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Department of Psychiatry

Douglas J. Opler, M.D., M.D.


Assistant Professor
Attending Psychiatrist, Consultation Liaison Service

Department of Psychiatry
djo91@njms.rutgers.edu
 

Clinical Info

Medical Expertise

Psychiatry, Psychosomatic Medicine & Consultation Liaison Psychiatry

 

Hospital Affiliation

University Hospital, Newark
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Insurance Participation

Insurance Participation: with Provider Number ( where applicable ) The information below is subject to change and should not be relied upon until after it is verified with the insurance company. In addition, psychiatric providers should be contacted directly for information on their participation with managed care and insurance companies.

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Biography

Overview

* Attending Psychiatrist, Consultation Liaison Psychiatry Service, University Hospital, 2013 to present.
* Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Rutgers New Jersey Medical School 2013 to present.
* Fellowship in Psychosomatic Medicine, 2013, Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center
* Chief Resident, 2012, Psychiatry Consultation Liaison Service, Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center
* Psychiatry Residency, 2011, Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center
* Doctor of Medicine, 2008, Downstate College of Medicine, State University of New York
* Bachelor of Arts, 2002, Gallatin School of Individualized Study, New York University

 

Education

M.D., 2008, Downstate College of Medicine, State University of New York
M.D., 2008, Downstate College of Medicine, State University of New York
B.A., 2002, Gallatin School of Individualized Study, New York University
B.A., 2002, Gallatin School of Individualized Study, New York University

 

Licensure & Certification

Medical Licensure
New Jersey

 

 

Publications

Relevant Publications:

Opler, DJ, Hahn, S; Chapter 12: Stimulants; In: Pocket Guide to Addiction Assessment and Treatment; Levounis, P, Zerbo, E, Aggarwal, R; 237-264; American Psychiatric Association Publishing, Arlington, Virginia; 2016.
Opler, DJ; A practical approach to interviewing a somatizing patient; Current Psychiatry, July 2017.
Iyer, V, Opler, DJ; Rare case report of contrast induced encephalopathy without supportive radiological findings; Current Psychiatry, Forthcoming 2017.
Punia, V, Opler DJ, Aggarwal, R; 8 tests rolled into a mnemonic to detect weakness in suspected conversion disorder; Current Psychiatry, September 2014.
Opler, DJ; Haldol Classic; The Journal of Humanistic Psychiatry, Volume 2, Issue 3:6-7, 2014.
Opler, DJ (April 2013). The Art and Science of Connection. The Einstein Journal of Biology and Medicine weblog. http://theejbm.wordpress.com/2013/04/15/the-art-and-science-of-connection/
Aggarwal, R, Guzman, S, Opler, DJ, Rottnek, M, Zerbo, E, Batista, S; Addiction: What CL psychiatrists need to know; Workshop presented at the 61st meeting of the Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine, November 2014.
Richmond, K, Benitez, M, and Opler, DJ; Unilateral auditory hallucinations associated with subjective unilateral hearing loss and a pinnal mass: a case report; Poster presented at IPS: The Mental Health Services Conference, October 2015.
Carlson, R, Opler, DJ, Park, A, Marcus, P, and Nicolson, SE; Two Cases of Tacrolimus-induced Psychosis Associated with Low to Normal Tacrolimus Levels; Presented at the 62nd meeting of the Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine, November 2015.
Nicolson, S, Opler, DJ, Matus, J, O’Dowd, M, Levenson, J; Humor as a Potent Tool for the Consultation Psychiatrist; Workshop presented at the 62nd meeting of the Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine, November 2015.

 

 

 

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