Pain Killer Addiction
Dave Schrader (email) welcomed Dr. Gregory A. Smith, who founded a medical group that focuses on integrative medicine for the treatment of chronic pain and prescription narcotic dependence and addiction. He discussed how powerful pharmaceutical corporations legally manufacture and distribute addictive and often deadly medications with the full authority of the US government.
Host: Dave Schrader
Gregory A. Smith, MD, QME, is the movie producer of the new release "The American Addict" and the expert
commentator in the movie about Michael Jackson's death "What Killed The King Of Pop?" Dr. Smith is the former Director of Pain Management at Harbor UCLA and Assistant Clinical Professor at UCLA. He went on to form Comprehensive Pain Relief Group inc. in 2001 and is currently President and Medical Director. He has published numerous research articles, published over 12 books, hosted 2 radio shows and has appeared as guest on multiple local and national radio and television shows. He is currently completing his newest book “American Addict, How doctors have created a generation of drug addicts”. He has lectured around the United States and currently resides in Redondo Beach, CA with his family.
Dr. Smith grew up in Yellow Springs Ohio. He is a graduate from Indiana University with a degree in both Chemistry and Biology. He went on to graduate from Washington University Medical School in St. Louis and completed a residency in Anesthesiology at State Univ. of New York (SUNY) in Brooklyn New York. There he was elected chief resident and completed a fellowship in pain management. He is board-certified in both Anesthesiology and Interventional Pain Management.