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Megan Elizabeth Buresh, M.D.

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  • Medical Director, Inpatient Addiction Consult Service, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
  • Assistant Professor of Medicine

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Dr. Megan Buresh is an assistant professor of medicine and public health at the Johns Hopkins University. Her areas of clinical expertise include addiction medicine, HIV, HCV and internal medicine. 

She serves as medical director of the Inpatient Addiction Consultation Service at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

She received her B.A. from Harvard University and earned her M.D. from Johns Hopkins. more


  • Medical Director, Inpatient Addiction Consult Service, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
  • Assistant Professor of Medicine

Departments / Divisions

Centers & Institutes



  • MD, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (2013)


  • Brigham and Women's Hospital / Internal Medicine (2016)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine / Internal Medicine (2016)
  • American Board of Preventive Medicine / Addiction Medicine (2019)

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

Buresh, M. Treatment of Kratom Dependence With Buprenorphine-Naloxone Maintenance. J Addict Med. 2018 Jun 25 [Epub ahead of print].

Graddy R, Buresh ME, Rastegar DA. New and Emerging Illicit Psychoactive Substances. Med Clin North Am. 2018 Jul;102(4):697-714

Buresh, M., Leite, L., Rios, N., Conley, A., Flys, T., Page, K.R. (2013) Feasibility of cell phone-based interventions to improve HIV services among foreign-born Latinos. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health. 4:661-9

Activities & Honors


  • William Welch Award, Johns Hopkins Medicine, 2012


  • American Society of Addiction Medicine
  • American Academy of HIV Medicine
  • Association for Medical Education and Research in Substance Abuse

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Recent News Articles and Media Coverage

Mobile outreach van helps treat drug misusers, WBAL, (Jan. 9, 2017)

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