Affiliated Senior Research Scientist
M.D., Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons
Dr. Fishman is board certified in addiction psychiatry and addiction medicine. He is a member of the Psychiatry faculty of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and Medical Director of Maryland Treatment Centers.
Dr Fishman leads Maryland Treatment Centers, a regional behavioral health care provider, which includes Mountain Manor Treatment Center in Baltimore for adolescents, Mountain Manor Treatment Center in Emmitsburg MD for adults, as well as several other inpatient and outpatient programs. In that role he has been involved in development and implementation of innovative programming in addiction and co-occurring disorder treatment. His clinical specialties include treatment of drug-involved and dual-diagnosis adolescents, opioid dependence in adolescents and adults, and addiction with co-morbid pain. His research work has focused on models of care and treatment outcomes in adolescent addictions, in particular opioid dependence.
Dr. Fishman served as a co-editor for the most recent edition of ASAM’s Patient Placement Criteria (PPC 2-R), and served as the chief editor for the ASAM PPC Supplement on Pharmacotherapies for Alcohol Use Disorders. He is the chair of the Treatment Criteria Committee for ASAM. He is the President (2010-12) of the Maryland Society of Addiction Medicine.