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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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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 >

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 >

- 1532 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 >

- 1603 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 >

- 1605 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 >

- 1615 days ago
Boozy Sebastian Bach Rips Dr. Drew - 'What a Quack!'

Boozy Sebastian Bach Rips Dr. Drew - 'What a Quack!'

A super-drunk and possibly stoned Sebastian Bach slammed "Celebrity Rehab" star Dr. Drew last night ... calling him a "quack" ... and ironically, it's all because Drew allegedly insisted Bach… READ MORE >

- 1682 days ago
Dr. Drew to Lindsay: Beware the Photo Shoot!

Dr. Drew to Lindsay: Beware the Photo Shoot!

Dr. Drew Pinsky doesn't think Lindsay's big photo shoot next week is a good idea -- telling TMZ, it's a good sign that her counselors think she's ready ... but "going back to work too soon is not… READ MORE >

- 1720 days ago
Uchitel Mourns Dead Fiance ... for the Cameras

Uchitel Mourns Dead Fiance ... for the Cameras

Rachel Uchitel made an emotional visit to a memorial dedicated to her former fiance who was killed in the 9/11 terrorist attacks ... and for good measure, she brought along Dr. Drew and a reality… READ MORE >

- 1792 days ago
Why Rachel Uchitel Ran From Rehab -- Dad's Death

Why Rachel Uchitel Ran From Rehab -- Dad's Death

The issue that drove Rachel Uchitel to run away from rehab had nothing to do with Tiger Woods -- instead it was an intense talk about her father's death.Sources closely connected to the production… READ MORE >

- 1826 days ago
'Apprentice' Star to Uchitel: Beg Trump to Take U Back

'Apprentice' Star to Uchitel: Beg Trump to Take U Back

Rachel Uchitel may still have a chance to redeem herself with Donald Trump after screwing herself out of a job -- but according to one savvy "Celebrity Apprentice" alum ... she'll have to get on… READ MORE >

- 1833 days ago

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