Patrick Gerard O'Connor, MD, MPH, FACP

Professor of Medicine (General Medicine); Section Chief, General Medicine

Research Organizations


Internal Medicine: General Internal Medicine | National Clinician Scholars Program

SBIRT Training in Yale Residency Programs

Research Summary

Dr. O’Connor has focused his scholarly work on the interface between primary care and substance abuse. This has included research examining the transfer of substance abuse treatment strategies from “specialty” settings to primary care settings. His publications in this area include studies on the management of opioid withdrawal in primary care settings, opioid maintenance in primary care, and the use of naltrexsone for treating alcohol dependence in primary care patients. He has been active in medical education on substance abuse both nationally and internationally.

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Contact Info

Patrick Gerard O'Connor, MD, MPH, FACP
Patient Care Location
Primary Care Center, Yale-New Haven Hospital
789 Howard Avenue

New Haven, CT 06519
Mailing Address
Internal MedicinePO Box 208056
333 Cedar Street

New Haven, CT 06520-8056