Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Faculty Profiles
J Richard  Spatafora, MD

J Richard Spatafora, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Focus of Work

Bio

Doctor Spatafora is Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, and he supervises psychiatry resident trainees at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. He maintains a private psychiatric practice, seeing individuals both for psychotherapy and pharmacotherapy. His sub-specialty training is in Addiction Medicine, and he serves as the Medical Director of the National Football League Program for Substances of Abuse. In his clinical approach, he strive...[Read full text]Doctor Spatafora is Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, and he supervises psychiatry resident trainees at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. He maintains a private psychiatric practice, seeing individuals both for psychotherapy and pharmacotherapy. His sub-specialty training is in Addiction Medicine, and he serves as the Medical Director of the National Football League Program for Substances of Abuse. In his clinical approach, he strives to understand individual patients based both upon science-based knowledge and upon the evidence that emerges within the care of the specific individual.[Shorten text]

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Education and Certification

  • MD: Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine (1980)
  • Residency: Northwestern University, McGaw Medical Center (Northwestern Memorial Hospital) (1984)
  • Fellowship: Northwestern University, McGaw Medical Center (Northwestern Memorial Hospital) (1985)
  • Board Certification: Addiction Psychiatry, Psychiatry

Contact

312-915-0974

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