Dr. Drew Pinsky, known to television and radio audiences as Dr. Drew, is the host of a variety of popular podcasts including the iTunes top-rated Dr. Drew Podcast, Dr. Drew After Dark, The Adam and Drew Show co-hosted by Adam Carolla and a live streaming show called #AskDrDrew where he answers audience questions in real time. In addition, Dr. Drew hosts the hit MTV reality television series Teen Mom OG (Formerly known as “Teen Mom”), Teen Mom 2 reunion specials and is a regular guest co-host on the Howard Stern Wrap-Up Show.
For several years, Dr. Drew hosted Dr. Drew Midday Live on KABC radio in Los Angeles and San Francisco. In addition, he hosted his own nightly show on HLN, DrDrew On Call (2010-2015,) where he attracted audiences and explored what makes people do what they do. Dr. Drew starred in the hit reality series Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew on VH1 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. Additionally, Dr. Drew hosted the nationally syndicated radio show Loveline where he took calls from listeners and answered questions about adolescent and young adults health and relationship topics for over 32 years. Loveline was a nightly television show on MTV from 1996 – 2000.
Dr. Drew has appeared in several feature films including Final Kill, Sharknado: The 4th Awakens, Bob and the Monster, Wild Hogs, New York Minute and more.
A much sought after guest on the talk show and news circuits, Dr. Drew has made many appearances on Ellen, Oprah, Rachael Ray, The View, Dr. Oz, Steve Harvey Show, Wendy Williams, Jimmy Kimmel Live, Good Morning America, the Today Show, CNN and the Fox News Channel.
Dr. Drew 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-
Dr. Drew 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. He then became chief resident at Huntington Hospital in Pasadena and was also an Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the Keck School of Medicine of USC.
Dr. Drew is a diplomat of the American Board of Addiction Medicine, the American Board of Internal Medicine and a fellow with the American College of Physicians (FACP). He has been appointed to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. Dr. Drew is also a member of the board for the Prostate Cancer Foundation.
In addition to maintaining an outpatient medical practice and an inpatient and critical care presence at medical hospitals throughout Pasadena and the San Gabriel Valley, Pinsky served over two decades as Medical Director for Chemical Dependency Services at Las Encinas Hospital, a free-standing psychiatric facility in Pasadena, California