Meet Dr. Ashish Bhatt, MD

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Meet Dr. Ashish Bhatt, MD

Addiction Center's Medical Director

Dr. Ashish Bhatt, MD, MRO is a leading physician, addiction medicine specialist, and psychiatrist. He has been involved in medical and administrative leadership roles at numerous treatment centers and has helped guide the development of both public and private substance abuse and dual diagnosis facilities.

  • Certified Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in both Adult and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Board Certified in Addiction Medicine and as a Medical Review Officer
  • Served as Medical Director of Child and Adolescent Inpatient and Emergency Crisis Services
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Articles by Dr. Bhatt

Construction Of The Addiction Process: The Building Blocks

Ashish Bhatt ❘

Each individual has building blocks that make them more or less likely to develop an addiction, such as genetics and environment.

Positive And Negative Reinforcement: The Pursuit Of Pleasure And The Escape From Pain

Ashish Bhatt ❘

The reasons someone starts and continues using drugs depends on the individual, and may be influenced by positive or negative reinforcements.

Definitions Of Addiction: Historical Views Versus Today’s Views

Ashish Bhatt ❘

The definitions of addiction have changed throughout the years since the classification of substance use disorders began in the early 19th century.

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Latest Podcast Episodes

Episode 2 – What Is Addiction?

Addiction Center ❘

What is addiction? Breaking down our brain’s behaviors.

Episode 1 – Introducing Dr. Bhatt.

Addiction Center ❘

Who is Dr. Bhatt? Learn about his story and his mission.

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About Dr. Bhatt

About Dr. Bhatt

Dr. Bhatt is a Board Certified Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in both Adult and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. His expertise allows him to recognize various illnesses which occur throughout his patients’ lifespan. Dr. Bhatt is Board Certified in Addiction Medicine, as well as being a Certified Medical Officer. He has extensive experience in a variety of substance abuse treatment programs, psychiatric and co-occuring diagnosis programs for both adults and adolescents, and has served as the Chief Medical Officer for regional and national behavioral health companies.

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