Dr. Amer Raheemullah, MD, is Clinical Assistant Professor at Stanford University School of Medicine and Director of the Addiction Medicine Consult Service at Stanford Hospital. He is board-certified in Internal Medicine and Addiction Medicine and has a special interest in developing methods to increase access to basic addiction treatment, through hospital settings, telehealth digital solutions, and criminal justice settings.
He was born and raised in the Chicagoland area and pursued his undergraduate degree in Economics at the University of Illinois. He worked within the jails and prisons to provide free education and addiction programs for years until completing his Internal Medicine training at the University of Illinois College of Medicine. He moved on to complete an Addiction Medicine fellowship at Stanford and stayed on the faculty to launch the Addiction Medicine Consult Service which offers addiction interventions to hospitalized patients by a team of addiction medicine specialists, peer recovery counselors, and complex care manager. He lives with his wife and two children in the Bay Area where he also helps design digital solutions to increase access to addiction treatment.
- Addiction Medicine
- Pain and Addiction
- Benzodiazepine Dependence and Tapering
- Internal Medicine
- Smoking Cessation
Clinical Assistant Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Director, Inpatient Addiction Medicine Consult Service (2018 - Present)
Fellowship: Stanford University Addiction Medicine Fellowship (2018) CA
Board Certification: American Board of Preventive Medicine, Addiction Medicine (2019)
Board Certification, Addiction Medicine, American Board of Preventive Medicine (2019)
Fellowship, Stanford University School of Medicine, Addiction Medicine (2018)
Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine (2017)
Residency, University of Illinois College of Medicine, Internal Medicine (2017)
Internship, University of Illinois College of Medicine (2014)