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Dr. Drew

David Drew Pinsky (born September 4, 1958), best known as Dr. Drew, is an American board-certified internist, addiction medicine specialist, and radio and television personality. He has hosted the nationally syndicated radio talk show Loveline since the show's inception in 1984. On television, he hosts the talk show Dr. Drew on HLN, as well as the daytime series Lifechangers on the The CW. In addition, he serves as producer and stars in the VH1 show Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew, and its spinoffs Sex Rehab with Dr. Drew and Celebrity Rehab Presents Sober House. Pinsky is also Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California, former Medical Director for the Department of Chemical Dependency Services at Las Encinas Hospital in Pasadena, California, staff member at Huntington Memorial Hospital, and a private practitioner. Pinsky was born in Pasadena, California. His father, Morton Pinsky (1925–2009), was a physician. His mother, Helene Stanton (née Eleanor Mae Stansbury; born 1925), is a retired singer and actress who came from a "highly Victorian upper-middle-class family in Philadelphia". Pinsky attended Polytechnic

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'America's Next Top Model' Star -- Renee Alway's Family Pleads ... We Need Dr. Drew to Save Her!

'America's Next Top Model' Star
Family Begs Dr. Drew ... Please Save Her!

Family members of "America's Next Top Model" finalist Renee Alway are deeply concerned the model's in too deep with drugs -- now they want to recruit the big guns to help, like Dr. Drew or Oprah.… READ MORE >

Lindsay Lohan Intervention -- Michael Lohan Asked Dr. Drew for Help

Lindsay Lohan Intervention
Michael Lohan Asked Dr. Drew for Help

Michael Lohan recruited rehab mastermind Dr. Drew for his massive Lindsay intervention last week, TMZ has learned -- but Dr. Drew declined, believing he would accidentally sabotage the entire… READ MORE >

- 694 days ago
Octomom: Dr. Drew Got Me All Wired Up

Octomom
Dr. Drew Got Me All Wired Up

Just weeks after Dr. Drew promised Octomom free internet service ... to help the mom-of-14 take online classes and get a damn job ... the former "Celebrity Rehab" host has made good on his word.In… READ MORE >

- 1018 days ago
Dr. Drew -- Still On Call for "Celebrity Rehab"

Dr. Drew
Still On Call for "Celebrity Rehab"

Dr. Drew Pinsky hasn't permanently checked out of "Celebrity Rehab" -- the show is currently on hold ... but TMZ has learned, VH1 is keeping Drew on deck for a possible reboot.As we first reported… READ MORE >

- 1070 days ago
Attention Celebs:  VH1 Wants to Repair Your Screwed Up Relationship

Attention Celebs
VH1 Wants to Repair Your Screwed Up Relationship

Dr. Drew Pinsky is officially checking out of VH1's "Celebrity Rehab" ... but VH1 wants to keep rehab alive, so it's developing another show without the good doc.Sources connected to the show tell… READ MORE >

- 1075 days ago
Dr. Drew -- Conaway Did NOT Die From an Overdose

Dr. Drew -- Conaway Did NOT Die From an Overdose

Despite widespread reports, "Grease" star Jeff Conaway did NOT die from a drug overdose -- but rather his body gave out after long-term prescription drug abuse ... this according to Dr. Drew.Drew… READ MORE >

- 1209 days ago
Danielle Staub QUITS Stripping -- I Need Mental Help

Danielle Staub QUITS Stripping -- I Need Mental Help

Former "Real Housewives of New Jersey" star Danielle Staub says she has officially quit her new job as a stripper -- and has reached out to Dr. Drew Pinsky to help resolve her psychological… READ MORE >

- 1217 days ago
911 Call for Bai Ling at 'Celebrity Rehab'

911 Call for Bai Ling
At 'Celebrity Rehab'

Bai Ling's mysterious trip to the roof of Dr. Drew's recovery center led to a 911 call to the facility this evening ... TMZ has learned.Law enforcement sources tell us the call came in to Pasadena… READ MORE >

- 1289 days ago
"Celebrity Rehab" -- The Return of Steven Adler

"Celebrity Rehab" -- The Return of Steven Adler

If at first you don't succeed ... try, try again -- and with that idea in mind, Steven Adler is going back for another season of "Celebrity Rehab" ... TMZ has learned.Adler appeared on season two… READ MORE >

- 1290 days ago
Dr. Drew -- Charlie Sheen Has a Point About AA ...

Dr. Drew -- Charlie Sheen Has a Point About AA ...

Dr. Drew Pinsky -- the world's most famous addictions specialist -- says Charlie Sheen may be manic ... and possibly bi-polar ... but admits the actor made a point when he criticized Alcoholics… READ MORE >

- 1300 days ago

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