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  04/04/2016      10:00 am

The Dr. Pat Show: Talk Radio to Thrive By!: Free Refills: A Doctor Confronts His Addiction - A Memoir with Dr. Peter Grinspoon

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Dr. Peter Grinspoon

Dr. Peter Grinspoon


Dr. Peter Grinspoon currently practices as a primary care physician at an inner-city clinic in Boston and is on staff at Massachusetts General Hospital. He teaches medicine at Harvard Medical School.

He spent two years as an Associate Director for the Physician Health Service, part of the Massachusetts Medical Society, working with physicians who suffer from substance use disorders. Dr. Grinspoon graduated with honors in philosophy from Swarthmore College. Before medical school, he spent five years as a Campaign Director at Greenpeace, working on the nuclear free seas campaign. He attended medical school at Boston University School of Medicine. His internship and residency were in Internal Medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital.

Today he is proudly nine years clean. He lives in Newton, MA with his wife Liz Grinspoon, and his blended family.

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