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Michael I Fingerhood, M.D.

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  • Director, Division of Addiction Medicine
  • Associate Professor of Medicine


Addiction Medicine, Internal Medicine

Research Interests

Addictions; HIV

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Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

Appointment Phone: 410-550-2999
5200 Eastern Avenue
Mason Lord Building, West Tower, 5th Floor
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Phone: 410-550-2999 | Fax: 410-367-2442


Dr. Michael Fingerhood is an associate professor of medicine and public health at the Johns Hopkins University. His areas of clinical expertise include addiction medicine and internal medicine.

He earned his M.D. from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. He completed his residency at Johns Hopkins.

Dr. Fingerhood's research interests include substance use disorder, contingency management, hepatitis C and HIV.

He is a member of several professional organizations, including the American Society of Addiction Medicine, the American Academy of HIV Medicine, The Society of General Internal Medicine and the American College of Physicians. more


  • Director, Division of Addiction Medicine
  • Associate Professor of Medicine

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  • MD, Albert Einstein College of Medicine (1986)


  • Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center / Internal Medicine (1990)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine / Internal Medicine (1989)
  • American Board of Preventive Medicine / Addiction Medicine (2018)

Additional Training

  • American Board of Internal Medicine, ABIM, Internal Medicine (1989)
  • Addiction Medicine, American Board of Addiciton Medicine (2018)

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

Press K, Zornberg G, Geller G, Carrese J, Fingerhood M. What patients with addiction disorders need from their primary care physicians: a qualitative study. Substance Abuse 2016; 37:349-55.

Krawczyk N, Feder KA, Fingerhood MI, Saloner B.Racial and ethnic differences in opioid agonist treatment for opioid use disorder in a U.S. national sample. Drug Alcohol Depend 2017Sep 1;178:512-518. doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2017.06.009.

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Phone: 410-550-1134

Activities & Honors


  • Baltimore City Health Department Equity Leadership Award, Baltimore City Health Department, 2017


  • American Academy of HIV Medicine
  • American College of Physicians
  • American Society of Addiction Medicine
  • College on Problems of Drug Dependence
  • HIV Medical Association
  • Society of General Internal Medicine

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