Dr. Drew Pinsky is the host of “Dr.Drew on Call” on HLN. He joined HLN in December 2010. He is also the host of the nationally syndicated radio show “Loveline” where he has been taking calls from listeners since 1984.
Dr. Drew Pinsky is a practicing physician, board certified in internal and addiction medicine and a member of the staff at Huntington Memorial Hospital. Pinsky is also Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the Keck USC School of Medicine.
Pinsky starred in, “Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew” and “Sober House” on Vh1, which chronicled the struggle for sobriety and the cycle of addictive disorders. He can be seen in the 6th installment of the series “Rehab with Dr. Drew,” which is currently airing. Dr. Drew can also be seen regularly on “16 and Pregnant” and “Teen Mom” on MTV.
Pinsky 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.
Pinsky 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. Pinsky then became chief resident at Huntington Hospital in Pasadena. 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 Pinsky lives in Pasadena, California with his wife Susan and has triplets attending various universities.
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