One of the most listened to doctors in America, Dr. Drew is the host of the nationally syndicated radio show Loveline where he has been taking calls from listeners since 1984. He hosted Dr.Drew on HLN from December 2010 until September 22, 2016. He also hosted Dr. Drew’s Lifechangers on the CW in the fall of 2011.
Many people do not know that Dr. Drew is a practicing physician who is board certified in internal and addiction medicine, still runs a private practice, is on staff at Huntington Memorial Hospital and is Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the Keck USC School of Medicine.
Dr. Drew and Vh1 teamed up for the first reality TV series to depict the process of overcoming addiction. Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew was critically acclaimed by the addiction community for pulling back the veil of secrecy about what goes on in rehabilitation programs. Sober House chronicled the sober living process, and Sex Rehab with Dr. Drew looked at the struggles and treatment of those dealing with serious sex addictions.
Using the media to deliver information, Dr. Drew often appears on national and international television and radio to talk about sex, relationships, and addiction. He frequently guest hosted for CNN’s Larry King Live and is a regular contributor on CNN. Dr. Drew has stopped in to visit Oprah, Ellen, Jimmy Kimmel, Craig Ferguson, Conan O’Brien, and Chelsea Lately to name a few. He has been profiled in GQ, Rolling Stone, Playboy, and Muscle & Fitness and was named one of the top 10 Real Sexiest Men by O Magazine, and one of the top 10 Silver Foxes by OK Magazine.
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-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.
After receiving his undergraduate degree from Amherst College and his M.D. from the University of Southern California, School of Medicine, Dr. Drew continued with USC for his residency. He then became chief resident at Huntington Hospital in Pasadena. Dr. Drew’s professional activities in the medical field are numerous. He is a member of the American College of Physicians, the American Medical Association, the American Society of Addiction Medicine, the California Medical Association, the American Society of Internal Medicine, Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society and Fellow with the American College of Physicians (FACP.)
Dr. Drew enjoys playing sports, working out and spending time with his wife Susan and their triplets.