Edwin Salsitz

Edwin Salsitz, MD



Internal Medicine, Addiction Psychiatry

Dr. Edwin A. Salsitz has been an attending physician in the Mount Sinai Beth Israel , Division of Chemical Dependency, since 1983, and is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Mount Sinai Icahn School of Medicine.  He is the principal investigator of the Methadone Medical Maintenance(office-based methadone maintenance) research project.  Dr. Salsitz is certified by the American Board of Addiction Medicine(ABAM), as well as by the Board of Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Disease.  He has published and lectures frequently on addiction medicine topics.

Dr. Salsitz is a course director for ASAM sponsored buprenorphine trainings, and is a mentor in the PCSS mentoring program, both for buprenorphine and opioids. He has co-chaired  the ASAM Review Course, the ASAM Common Threads Course, the ASAM State of the Art course and is a reviewer for the Journal of Addiction Medicine. Dr. Salsitz is the Co-chair of the ASAM CME committee and Chair of the New York Society of Addiction Medine CME and Education committee. He currently is the chair of the ASAM REMS ER/LA Committee.

Dr. Salsitz is a member of the medical advisory panel, for the New York State Office of Alcohol and Substance Abuse Services.


Addiction Psychiatry

Pulmonary Disease

American Board of Internal Medicine


MD, SUNY Health Science Center - College of Medicine

Residency, OB/GYN, Beth Israel Medical Center

Residency, Internal Medicine, Beth Israel Medical Center

Fellowship, Pulmonary Disease, Beth Israel Medical Center

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