Matthew A. Torrington, MD
Dr. Torrington is board certified by the American Academy of Family Medicine and the American Board of Addiction Medicine.
He is a distinguished fellow of the American Society of Addiction Medicine, a member of the Committee on Treatment of Opioid Dependence of the California Society of Addiction Medicine, and is a certified Medical Review Officer. Dr. Torrington also maintains a private practice focusing on the longitudinal disease management of addiction and pain.
Dr. Torrington’s clinical focus is the treatment of stimulant use disorders, alcohol use disorders, opiate use disorders, and pain.
As a participant in the development and implementation of significant research studies, he has served as Principal Investigator, co-investigator, and study physician for numerous clinical trials.
For over fifteen years, he has been involved in the clinical use, clinical research, and education of physicians regarding various formulations of buprenorphine.
In 2007, Dr. Torrington started a treatment venue in association with Common Ground Westside in Santa Monica, CA providing no-cost, low-barrier care to people with addiction issues.
Since 2016 when the venue was subsumed by the Venice Family Clinic, where Dr. Torrington has continued to support the effort, and provide care pro bono to those in need, while also delivering clinical instruction to numerous providers new to Addiction Medicine.
Dr. Torrington has contributed to many inpatient, outpatient and residential treatment centers providing a wide range of treatment to those in need.
His private practice is focused on helping those suffering with addiction and pain, and develop comprehensive individualized multimodal treatment plans that address the biological, psychological, social, spiritual and nutritional factors in their lives.
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