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Torin J. Finver

Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine
Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

Addiction, substance abuse, opioids

Torin J. Finver is an expert on substance abuse and recovery. He can discuss the opioid epidemic as well as addiction in relation to alcohol and other drugs.

As a doctor, Finver partners with colleagues in social work, psychiatry and pain management to provide the best possible care for patients suffering from addiction. He is also focused on using education to prevent substance abuse.

In his own life, Finver has recovered from addiction, and his personal experiences have given him a unique perspective on the far-reaching effects that addiction can have on individuals, families and societies.

He has been interviewed by outlets ranging from USA Today to The New York Times for stories tied to addiction, including America’s opioid crisis and the death of the musician Prince, who died from a fenatyl overdose.

CONTACT:

Torin J. Finver, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine and Director of the Addiction Medicine Fellowship, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo
Physician, UBMD Family Medicine
Medical Director, Horizon Health Services and Renaissance Addiction Services Inc.

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