Edward V. Nunes, MD

Expertise in: 
General Psychiatry / Psychology, Depression, Anxiety Disorders
Board Certifications: 
Addiction Psychiatry, Psychiatry
Accepting New Patients

Overview

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

General Psychiatry / Psychology, Depression, Anxiety Disorders, Alcoholism, Substance Use, Depression, Alcohol Use Disorders, Opioid Use Disorders

Academic Appointments

  • Professor of Psychiatry at CUMC

Dr. Nunes is a Professor of Psychiatry, and Principal Investigator of the Greater New York Node of the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) clinical Trials Network as well as other NIDA funded studies on behavioral and medication treatments for substance dependence and related psychiatric disorders. Interests and ongoing studies include treatments for cocaine dependence in general, heroin and other opioid dependence, for nicotine dependence in general, and for addicted patients with co-occurring psychiatric disorders including depression, and post-traumatic stress disorder. Types of treatment under study include medication treatments (naltrexone, buprenorphine, mirtazapine) as well as behavioral and psychotherapeutic approaches and computer-delivered treatments. Dr. Nunes also studies the challenges involved in implementing evidence-based treatments for substance use disorders in real-world community-based treatments settings. Dr. Nunes also serves on the American Board of Addiction Medicine, Co-Chair of the Columbia/ New York State Psychiatric Institute’s Institutional Review Board, and has been appointed to the National Advisory Council on Drug Abuse.

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia

Gender

  • Male

Schedule an Appointment

Phone Appointments

New and Existing Patients:
212-579-0339

Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • University of Connecticut School of Medicine
  • Internship: St. Elizabeth's Medical Center, Boston
  • Residency: Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, NY
  • Fellowship: New York State Psychiatric Institute

Board Certifications

  • Addiction Psychiatry
  • Psychiatry
America's Top Doctor
NY Top Doctor

Research

Grants

FY 2018 OPIOID STATE TARGETED RESPONSE TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE (STR TA) (Federal Gov)

Feb 1 2018 - Jan 31 2020

PROVIDERS CLINICAL SUPPORT SYSTEM FOR MEDICATION ASSISTED TREATMENT (PCSS-MAT) - TRAINING AND IMPLEMENTATION (Federal Gov)

Aug 1 2016 - Jul 31 2019

TRAINING MEDICAL AND DENTAL STUDENTS IN SBIRT (Federal Gov)

Sep 30 2015 - Sep 29 2018

CLINICAL TRIALS NETWORK: GREATER NEW YORK NODE (CTN-0051) (Federal Gov)

Jun 1 2017 - May 31 2018

CLINICAL TRIALS NETWORK: GREATER NEW YORK NODE (CTN-0068) (Federal Gov)

Jun 1 2017 - May 31 2018

DRUG ABUSE TREATMENT DEVELOPMENT AND RESEARCH MENTORING (Federal Gov)

May 1 2007 - Apr 30 2018

RISK AND BENEFITS OF OVERDOSE EDUCATION AND NALOXONE PRESCRIBING TO HEROIN USERS (Federal Gov)

Sep 15 2014 - Feb 28 2018

A GAME-BASED INTERVENTION FOR OPIOID USE DISORDER (Private)

Jul 1 2017 - Dec 31 2017

RISK AND BENEFITS OF OVERDOSE EDUCATION AND NALOXONE PRESCRIBING TO HEROIN USERS (Federal Gov)

Sep 15 2014 - Aug 31 2017