Sarah S. Kawasaki, MD

Sarah Sharfstein Kawasaki, MD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Director of Addiction Services at PPI.  Dr. Kawasaki received her MD at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and completed her internal medicine residency at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, followed by a Postdoctoral Fellowship at the Center for Behavioral Addiction Medicine, Department of Family Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles.  Most recently she served as Director of Internal Medicine at Healthcare for the Homeless in Baltimore, MD, where she treated the mentally ill and substance using homeless population in Baltimore.  She is an advocate for smoking cessation and suboxone treatment, for which she is a certified provider.  She has interests in investigating health outcomes in model of treatment, where interdisciplinary teams, including psychiatry, outpatient addiction treatment and case management, work in tandem.

 

Sarah S. Kawasaki, MD