Yale University

Richard S Schottenfeld, M.D.

  • Professor of Psychiatry, Yale School of Medicine
(203) 974-7349


Dr Schottenfeld is an experienced clinician, teacher and clinical researcher who has focused on improving the efficacy, accessibility and availability of addictions treatment in the United States and internationally (in Malaysia, Iran and China.) In clinical trials and clinical epidemiologic studies, he has developed new programs that integrate addictions treatment and general medical services and has evaluated the pharmacological and behavioral components of different treatments for opioid dependence and other addictive disorders. In his clinical, administrative and teaching roles, he oversaw development of a multi-component drug abuse treatment program providing innovative ambulatory and residential treatment for addictive disorders and was the founding Director of the Addiction Psychiatry Residency Training Program and the drug abuse clinical research post-doctoral training program at Yale.