Dr. Drew

 

Physician and Host of KABC’s DrDrew Midday Live with Leeann Tweeden.

DrDrew Pinsky, known to television and radio audiences as DrDrew, is the host of DrDrew Midday Live with Leeann Tweeden on KABC radio in Los Angeles. In addition, DrDrew hosts the hit MTV reality television series Teen Mom OG (Formerly known as “Teen Mom”) and Teen Mom 2 reunion specials.

DrDrew delivers his wisdom on a variety of podcasts including the iTunes top-rated DrDrew Podcast, The Adam and Drew Show cohosted by Adam Carolla, This Life with cohost Bob Forrest and a health and fitness podcast with Michael Catherwood.

DrDrew 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. DrDrew starred in the hit reality series Celebrity Rehab with DrDrew 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 DrDrew followed the real-life experiences of everyday people who are struggling with addiction. Additionally, DrDrew 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.

A much sought after guest on the talk show and news circuits, DrDrew 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.

DrDrew 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). DrDrew 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.

DrDrew 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. DrDrew 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.  DrDrew is also a member of the board for the Prostate Cancer Foundation.

DrDrew lives in Pasadena, Ca. with his wife Susan.  Their triplets recently graduated from universities and are now pursuing careers in various fields.
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