Richard P. Amar, MD

Staff Addiction Psychiatrist

Dr. Richard Amar joined Talbott Recovery as a Staff Addiction Psychiatrist in 2011. He obtained his medical degree from MCP-Hahnemann University School of Medicine and completed his general psychiatry residency at Emory University School of Medicine followed by an addiction psychiatry fellowship. Prior to joining the Talbott staff, Dr. Amar worked with veterans for eight years at the Atlanta Veterans Affairs Medical Center, where he was the Medical Director of the evening IOP and the STaR (Substance Abuse, Trauma, and Recovery) Program. His certifications include the American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology, the American Board of Addiction Medicine and the Medical Review Officer Certification Council.

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