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Austin, TX 78705


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13830 Sawyer Ranch Road
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Dripping Springs, TX 78620


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Carlos Tirado, MD, MPH

Founder and CMO

Dr. Tirado is Board Certified in General and Addiction Psychiatry and in Addiction Medicine. He is a recognized thought leader, innovator, mentor and clinical expert in addiction treatment and systems of care. Dr. Tirado spent the first half of his career in academia holding faculty appointments at the University of Pennsylvania and University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. He subsequently has developed and implemented hospital, facility-based and outpatient addiction treatment services, outpatient chronic pain management and primary care for addiction programs. His consulting work concentrates on medication therapy and clinical trials, health plans, peer recovery support, expert witness and medical board review.

Dr. Tirado is President of the Texas Society of Addiction Medicine and has been awarded research and treatment services grants from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Pew Charitable Trust and National Institutes of Health. He has published work in peer-review, trade and mass media publications and regularly presents at local and national conferences. He is currently appointed as Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the UT Dell Medical College and works with CARMAhealth providing primary care for addiction and related behavioral and medical disorders.


Professional Affiliations

American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry, Member
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Faculty
University of Pennsylvania, Faculty
SIMS Foundation, Advisory Panel
CareFlash, Advisory Panel
Austin Psychiatric Society, President
National Institutes of Health, Researcher
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Researcher
Scaife Family Foundation, Researcher
Betty Ford Institute, Researcher
Pew Charitable Trust, Researcher



Carlos Tirado, MD, MPH

Carlos Tirado, MD, MPH

Founder and CMO

Dr. Tirado is Board Certified in General and Addiction Psychiatry and in Addiction Medicine. He is a recognized thought leader, innovator, mentor and clinical expert in addiction treatment and systems of care. Dr. Tirado spent the first half of his career in academia holding faculty appointments at the University of Pennsylvania and University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. He subsequently has developed and implemented hospital, facility-based and outpatient addiction treatment services, outpatient chronic pain management and primary care for addiction programs. His consulting work concentrates on medication therapy and clinical trials, health plans, peer recovery support, expert witness and medical board review.

Dr. Tirado is President of the Texas Society of Addiction Medicine and has been awarded research and treatment services grants from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Pew Charitable Trust and National Institutes of Health. He has published work in peer-review, trade and mass media publications and regularly presents at local and national conferences. He is currently appointed as Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the UT Dell Medical College and works with CARMAhealth providing primary care for addiction and related behavioral and medical disorders.

Education

The University of Texas Houston Health Science Center

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Dallas

The University of Pennsylvania Center for Studies on Addiction

Certifications

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Board Certified American Board of Addiction Medicine, Board Certified

Specialties

Addiction Psychiatry

Professional Affiliations

American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry, Member
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Faculty
University of Pennsylvania, Faculty
SIMS Foundation, Advisory Panel
CareFlash, Advisory Panel
Austin Psychiatric Society, President
National Institutes of Health, Researcher
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Researcher
Scaife Family Foundation, Researcher
Betty Ford Institute, Researcher
Pew Charitable Trust, Researcher