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Dr. Adam Newman (he/him)

“I love connecting with, and being present for, other human beings. Especially watching despair turn into hope.”

Clinical Interest: Addiction Medicine, Psychiatry Mental Health

Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Preferred Communication Method: Video Conference

Practice Model: GP Focused Practice

OH Region: East Region (CE/SE/CH)


Since obtaining his certification from the Canadian Association of Addiction Medicine in 2013, Dr. Adam Newman has been in private practice focused exclusively on addiction medicine and harm reduction.

Dr. Newman is the Most Responsible Physician for Opioid Dependent infants rooming-in with their mothers at Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC), the founding board chair of the Kingston House of Recovery for Women and Children, and a member of the Substance Treatment and Rehabilitation Team (START). He also holds an adjunct assistant professorship in Family Medicine at Queen’s University, with cross­ appointments to Psychiatry and Paediatrics.

He lectures colleagues, medical students and postgraduate medical trainees, and regularly supervises residents during clinical electives, in addiction medicine. He also acts as the supervising Addiction Physician for nurses, physicians, and allied health practitioners who are returning to work under a monitoring contract after being absent because of a substance use disorder.

Before 2013, he practiced full-scope medicine in Sioux Lookout and Kingston for 20 years.

Dr. Newman is married with two adult children.

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