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Scott Teitelbaum, M.D.

Scott Alan Teitelbaum, M.D., F.A.S.M., - Background

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Scott Teitelbaum, M.D., received his undergraduate degree in psychology at Lehigh University, attended medical school at Rochester University and Connecticut. He led a major pediatric private practice for ten years before completing a postdoctoral fellowship in addiction medicine and another in child psychiatry at the University of Florida College of Medicine.

He joined the UF Department of Psychiatry faculty in 2002 and now serves as the department vice chair and clinical chief of the addiction medicine division and is the training director for the UF American Board of Addiction Medicine Fellowship Program at the University of Florida. His expertise includes alcoholism, chemical dependency and treatment of impaired professionals facing addiction.

Dr. Teitelbaum evaluates and treats impaired health and other professionals, and teaches American Board of Addiction Medicine/American Society of Addiction Medicine fellows, psychiatric residents and medical students. Through his efforts, UF Health Florida Recovery Center has offered evidence-based addiction evaluation and treatment which has been called the best in the United States by world-class experts. He has expanded FRC’s services from evaluation and hospital treatment to partial-hospitalization and long-term recovery programs.



Fellowship - Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
University of Florida

Fellowship - Other
University of Florida

Residency - Pediatrics
University of Connecticut

Medical Degree
University of Rochester

Board Certifications

Addiction Medicine


Honors and Awards

Dr. Teitelbaum is currently the President of the Florida Society of Addiction Medicine. He serves as the President and Board Member of the Florida Society of Addiction Medicine; Is an approved evaluator for the Professionals Resource Network (PRN) and the Intervention Project for Nurses (IPN); Is a Committee Member, University of Florida / Shands Teaching Hospitals Credentials Committee; Advisory Committee Member, Annenberg Foundation; and Committee Member, the ABAM Foundation / Addiction Medicine Residency Development (member in the development of a national training curriculum and criteria to establish and accredit residency training programs in Addiction Medicine).