Thomas DeFanti MD

Medical consultant at Stonington Institute, Medicine

About Thomas DeFanti MD

Thomas DeFanti, MD, has served as a medical consultant with the Stonington Institute of North Stonington, Connecticut, since 2010. After two years of clinical experience, he logged sufficient hours in the area of addictionology and accummulated enough medical education credits to qualify for speciality examination. In February of 2013, Dr. DeFanti was certified by the American Board of Addiction Medicine.

There is an enormous public health burden presented by tobacco, alcohol, and other substance use disorders and related conditions. ABAM's mission is to promote the training and certification of an expanding number of physicians in the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of substance related disorders. Dr. DeFanti presently oversees all medical aspects for Stonington Institute’s drug and alcohol detoxification unit.

In addition to his addiction medicine credentials, Thomas DeFanti, MD, holds a medical degree from Georgetown Medical School in Washington, D.C. and a certificate in public health from the Muskie School of Public Service in Portland, Maine. He has also completed residency training in both family practice and obstetrics and gynecology.                            

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