Douglass M. Burgess, M.D.

Assistant Professor
Department(s) of Psychiatry
Section: Addiction Psychiatry
University Health Behavioral Health Network
Education and Background

M.D. - Saint Louis University
Residency - General Psychiatry - Duke University Medical Center
Fellowship - Addiction Psychiatry - Medical University of South Carolina
Board Certification - General Psychiatry and Addiction Psychiatry - American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Meet Douglass Burgess

Specialties and Research/Medical Interests

Addiction Psychiatry

Selected Publications

Patkar AA, Lee JC, Musham A, Burgess DM. Opioid abuse. Online Monograph for Epocrates.

Stewart SH, Koch DG, Burgess DM, Willner IR, Reuben A; Sensitivity and specificity of urinary ethyl glucuronide and ethyl sulfate in liver disease patients; Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research; 2013; 37(1); 150-155.

Patkar, AA, Lee, JC, Burgess, DM, 2013. Medication for Cravings in Substance Use Disorders. In: Interventions for Addiction: Comprehensive Addictive Behaviors and Disorders. Elsevier Inc., San Diego: Academic Press, pp. 527–542.

2011-2015 American College of Physicians, Physicians’ Information and Education Resource. Editorial consultant for Alcohol Abuse Module.


2010 Lee JC, Burgess DM. Factors of attrition in a long-term residential treatment community for substance abuse. American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting. May 22-26, 2010