Addiction Physician. Medical Director, Kingsboro Addiction Treatment Center, NYS OASAS, Clinical Assistant Professor, NYU School of Medicine. Former Chief of Addiction, NYC Jails (Rikers Island). Former Harvard doctor. Passionate about nutrition, mindfulness, TV/film and Leafs hockey.
I am an internal medicine physician and addiction expert, Medical Director of NYC addiction treatment center run by the New York Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS). I am also a Clinical Assistant Professor at the NYU School of Medicine. As the former Chief of Addiction Medicine at Rikers Island jail complex, I led substance use treatment and recovery services in one of the nation's largest addiction facilities. Previously, I was a doctor to Boston's homeless population and faculty at Harvard Medical School. My mission is to educate and empower the public to make healthy lifestyle decisions through nutrition, mindfulness and addiction awareness. Learn more through my website, www.SpicesforLifeMD.com. I have contributed to Boston Herald Radio, and have been featured on Charlie Rose, CNN, WBZ-ABC Boston, Oprah.com, The Boston Globe and the Wall Street Journal. Follow me on Twitter and Instagram @lipiroy and subscribe to my YouTube channel!