 32 years.
Pinsky is the author of the New York Times bestseller The Mirror Effect: How Celebrity Narcissism is Seducing America (Harper-Collins), and Cracked: Putting Broken Lives Together Again (Harper-Collins). Dr. Drew co-authored the first academic study on celebrities and narcissism. The study was published in the Journal of Research in Personality (Elsevier) and received worldwide press coverage.
Dr. Pinsky received his undergraduate degree from Amherst College and his M.D. from the University of Southern California, School of Medicine, where he remained for his residency. Pinsky then became chief resident at Huntington Hospital in Pasadena. He is a diplomat of the American Board of Addiction Medicine and the American Board of Internal Medicine. He has been appointed to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society and is a Fellow with the American College of Physicians (FACP). Dr. Drew is also a member of the board for the Prostate Cancer Foundation.