Patrick Gerard O'Connor MD, MPH, FACP

Professor of Medicine (General Medicine); Section Chief, General Medicine

Departments & Organizations

Yale Medical Group

LCME Medical Students Subcommittee

Office of Student Research

DAHRSSBIRT Training in Yale Residency ProgramsInternal Medicine: General Internal Medicine: Primary Care Center, Yale-New Haven Hospital, Addiction Medicine; Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars Program

Research Interests

Interface between primary care and substance abuse more...


  • M.D., Albany Medical College, 1982
  • M.P.H., Yale University School of Medicine, 1988

Selected Publications

  • O’Connor, PG. Brief Interventions for Problem Drinking: Another Piece of the Puzzle. Annals of Internal Medicine. 2007 146(3):223-225.
  • Martell BA, O’Connor PG, Kerns RD, Becker WC, Morales KH, Kosten TR, and Fiellin DA. Systematic Review: Opioid treatment for chronic back pain: prevalence, efficacy and association with addiction. Annals of Internal Medicine. 2007 146:116-127.
  • Sledge, WH, Brown, KE, Levine, JM, Fiellin, DA, Chawarski, M, White, WD, O’Connor, PG. A Randomized Trial of Primary Intensive Care to Reduce Hospital Admissions in Patients with High Utilization of Inpatient Services. Disease Management. 2006 9(6)328-338.



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