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Domenic Ciraulo, MD

Domenic Ciraulo, MD

Psychiatry Boston, MA

Professor and Chair, Department of Psychiatry, Boston University School of Medicine

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  • 720 Harrison Ave
    Doctors Office Building Suite 914
    Boston, MA 02118
    Phone: (617) 414-1995
    Fax: (617) 414-1996

Dr. Ciraulo's Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Psychiatry: General Psychiatry, Addiction, Psychopharmacology
  • Clinical Interests: Alcoholism; Anxiety; Depression

Dr. Ciraulo's Faculty Appointments & Work History

  • Clinical InstructorHarvard Medical School
    Boston, MA
    Lecturer in Psychiatry (2002-present)
  • Lecturer in PharmacologyTufts University School of Medicine
    Boston, MA
    Assistant to Associate Professor (1684-1992); Professor of Psychiatry (1992-1996)
  • Professor and ChairmanBoston University School of Medicine
    Boston, MA
  • Psychiatrist-in-ChiefBoston Medical Center
    Boston, MA
  • Professor of PsychologyBoston University College of Arts and Sciences
    Boston, MA
  • Interim ChiefQuincy Medical Center
    Quincy, MA
  • ChiefMedical Center/Outpatient Clinics
    Boston, MA
  • ChairMassachusetts Medical Society
    MA
  • Senior ConsultantSouthwood Community Hospital
    Norfolk, MA
  • ChiefVeterans Administration Outpatient Clinic
    Boston, MA
  • Senior Consultant on Substance AbuseNew England Medical Center
    Boston, MA
  • Assistant Professor of PsychiatryUniversity of Connecticut School of Medicine
    Farmington, CT
  • Director of Inpatient PsychiatryVeterans Administration Medical Center
    Newington, CT
    Chief of Psychopharmacology Services (1979-1984); Staff Psychiatrist (1984-1987)
  • Director of ResearchDanvers State Hospital
    Hathorne, MA
  • Research PsychiatrisMassachusetts Mental Health Center
    Boston, MA
  • Psychiatric ConsultantCombined Hospital Alcohol Program
    Hartford, CT

Dr. Ciraulo's Education & Medical Training

  • Harvard Medical SchoolHarvard Medical SchoolFellowship, Psychiatry
  • Massachusetts Mental Health CenterMassachusetts Mental Health CenterChief Residency, Somatic Therapies
  • Institute of LivingInstitute of LivingResidency, Psychiatry
  • Georgetown Univ Sch of MedGeorgetown University School of MedicineMedical School
  • University of HartfordUniversity of HartfordOther Training, BS, Summa cum Laude

Dr. Ciraulo's Certifications & Licensure

  • MA State Medical LicenseMA State Medical License1977 - 2015
  • CT State Medical LicenseCT State Medical License1976 - 2014
  • American Board of Psychiatry and NeurologyAmerican Board of Psychiatry and NeurologyPsychiatry, 1980
  • American Board of Psychiatry and NeurologyAmerican Board of Psychiatry and NeurologyAddiction Psychiatry, 1993

Dr. Ciraulo's Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Woodward/White, IncListed in The Best Doctors in AmericaWoodward/White, Inc, 2012
  • Consumer’s Research Council of  AmericaAmerica’s Top PsychiatristsConsumer’s Research Council of America, 2012
  • American Psychiatric AssociationDistinguished FellowAmerican Psychiatric Association, 2012
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Dr. Ciraulo's Publications & Presentations

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Journal Articles

  • Benzodiazepine treatment of specific anxiety states.Shader RI, Greenblatt DJ, Ciraulo DA, Psychiatric Annals 11:30-40
  • Question the experts, disulfiram-MAOI interactions.Ciraulo DA, J Clin Psychopharm 9:315-316
  • Question the experts, buspirone-MAOI interactions.Ciraulo DA, Shader RI, J Clin Psychopharm 10:306
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Books/Book Chapters

  • Drug Interactions in Psychiatry.Chapter: LithiumPage 175 - 213
    Sarid-Segal O, Creelman WL, Ciraulo DA, Shader RI
    Editors: Ciraulo DA, Shader RI, Greenblatt DJ, and Creelman WL.Williams & Wilkins, Baltimore
    Edition 2,
  • Drug Interactions in Psychiatry.Chapter: BenzodiazepinesPage 214 - 248
    Sands BF, Creelman WL, Ciraulo DA, Greenblatt DJ, Shader RI
    Editors: Ciraulo DA, Shader RI, Greenblatt DJ, and Creelman WL.Williams & Wilkins, Baltimore
    Edition 2,
  • Drug Interactions in Psychiatry.Chapter: AnticonvulsantsPage 249 - 310
    Ciraulo DA, Slattery M
    Editors: Ciraulo DA, Shader RI, Greenblatt DJ, Creelman W.Williams & Wilkins, Baltimore
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Abstracts/Posters

  • Toxicokinetic dose-response models of mortality in toxicity studies.Neafsey P, Boxenbaum H, Ciraulo D, Fournier D, American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists Annual Meeting, Washington, DC
  • Age effects on benzodiazepine receptor binding following acute and chronic defeat stress in mice.Barnhill JG, Thompson ML, Miller LG, Greenblatt DJ, Ciraulo DA, Shader RI, American College of Clinical Pharmacology Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL
  • Benzodiazepine response and receptor binding following chronic ethanol consumption in a mouse model.Barnhill JG, Ciraulo DA, Greenblatt DJ, Faggart M, Harmatz J, American College of Clinical Pharmacology Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV
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Grant Support

  • Interdisciplinary Study Of Two Novel Anticonvulants In Alcoholism
    Interdisciplinary Study Of Two Novel Anticonvulants In AlcoholismNational Institute On Alcohol Abuse And Alcoholism
    2009 - 2012
  • Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy &Venlafaxine Treatments For Anxiety In Alcoholism
    Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy &Venlafaxine Treatments For Anxiety In AlcoholismNational Institute On Alcohol Abuse And Alcoholism
    2007 - 2007
  • Assessment Of Interaction Of Cocaine And Quetiapine (SEROQUEL)
    Assessment Of Interaction Of Cocaine And Quetiapine (SEROQUEL)National Center For Research Resources
    2006 - 2006
  • Assessment Of Interaction Of Cocaine And Quetiapine
    Assessment Of Interaction Of Cocaine And QuetiapineNational Center For Research Resources
    2005 - 2005
  • Neuroimaging Collaborative Study/Tiagabine
    Neuroimaging Collaborative Study/TiagabineNational Center For Research Resources
    2004 - 2005
  • CBT And Venlafaxine Treatments For Anxiety In Alcoholism
    CBT And Venlafaxine Treatments For Anxiety In AlcoholismNational Institute On Alcohol Abuse And Alcoholism
    2003 - 2006
  • Naltrexone And Acamprosate With And Without Challenge In Alcohol Dependent
    Naltrexone And Acamprosate With And Without Challenge In Alcohol DependentNational Center For Research Resources
    2001 - 2001
  • Naltrexone And Acamprosate W/ Challenge In Alcohol Depen
    Naltrexone And Acamprosate W/ Challenge In Alcohol DepenNational Center For Research Resources
    2000 - 2000
  • Assessment Of IV Cocaine Using Pharmacokinetic/Pharmacodynamic Effect
    Assessment Of IV Cocaine Using Pharmacokinetic/Pharmacodynamic EffectNational Center For Research Resources
    1999 - 2002
  • Sublingual Buprenorphine In Nondependent Opiate Users
    Sublingual Buprenorphine In Nondependent Opiate UsersNational Center For Research Resources
    1998 - 2000
  • Boston University Cru For Alcoholism Treatment
    Boston University Cru For Alcoholism TreatmentNational Institute On Alcohol Abuse And Alcoholism
    1997 - 2004
  • BZ Receptor Effects Of Prenatal Ethanol/Bensodiazepine
    BZ Receptor Effects Of Prenatal Ethanol/BensodiazepineNational Institute On Drug Abuse
    1990 - 1991

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