David Marcovitz, MD

Director of the Division of Addiction Psychiatry
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Medical Director
Vanderbilt Addiction Consult Team & Bridge Clinic

Dr. David Marcovitz is an addiction psychiatrist at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and the Director of the Division of Addiction Psychiatry in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. Clinically, he serves as the medical director of the Vanderbilt Addiction Consult Team and Bridge Clinic and well as the Principal Investigator for the state-funded Middle TN Opioid Addiction Treatment Hub at Vanderbilt. He is also an experienced educator, delivering formal and informal didactics on various addiction-related topics to medical students, residents, fellows and colleagues, and serving as the senior trainer for Tennessee supporting the federally-funded Opioid Response Network to help build addiction treatment capacity across TN. Dr. Marcovitz’ teaching at the regional and national level has focused on models of collaborative care with internal medicine and other specialties and disciplines in addiction treatment in both the inpatient and outpatient setting. He has also presented at national meetings on novel teaching methods and outcome measures in addiction psychiatry. He has published on addiction education methods as well as research at the intersection of treatment of opioid addiction and community mutual help. He completed an addiction psychiatry fellowship at Partners Healthcare / Harvard Medical School while also completing an informal fellowship in collaborative care (“primary care psychiatry”). He is board-certified in general and addiction psychiatry.