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Clark E. Smith, MD DFAPA

858-530-9112| https://recoveryworkssd.com

Clark Smith, M.D., DFAPA, is a nationally recognized expert in the evaluation and treatment of physicians, nurses, law enforcement officers and attorneys with alcohol and chemical dependency issues. Dr. Smith has worked extensively with the courts, professional licensing boards and the media to provide accurate information regarding chemical dependency and psychiatric illness treatment and recovery, while dispelling damaging and stigmatizing stereotypes.

After graduating from medical school at the University of Arizona, Dr. Smith completed an Internal Medicine internship and worked as an emergency medicine physician while completing specialty training in Psychiatry at UC San Diego. He was Chief Resident at UCSD Medical Center, Chief of Staff at Mesa Vista Hospital, and then founding Medical Director of the Sharp McDonald Center/Vista Pacifica Chemical Dependency Recovery Hospital, from 1989 to 2012.

Dr. Smith is board-certified in Addiction and Forensic Psychiatry, and also in Pain Medicine. He is past president of the San Diego Psychiatric Society, the San Diego Psych-Law Society, and currently serves on the California Psychiatric Association Judicial Action Committee. He is also an Adjunct Professor in Forensic Studies at Alliant University in San Diego.

Upcoming Events

September 2017

Intensive Outpatient Program

September 20 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, repeating until March 30, 2018

RecoveryWorks, 9820 Willow Creek Road Suite 295
San Diego, CA 92131 United States
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The Intensive Outpatient Program features: Diagnostic evaluation with Clark Smith, MD – San Diego’s leading addiction expert Intensive individual assessment and treatment planning with your primary counselor 3 evenings weekly for 6 weeks, designed to accommodate work and sober living schedules Integrated Family Treatment Program Outpatient Detox With Our Own Doctors and Nurses

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SMART Recovery Meeting

September 26 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until March 27, 2018

RecoveryWorks, 9820 Willow Creek Road Suite 295
San Diego, CA 92131 United States
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“Self-Management And Recovery Training” - an alternative to a 12 step program. Tuesdays 5:30pm - 6:30pm This meeting will not be held on national holidays.

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RecoveryWorks is just inside the North entrance.  Park on the North side of 9820 Willow Creek Road, on the upper level, nearer to the restaurants.

The South, lower level entrance will be locked at 7:00 PM.