Robert Douglas Bruce, MD, MA

Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases)

Physician Biography

Dr. Bruce’s interests reside at the intersection of substance abuse/dependence and infectious diseases, particularly HIV and Hepatitis C. Dr. Bruce is currently the Medical Director of South Central Rehabilitation Center which is the first Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) to become an integrated health clinic: providing addiction medicine (buprenorphine and methadone), primary care (including HIV and Hepatitis C treatments), and mental health treatment all in one integrated setting. Dr. Bruce has worked clinically in the treatment of HIV and Hepatitis C in drug treatment settings, jail/prison, and in mobile healthcare settings. Dr. Bruce has assisted in the development and implementation of buprenorphine in each of these clinical environments. Finally, Dr. Bruce has worked over the last several years training medical providers on evidenced based treatments for addiction and HIV. Dr. Bruce has trained clinical providers from Armenia, Azerbaijan, China, Georgia, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Lithuania, Malaysia, Moldova, Poland, Tajikistan, The Russia Federation, and Ukraine.

Patient Care

Accepts new patients? No
Patient Type:
Referrals: Not Applicable

Board Certifications

  • Addiction Medicine American Board of Addiction Medicine (2009)

  • Internal Medicine AB of Internal Medicine (2000)

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Contact Info

Robert Douglas Bruce, MD, MA
Office Location
135 College Street, Ste Suite 323
New Haven, CT 06510
Mailing Address
Yale School of Medicine AIDS Program135 College Street
Suite 323

New Haven, CT 06510