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Dr. Drew Pinsky has surgery for prostate cancer

Dr. Drew Pinsky has surgery for prostate cancer

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 24 (UPI) -- U.S. addiction specialist and television personality Dr. Drew Pinsky revealed to People.com Tuesday he had surgery during the summer to treat prostate cancer.
Sam Champion, Robin Meade to host Daytime Emmy Awards

Sam Champion, Robin Meade to host Daytime Emmy Awards

NEW YORK, June 5 (UPI) -- Sam Champion, A.J. Hammer and Robin Meade will serve as hosts of the Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards show in Los Angeles, HLN announced.
Dr. Drew Pinsky says no more 'Celebrity Rehab'

Dr. Drew Pinsky says no more 'Celebrity Rehab'

PASADENA, Calif., May 6 (UPI) -- Dr. Drew Pinsky says he has no plans to star in another season of his California-set reality series "Celebrity Rehab."
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McCready is 5th 'Celebrity Rehab' participant to die in 2 years

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 18 (UPI) -- Mindy McCready is the fifth participant in the U.S. reality TV show "Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew" to die in the past two years, People.com said Monday.
$81M pledged during SU2C telethon

$81M pledged during SU2C telethon

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 10 (UPI) -- More than $81 million has been pledged as a result of last week's Hollywood telecast, the organization Stand Up to Cancer said Monday.
CBS orders more 'I Get That a Lot'

CBS orders more 'I Get That a Lot'

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 31 (UPI) -- CBS says it has ordered two more editions of its U.S. hidden-camera special "I Get That a Lot."

Pinsky, Brockovich probe Leroy sickness

LEROY, N.Y., Jan. 31 (UPI) -- Dr. Drew Pinsky, who hosts a cable TV show, says he has joined Erin Brockovich to help find out why 17 LeRoy, N.Y., teens have Tourette's-like symptoms.
'Taxi' star Conaway has sepsis, pneumonia

'Taxi' star Conaway has sepsis, pneumonia

LOS ANGELES, May 22 (UPI) -- Actor Jeff Conaway remained in a Los Angeles hospital Sunday with what a visitor said was a dangerous case of pneumonia and sepsis.
Experts debate merits of Sheen home rehab

Experts debate merits of Sheen home rehab

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 5 (UPI) -- Addiction experts say there are pros and cons to U.S. television star Charlie Sheen's home rehab strategy.
Roberts heading to 'Celebrity Rehab'

Roberts heading to 'Celebrity Rehab'

NEW YORK, July 27 (UPI) -- Actor Eric Roberts is to appear on the reality program "Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew," the New York Post reported.
Stars line up for 'Celebrity Rehab'

Stars line up for 'Celebrity Rehab'

LOS ANGELES, July 19 (UPI) -- Jeremy London, Janice Dickinson and Rachel Uchitel are to appear on the new edition of the U.S. reality show, "Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew," VH1 said.

Judge: No 'Celebrity Rehab' for DMX

PHOENIX, May 8 (UPI) -- An Arizona judge has denied hip-hop star DMX's request to leave the state so he can participate in the television reality show, "Celebrity Rehab."
Former child actor Coleman hospitalized

Former child actor Coleman hospitalized

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- Former child actor Gary Coleman was hospitalized in the Los Angeles area after suffering an apparent seizure, "The Insider" says.
VH1 to air 'Sex Rehab with Dr. Drew'

VH1 to air 'Sex Rehab with Dr. Drew'

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 6 (UPI) -- VH1 has announced plans to broadcast a new U.S. docu-drama series called "Sex Rehab with Dr. Drew."
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WAP2000091113- 09 SEPTEMBER 2000 - WASHINGTON, DC, USA: Dr. Drew Pinsky, co-host of MTV's Loveline and drDrew.com, speaks at the National Press Club in Washington, DC while launching a new nationwide anti-drug public service campaign in partnership with the National Institute on Drug Abuse. Dr. Alan I. Leshner, NIDA director, Major General Authur T. Dean, CEO of Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America and Sue Rusche took place in the press conference September, 11, 2000. cc/cc/Chris Corder UPI
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David Drew Pinsky (best known as Dr. Drew) born September 4, 1958, is an American radio and television personality, board-certified internist and addiction medicine specialist. He is the host of the nationally syndicated radio talk show, Loveline, which he has hosted since 1984. On television he hosts the talk show Dr. Drew on HLN, as well as produces and stars in the VH1 show Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew, its spinoffs Sex Rehab with Dr. Drew and Celebrity Rehab Presents Sober House.

Pinsky is also Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California, former Medical Director for the Department of Chemical Dependency Services at Las Encinas Hospital in Pasadena, California, staff member at Huntington Memorial Hospital, and a private practitioner.

Pinsky was born in Pasadena, California and attended Polytechnic School. His father, Morton Pinsky (1925–2009), was a physician; his mother, Helene Stanton (1925–), is a retired singer and actress. He majored in biology at Amherst College, graduating in 1980, and earned his M.D. at the University of Southern California School of Medicine in 1984. He served his residency in internal medicine at USC County Hospital and became chief resident at Huntington Memorial Hospital in Pasadena, and eventually moved into private practice.

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